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Which Bills You Should (and Shouldn’t) Put on Credit

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Using credit cards can be a controversial topic depending on who you ask, but there’s no denying their ability to provide both convenience and opportunities for financial rewards. read more

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4 Golden Rules for Quarantining With Roommates

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Quarantining isn’t easy, especially if you have roommates. You might have already discovered some of the challenges of the situation over the last several months — for instance, how to agree on read more

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Monday Night Football: Game Night Entertaining in a Small Apartment

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Gathering friends and family at your place for a Monday night football game can be one of the most enjoyable forms of apartment entertaining. You needn’t go overboard with planning the event, but if you hope for a pleasant evening watching the game, you can plan ahead with the following: read more

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Don’t Fall Victim to These 3 Budget-Busters and Space-Wasters!

So, you’re living on a shoestring budget? We can relate! Oh, and you’re in a tiny one-bedroom apartment with limited space? read more

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A Beginner’s Guide to Feng Shui

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Did your water heater just break? Having bad luck lately? Not enough room in your apartment? Your apartment may be suffering from bad feng shui. Feng what? Feng shui read more

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How to Clean a Cat Urine Stain

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A cat urine stain on the upholstery is an unpleasant matter, especially in an apartment where space is limited and you’re more likely to smell the stain. Simply draping a blanket over the stain once it’s dried won’t take care of it. The smell will linger, and your cat will be compelled to continue marking […] read more

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3 Important Rules For College Roommates

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College roommates naturally spend most of their time together, and because of that, it is important that clear boundaries are set and maintained. Without rules, the chances for stepping on each other’s toes are rather significant. As you approach the move-in date, consider getting together to set some ground rules to ensure that both of you feel […] read more

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How To Organize Your Moving Truck Efficiently

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So you’ve planned your move and reserved a moving truck, but you’re not sure where to start with your packing. Maybe you’re a packrat and are dreading sorting through all your possessions, or maybe you’re inclined to throw things out with wild abandon and figure that you’ll just toss everything and have very little to pack. Whatever your situation may be, you’ll need to create a thorough inventory and do some careful packing in order to have a super-successful move. read more

Pest Control Tips for New Homeowners

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Moving into a new place is exciting, but it can also mean a potential battle against pests that may currently reside in your new home. When the home is an older or smaller space, such as an apartment or a condo, it can be especially difficult to keep the pests at bay. Whether you’re renting […] read more