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Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When setting up and decorating your first apartment, is it worth investing in a headboard? It’s a feature you see on most beds, and it’s not purely decorative – it actually serves some practical purposes. You might have had a headboard on your bed growing up, but is one really necessary? Read on below to…
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Brick walls are somewhat rare in a first apartment, but they can be a pleasant surprise if you can find them in a low price range. Exposed brick can also present some negatives, however, so read on below to learn about all the important pros and cons to having brick walls in your first apartment.…
Pros and Cons: Microwave vs. Oven for Preparing Ready-to-Go Meals
Pros and Cons: Microwave vs. Oven for Preparing Ready-to-Go Meals

Pros and Cons: Microwave vs. Oven for Preparing Ready-to-Go Meals

  |   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. In a hectic world of working often (if not always), some apartment-dwellers have turned to ready-to-go meals that can be ordered in bulk or by subscription. The thing is, some apartments’ kitchens may…
Pros and Cons: In-Apartment Gym vs. Gym Membership
Pros and Cons: In-Apartment Gym vs. Gym Membership

Pros and Cons: In-Apartment Gym vs. Gym Membership

  |   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. If you don’t have a gym in your apartment building but you want to exercise with gym equipment, you’re probably thinking about creating an in-apartment gym or getting a gym membership. If you…
Pros and Cons: Window AC vs. Central AC
Pros and Cons: Window AC vs. Central AC

Pros and Cons: Window AC vs. Central AC

  |   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. While you’re searching for your first apartment, you’ll have to choose between an apartment with window air conditioner units or centralized air conditioning. It’s natural, then, if you’re wondering which is more effective,…
Pros and Cons: High Ceilings
Pros and Cons: High Ceilings

Pros and Cons: High Ceilings

  |   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. If you’re looking for a new apartment, you’ve probably come across apartments with high ceilings. Many apartment seekers prefer high ceilings because they make the apartment appear more spacious. However, having an apartment…
Pros and Cons: Traditional Mops vs. Steam Mops
Pros and Cons: Traditional Mops vs. Steam Mops

Pros and Cons: Traditional Mops vs. Steam Mops

  |   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 it’s time for spring cleaning or you’re just doing your regular apartment cleaning, traditional mops and steam mops are both great choices for making your floors shine like new. That said, with…
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

  |   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. Some people prefer having wood floors in their apartment and others may prefer tile floors, but both flooring types have obvious advantages and disadvantages. That’s why it can be hard to choose between…
Pros and Cons: One-Floor Apartment vs Duplex Apartment
Pros and Cons: One-Floor Apartment vs Duplex Apartment

Pros and Cons: One-Floor Apartment vs Duplex Apartment

  |   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. Many people think of single-floor dwellings when they think of apartments, but in reality, two-floor apartments (also known as duplexes) abound. Usually, duplexes are two-family apartments, and people who live in duplex share…
Pros and Cons: Living with Friends vs. Living With Strangers
Pros and Cons: Living with Friends vs. Living With Strangers

Pros and Cons: Living with Friends vs. Living With Strangers

  |   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. In 2015, approximately one-quarter of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 lived with roommates. If you currently live with other people and are lucky, your roommate might be your friend, whether…