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Typical Utility Costs in Los Angeles

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Pristine beaches as far as the eye can see, more blue skies and sunshine than you can imagine, breathtaking vistas, and top-shelf international cuisine at your fingertips — it’s no wonder Los Angeles captures the hearts and souls of so many. read more

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20 Tips for Surviving Flu Season

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Flu season takes down lots of people every year. Even with vaccination, you can contract a unique strain of influenza and be out of commission for days or even weeks on end. read more

All these varieties make great indoor houseplants during the cold season.

9 Indoor Plants That Thrive During the Winter

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Healthy houseplants require little attention during the spring and summer. During these times, the home is filled with fresh, warm air and the sun streams into every room, so all you need to do is keep them moist for them to thrive. But then autumn creeps in, followed by those long, chilly days and nights […] read more

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

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 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