Who is responsible for fire damper locations?

Answer Fire dampers are installed by HVAC contractors and the location is chosen by the owner of the building and the contractor. The dampers have to be inspected and tested regularly. Fire dampers also h... Read More »

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Definition of Fire Damper?

A fire damper is a device that prevents the migration of fire where air ducts penetrate fire barriers such as floors, walls and partitions. The construction of the fire damper includes a galvanized... Read More »

Who is responsible for damages to your property by fire department while putting out a fire next door?

Insurance. A fire department can use any means necessary to extinguish a fire. If a property is damaged, chances are it was to prevent the fire from spreading.

Is the tenant or landlord responsible for damages in an apartment fire?

Answer From an insurance perspective the landlord should have coverage on the building and the tenant should have coverage on his/her contents. Legal liability may be a different issue depending on... Read More »

Who is responsible for a external fire that caused damage on outside of apartment the tenant or landlord?

If the association fees are part of the obligations of your landlord under your lease agreement you could pay the fees directly, then deduct them from the rent, sending a letter to the landlord wit... Read More »