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Why You Need a Pool Phone Regardless of State Laws

Why You Need a Pool Phone Regardless of State Laws

Pool phones not required by law in your state? Not having one will still leave you your residents and your property vulnerable to many life safety issues. Here's what you need to know.

When An Elevator Entrapment Requires Extra Care

When An Elevator Entrapment Requires Extra Care

Imagine one of your tenants being trapped in an elevator for more than an hour. How do you envision the call would be handled? Here we walk through actual audio of such an entrapment, demonstrating how our service is exemplary in a situation like this.

John Miles

Posted on March 5 2019

By John Miles, Event Coordinator Kings III

Reputation Management for Property Managers

Reputation Management for Property Managers

As a property manager, you know that prospective tenants are swayed by your online presence. Here's how you can use reputation management to put your best face forward.

Breaking Language Barriers During an Emergency Call

Breaking Language Barriers During an Emergency Call

Being in emergency response, we have to be there for everyone who needs us, but factoring in multiculturalism and the many different languages that come with it, this can be difficult for many monitoring companies. Here's how we do it differently.

Woman Trapped in NYC Elevator for 3 Days : What We Can Learn

Woman Trapped in NYC Elevator for 3 Days : What We Can Learn

This is not about pointing out or piling on, but rather understanding that it is often someone else's unfortunate situation that highlights gaps we have in our own processes. Perfect opportunity to test your own emergency systems, elevator or otherwise, and see if they measure up - not just to

Tenant Satisfaction: Being Transparent

Tenant Satisfaction : Being Transparent

In the property management industry, keeping tenants satisfied is a non-negotiable. Of course, many factors contribute to tenant satisfaction. One of the top items? Clear communication. Here's how you can be transparent by your tenants' standards.

Property Renovation Checklist

Property Renovation Checklist

New year, new property? It's always important to look for ways to improve your site, especially at the beginning of the year. See our property renovation recommendations along with tips for keeping things running smoothly while the changes are underway.

Handling False Alarms on Your Property

Handling False Alarms on Your Property

Why are false emergency calls made? Simply put, we're all susceptible to human error. Property managers may face repercussions for false emergency calls made on-site, but this doesn't have to be the case. See how Kings III handles these situations.

PropTech Solutions Aimed at Improving the Tenant Experience

PropTech Solutions Aimed at Improving the Tenant Experience

With a whole world of PropTech options available, which of these are worth your while? Simply put, you should be looking for opportunities to make you and your tenants' lives easier. We'll walk you through the tech solutions that should be on your radar.

INFOGRAPHIC : Four Tenant Experience Mistakes to Avoid

INFOGRAPHIC : Four Tenant Experience Mistakes to Avoid

Just like all property managers, you're on a constant quest to improve your site's tenant experience. What might you be missing? The answers may be simpler than you think. See our infographic and get access to our tenant experience eBook.

Emergency Planning : Preparing for the Worst

Emergency Planning : Preparing for the Worst

When it comes to property safety and emergency preparedness, even your back up plans need back up plans. Being in emergency response, Kings III fully embodies this. See how we help ensure there's ALWAYS someone on the other line to answer emergency calls.

Ready Your Fitness Room for the New Year?s Resolution Rush

Ready Your Fitness Room for the New Year's Resolution Rush

If you have a fitness center on-site, you likely know the rush of tenants that blow through come the new year. Your property's gym can be a huge asset, but if you can't meet tenant standards, they'll look elsewhere. Here's how you can prepare.

What Does Gen Z Want As Tenants?

What Does Gen Z Want As Tenants ?

Move over millennials-- Generation Z is also looking to rent, and they come with a different set of tenant priorities. Here's how you can appeal to this younger generation (without alienating older residents/potential residents).

A Pool Phone in Winter?

A Pool Phone in Winter ?

You may be inclined to switch off your pool phone service during your pool's off season, but by doing so you may be leaving your property vulnerable and your residents at risk. Here's what you need to know about pool-related emergencies in the winter.

Create The Most Effective Tenant Satisfaction Survey

Create The Most Effective Tenant Satisfaction Survey

Tenant satisfaction surveys are key to making smart and skilled business decisions that make sense for your property. They give you the valuable opportunity to gain more in-depth insight from your consumers. Here are some tips for doing them well.

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.