Empowering tenants to prevent apartment fires can save lives, money, and insurance claims. According to the NFPA, there are 156,600 cooking fires a year. Together, they account for 400 deaths, 5,000 injuries, and over $853,000,000 in property damage annually. That’s an average of approximately $5,500 in property damage per fire, though many result in losses upwards of $30,000. (more…)
Home invasion robberies have been on the rise for some time, but detached single-family homes offer the perpetrator some sense of security in that he’s less likely to be seen or heard by neighbors.
But a new threat is on the rise: Apartment invasion robberies are becoming more common. They’re easy to stake out, people come and go all the time in apartment complexes and one more person is unlikely to be noticed, and even if the neighbors hear, they’re likely to keep out of the matter.