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Do Not Fear the Emergency Phone

Do Not Fear the Emergency Phone

ONLY USE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. You've seen it on fire alarms, emergency phones, etc. But as the property manager, this doesn't necessarily apply to you, as you should regularly test your emergency phones. Here's how to do it right.

Your Elevator Contract: Why You Should Read the Fine Print

Your Elevator Contract: Why You Should Read the Fine Print

You need elevator companies for elevator installations and repairs, but are they your best option for for elevator phone monitoring? See actual examples of the hidden line items in elevator contracts that you're probably overpaying for.

Combatting Dispatch Center Shortages During Mass Emergencies

Combating Dispatch Center Shortages During Mass Emergencies

During mass emergencies, such as natural disasters, 911 call centers and other emergency dispatch centers can become limited in resources and can only help so many people. Learn how Kings III works to withstand this phenomenon.

The Hottest Current Elevator Upgrade : Machine Room-Less Elevator

The Hottest Current Elevator Upgrade : Machine Room-Less Elevator

Machine Room-Less Elevators (MRLs) are becoming more and more common in the United States. Is this something you should consider for your property? Learn the pros, cons and code requirements associated with the upgrade.

Keeping Properties Safe in the Event of a Power Outage

Keeping Properties Safe in the Event of a Power Outage

For those in property management, a power outage isn't just a personal annoyance. It can have large-scale and sometimes even dangerous implications. If a power outage occurs on your site, these are the safety items you must pay attention to.

Property Management Safety Concerns By The Numbers

Property Management Safety Concerns By The Numbers

Emergency preparedness is a must for property managers, but unless you've encountered a large onsite emergency, you may find yourself running through the motions. These numbers show why preparation must be taken seriously and what you should prepare for.

Hurricane Season 2017 Update - One Year Later

Hurricane Season 2017 Update - One Year Later

It has been a little over a year since Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wreaked havoc on our country, but some of the property damage remains lasting. Take a look at what still needs to be done and how you can prevent damage during this year's hurricane season.

Flood Insurance for your Property - Take Action While You Can

Flood Insurance for your Property - Take Action While You Can

Come November 30th, property managers may not have access to the same flood insurance options. Congress must reevaluate the National Flood Insurance Program on this date, and its authorization isn't guaranteed. Learn what this means for you.

Self-Storage Leader Future Proofs Emergency Telephone Solution

Self-Storage Leader Future Proofs Emergency Telephone Solution

A customer success story: With Kings III's help, a leader in the storage industry upgraded their emergency telephone systems to cellular lines nationwide. See the process and the resulting benefits.

Laundry Facility Safety Tips for Property Managers

Laundry Facility Safety Tips for Property Managers

Have a laundry facility on-site? Life safety should apply throughout your entire property, but there are certain areas, like the laundry facility, that present unique risks and require extra care. Take these steps to ensure things run safely and smoothly.

America Is Facing A Call Center Worker Shortage

America Is Facing A Call Center Worker Shortage

Recent news has shown that 911 emergency call centers have been struggling, making dedicated emergency telephone call centers more important than ever. See how Kings III is rising to the occasion.

Emergency Phones for Vulnerable Property Areas

Emergency Telephones for Vulnerable Property Areas

When it comes to property safety, it is important to address vulnerable areas on your property with specific safety needs. Here are some common on-site areas that often require extra protection.

Property Unit Inspections : How and When

Property Unit Inspections : How and When

Property managers recognize the importance of preventative maintenance and inspections when it comes to property safety/upkeep, but the lines become a little blurred when it comes to unit inspections. Perform them effectively with these tips.

Your Emergency Action Plan: Addressing an Active Shooter

Your Emergency Action Plan : Addressing an Active Shooter

Active shooter preparedness has, unfortunately, become an essential part of property emergency response. Learn tips you can give your tenants, employees and visitors should they ever face an active shooter or other violent situation at your building or property.

Flash Flood Protection and Safety Tips

Flash Flood Protection and Safety Tips

Some of the most common emergencies that property managers encounter are weather-related, with flash flooding right at the top of the list. Just because flash flooding is common doesn't mean it can't produce grave results. Here's how you can prepare.

Protect Yourself When Dealing With An Unstable Tenant

Protect Yourself When Dealing With An Unstable Tenant

In property management, the goal is to make all tenants happy. Unfortunately, this can't always be the case. Learn what you can do to prevent running into this as well as how to mitigate the situation if it does occur in order to keep you and your tenants safe.

In Case of Emergency, Wait Here: Your Best Options for an Area of

Your Best Options for an Area of Refuge

The area of refuge is a staple when it comes to emergency preparedness and response and is a requirement for overall property safety. Here are the need to know's when it comes to requirements for the areas of refuge on-site.

Lobby Security Basics

Lobby Security Basics

As a property manager, you may not always prioritize lobby safety since it is one of the most public areas on property. However, this also makes it the most accessible. This creates some essential security needs. See what you may be overlooking.

How To Safely Deal With Vacant Properties

How To Safely Deal With Vacant Properties

A vacant property does not mean less work for the property manager. In fact, sometimes it can add even more stress with extra property safety and maintenance items to consider. Follow these tips for a safer and more hassle-free property vacancy.

Talk To Your Tenants About Fire Safety

Talk To Your Tenants About Fire Safety

Property managers are often aware of the steps they need to take for overall property fire safety, but they may be leaving an important one out- talking to tenants about THEIR safety responsibilities. Here's what they need to know.

Safety Amenities That Attract Families and Singles

Safety Amenities That Attract Families and Singles

With more and more unfortunate circumstances occurring all around us, property safety falls high on most people's priority list when deciding where to live. Here are some property safety amenities that will help you stand out to potential residents.

Campus Safety Tips

Campus Safety Tips

Like with any other property, there's no way to create a foolproof plan that keeps your campus safe from harm. There are, however, essential safety tips to relay to campus guests to help make it a safer place. Let's walk through some of the essentials.

How Kings III Makes Purchasing Easy for Our Government Clients

How Kings III Makes Purchasing Easy for Our Government Clients

Kings III values our government clients and recognizes their unique needs. In this blog post, Kings III's VP of Client Relations explains what we do to provide a streamlined purchasing and contracting process for our government clients.

How To Detect Structural Damage in Public Pools

How To Detect Structural Damage in Public Pools

Public pool safety involves many different aspects, one of which being to keep a regular eye on pool maintenance and how it affects your pool's condition. Learn what to look out for when it comes to your pool's structure in order to avoid safety mishaps.

Your Quick and Easy Elevator Code Checklist

Your Quick and Easy Elevator Code Checklist

Elevator code compliance doesn't have to be as daunting as it seems. Make sure your bases are covered with help from this elevator code checklist- including ASME, ADA, IBC and NEC.