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Re: security camera by Garry (Iowa) on December 20, 2017 @10:10

If you put a lock on the furnace room door, that should be good enough. There would be no need to put a separate lock on the water valve. Just remember, too many locks to keep tenants "out" or deny access to a shutoff valve, also means you as the LL take on a LOT more responsibility if something goes wrong. I have 20 SFH, all with basements, and T access to the furnace plumbing, and electrical. Yes, sometimes kids play in those areas. I just don't ever worry about somebody bothering something they shouldn't. If it happens, it happens. I fix the problem, and move on. I would much rather have the T be able to do something in an emergency, than worry about what "might" happen if kids are playing in the area.
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Re: security camera by Laura on December 20, 2017 @11:40 [ Reply ]
Thanks G,this isn't a worry about what could happen, this has already happened and do not want it to happen again. I will lock the valve so it can't be tampered with again and leave the door open so the main shut off valve can be reached.

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