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How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture
How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Buying a nice set of patio furniture is a great way to upgrade your first apartment setup and create more space for hosting guests. Outdoor furniture tends to get dirty, however, and over time, dust and dirt can cause permanent stains and fade the color of your furniture. Want some great tips to clean and…
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many first-time renters overlook their backyard or patio, and they’re missing out on what could be a great hang-out spot! A backyard is a great place to relax when the weather’s nice. It can also expand your space in a small apartment when you’re hosting a party. Read on below to learn what furniture and…
How to Sell Your Old Furniture As You Prepare for a Move
How to Sell Your Old Furniture As You Prepare for a Move

How to Sell Your Old Furniture As You Prepare for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re getting ready for a big move, it can be hard to know what to do with all your furniture. Maybe your new place is a bit smaller, or maybe you’re just looking to get rid of old furniture and buy some new furniture to replace it. Either way, now is the perfect time…
How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving
How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving

How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re about to move into your first apartment and already have most of your furniture, you might be unsure how to move and arrange it all. Similarly, decorating your new apartment might feel like a daunting task if you don’t have a thorough plan, especially if your apartment lacks space. If you want to…
Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly
Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly

Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. Whether you’re moving into a new apartment or simply redecorating, finding the perfect bed frame or couch for your space can be exciting. However, assembling furniture can be a tedious or challenging process,…
Four Space-Saving Furniture Tips for Small Apartments
Four Space-Saving Furniture Tips for Small Apartments

Four Space-Saving Furniture Tips for Small Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have a small apartment, you may struggle with storing and arranging your belongings in a limited amount of space, but you don’t have to get rid of your stuff. Instead, you can free up space through some nifty tips meant to prevent you from having to dispose of your possessions. In fact, after…
How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces
How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces

How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Online marketplaces are a convenient source for finding a bargain and buying affordable furniture and other home goods. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful during the purchase and exchange process, you might find yourself facing scams and dangerous situations. Here are a few ways to ensure your safety when buying furniture online. Research the item To…
10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs
10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs

10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Furnishing an apartment for the first time can be a scary proposition. What do I really need? How much will it cost? Where should I start? If you start with these 10 essentials, you can then fill in with accessories and smaller items as your budget allows. The total tab to our lower priced options…
Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel
Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel

Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  Buying furniture online is challenging, to say the least. Obviously, it would be preferable to go to a storefront – check out the fabrics, colors, and textures; bounce on the mattress; sit on the sofa, and so on. Unfortunately, we don’t always have a brick-and-mortar storefront accessible. Even if we do, there’s no guarantee…