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6 Tips to Declutter Your Kitchen Counters and Reclaim Your Cook Space

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Remember when you moved into your place and noticed how much counter space there was in the kitchen? Now, six months later, you struggle to find enough room on the counter to even set down a bag of groceries — and despite all your claims that a night prowler stole the extra space while you […] read more

Young woman's furniture arrives at her new home in extremely poor condition

Fighting Back Against Moving Fraud

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Moving companies streamline the whole moving process considerably — when they’re actually doing their jobs, of course. In the midst of packing up and getting settled into your new place, things can go wrong quite easily. read more

A little girl finds a way to cool off in her parents' apartment without central air conditioning.

10 Cool Tricks To Beat The Heat Without Central A.C.

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Triple-digit temperatures are tolerable if you’re frolicking around a pool or playing tag with ocean waves, but if you’re stuck indoors with no air conditioning, sweltering summer heat can be a living hell. read more

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Our Favorite Fold-Out Beds for Small Apartments

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For tenants who don’t have a lot of square footage to work with, such as those renting out a studio or efficiency apartment, it can prove challenging to shop for essential furnishings like beds. If space is a concern for you, it might seem like there are very few ways around your predicament. Rest assured […] read more

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Cheap and Easy Ways to Spruce Up Shelves and Dressers

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No matter how much you’ve enjoyed that shelving unit you spent a whole day putting together with an Allen wrench or that dresser you scored for $10 at a garage sale, sooner or later you’ll want something new. But instead of shopping for replacements, why not use your industrious creativity to revamp those old pieces? […] read more

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How to Make the Most of Living With Your Best Friend

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For a lot of young and/or single folks, choosing to go in on a lease with a good friend makes sense on a lot of levels. read more

Cooking vegetables on a small grill.

Small Grill Recipes For Balcony Cookouts

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Many apartment balconies have room for a full-size barbecue grill — though some can barely accommodate a small one. Compact grills are great for simple things like hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken wings, but with a little creativity, they can also be used to create read more

A problematic neighbor harasses a young couple in their apartment

How to Deal with Neighbor Harassment

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In a perfect world, we’d all be able to trust our neighbors. Maybe we’d read more

A combination refrigerator/freezer in an average apartment unit.

Space-Saving Tips For Apartment Refrigerator/Freezer Combos

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Since most apartments don’t have the space or appropriate hookups for freestanding freezers, renters are usually forced to make the most of the space available to them in a refrigerator/freezer combo. read more