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The Best Way to Handle Annoying Neighbors

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An otherwise fantastic apartment can quickly become a source of frustration if you reside near annoying neighbors. Whether blaring music at odd hours of the night, leaving trash in the hallways, entertaining an endless stream of visitors, or simply refusing to use use indoor voices, annoying neighbors are something most renters will encounter at some […] read more

Tips and Tricks for Doing Laundry in your Building Laundry Room

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Having a laundry room in your building is an undeniable perk. If you've ever had to drag your dirty clothes six blocks to a Laundromat in the rain, your basement laundry room can feel like a real luxury. Of course, it isn't just your laundry room. You've got to share it with everyone else in the building. Even in an apartment complex where neighbors treat each other like strangers, the laundry room brings everyone together--and not always in the best way. Right in front of the washing machines, epic battles rage every day in apartment buildings across the nation. Suspicions are cast, territories are claimed, nasty notes are posted, and clothes disappear--sometimes without a single spoken exchange. Don't let yourself get dragged into the drama in your laundry room. These tips and tricks will show you how. read more

What to Do in the Event of an Apartment Break-in

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Most of us try to keep our wits about us on the street or while driving through an unfamiliar neighborhood. But the one place we're supposed to be able to relax and not think about the potential of danger is in our own homes. That's why it's so deeply disturbing when we hear about a crime committed by a stranger in the victim's own home. It's horrible and it does happen. The chances are slim, but it makes sense to be prepared on the off chance that someone tries to break into your apartment. read more

How to Secure your Stuff in and Around Your Apartment

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How to Secure your Stuff in and Around Your Apartment Living in an apartment complex can sometimes give you a false sense of security, as if your apartment is safer because your neighbors live so close by. In some sense, it is safer--it's easier to find a neighbor to come to your aid in an emergency than it is for people in rural areas. But when it comes to keeping your things safe, living in an apartment can be more risky. read more

Dealing with Bad Neighbors

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You haven’t gotten any sleep in two weeks because the neighbors above you seem to be part of a marathon, practicing every night by running from their bedroom to the kitchen, the bathroom, the living room, and even down the stairs. And of course, the neighbors on both sides of you are having a competition to see who can drown out the other’s music at 3 in the morning. What about the neighbor whose dog pees all over your patio furniture? What do all of your neighbors have in common? They make your life hell and just renewed their lease for another year. What can you do? Learn how to deal with a bad neighbor. read more