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A cheerful and affordable holiday decor scheme for an apartment living room

18 Holiday Decor Tips for Small Living Spaces

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Seeing giant trees go up in stores and larger-than-life holiday displays through the picture windows of sprawling homes is inspirational — until it makes you think about how little space in you have in your own apartment to decorate for the season. No worries! With very little money and a ton of creativity, you too […] read more

Girl uses a small room heater to help her and her cat survive the harsh winter.

Wintertime Updates Your Apartment Needs

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The chill of winter is fast approaching for many of us, and as temperatures continue to drop, we find that it’s often an uphill battle to keep the drafts at bay. Most people tend to crank up the thermostat during this time of year, which usually causes the utility bills to go way up. Fortunately, […] read more

An apartment wall covered with unsightly rust stains

5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Rust Stains In Your Apartment

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Rust is a natural process caused by the exposure of metal to moisture. It turns surfaces brown or orange over time, detracting from their original shiny or matte silver metal finish. read more

Young man has trouble sleeping because of his noisy neighbors. Looks like he needs to file a complaint!

How to (Correctly) File a Complaint About a Neighbor

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At its best, living in an apartment is like always having family nearby to help you move a couch, lend you a cup of sugar, or water your plants when you’re on vacation. At its worst, it’s like always having strangers around you who don’t seem to care anything about your peace of mind and […] read more

Young man sinks his head into his arms inside his apartment, extremely displease with his living situation

10 Signs It’s Time to Move to a New Apartment

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From the time you’re born, life is constantly in flux. You grow, develop, and experience changes both good and bad. One of the best and most reliable parts of the journey is going through varied relationships, environments, jobs, and living spaces. read more

This bedroom is dark...but it could be a whole lot darker with the proper lightproofing treatment

Lightproofing Your Apartment Bedroom

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A ray of golden sunshine can make your day — unless it’s shining in your face while you’re trying to get some much-needed sleep, of course. read more

A cockroach crawls along a wooden surface inside a home

How to Prevent Cockroaches from Invading Your Apartment

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Most people can agree that cockroaches are a disturbing pest that needs to be gotten rid of. There are several approaches to eliminating cockroaches, which we’ve covered in a previous article. But how can you prevent cockroaches from returning once you’ve made them vacate your home? Read on for an overview of common cockroach characteristics and the best prevention methods. read more

A young man stands freezing inside his apartment. Looks like it's time to winterize!

Best Ways to Winterize Your Apartment

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No matter where you live, chances are the winter months are colder than the others and you want to stay warm. read more

Person fills out an application for a Renters Insurance policy.

6 Essentials to Look For in Your Renters Insurance Policy

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No one likes to think about losing all their possessions — or even losing a few of them. But if a devastating fire or storm hits your apartment or a car veers into your living room, everything you own can be lost in an instant. read more