Safety at Any Age
Multifamily residential buildings provide both privacy and community. Privacy, because a recluse in New York City can ha…
Dealing With Code Violations
Better Safe Than Sorry
Those of us without engineering degrees tend to take the buildings in which we live and work for granted. We simply ass…
Lead Paint and Other Toxins
Minimizing Indoor Hazards
Whether you make your home in the heart of a city or in a sprawling suburb, there are certain dangers that have nothing …
Knowing When to Call Your Manager
Response to Calls is an Essential Part of the Manager’s Job
Olivia Pope, the main character on ABC’s Scandal, is a professional fixer. If you have a problem—any problem—she can fi…
Board Owner Do’s and Don’ts
What Makes a Board Successful?
It only takes a few minutes of a web search to uncover the traits that make a successful person or business owner. For e…
Holiday Tipping Etiquette
Who Gets How Much?
Whether you live in a suburb or in the heart of the city, life is expensive. Sometimes it can feel as though everybody f…
A Clear View
What’s New in Window Trends and Technology?
Windows can dramatically change any space, from transforming a tiny kitchen into a front row seat to a glorious skyline …
Plumbing the Depths
Pipes, Drains, and Your Building's Water Supply
Of all the modern conveniences we take for granted, perhaps none is as profoundly basic —and indispensable—as indoor pl…
To Claim, or Not to Claim?
The Insurance Dilemma