Apartment Living

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7 Things You’re Forgetting to Clean in Your Apartment

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You may run your vacuum religiously and shine your windows every single weekend, but are there still things that you’re forgetting to clean in your apartment? read more

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Back to School: College Apartment Checklist

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Moving into your first apartment is one of the biggest rites of passage for a young adult. Just as moving into a dorm room from your family home was a landmark occasion, this transition is also exciting, a little scary, and most of all, challenging. read more

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The 5 Biggest Drawbacks of Apartment Living — and How to Remedy Them

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Apartment living certainly has its perks: you don’t have to do yard work, you never have to pay for the repairs on anything if it breaks, and you can feel free to leave as soon as your lease is up. Of course, the renter’s lifestyle is not without its little annoyances, including paper thin walls, […] read more

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Top, Middle, or Bottom: Which Floor is Best?

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Whether you’re planning on moving into a high-rise or a low-rise apartment building, there are a lot of things to consider. One of those things should be which floor is best for you and your lifestyle: the top, middle, or bottom. read more

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Does Your Apartment Have Poor Insulation?

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Depending on where you live, cold temperatures are unavoidable as winter sets in. After a long day trekking through the snow, curling up in a warm, cozy home sounds like a good plan. Unfortunately, many apartments have poor insulation, but living there doesn’t have to be torture every winter. read more

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The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

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There are about 3.9 million Americans who work from home at least half of the time, according to a report from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs. On top of that, this number is steadily growing each year, as employers are finding that employees who work from home are typically more productive and happier with their […] read more

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5 Ways to Use a Guest Bedroom — Other than for Guests

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An extra bedroom is one of the few things apartment dwellers everywhere dream of. It’s so much more than an additional amount of space — it’s also an opportunity to be creative with its use. And while it’s certainly helpful to have the extra space just in case a guest sleeps over, the reality is […] read more

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8 Hacks That Will Transform Your Rental Bathroom

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When you toured your rental home for the first time, it’s likely that you braced yourself when you looked at the bathroom. Ranging from the “eh, it’s okay” to wondering if you’ll just skip showers for a year, rental bathrooms are often the most polarizing room of the house. That doesn’t mean that they are […] read more

Surviving the Summer Without Central Air Conditioning

Surviving the Summer Without Central Air Conditioning

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Summer is officially here, along with all the things we love about it — and a few that we hate about it. Like heat waves. read more