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What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?
What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?

What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One thing that might make some first-time renters nervous is the idea of the apartment building they’re moving into being sold. This can be a somewhat scary prospect, but thankfully, there are many legal protections in place to keep you and your money safe. Read on below for everything you need to know about what…
Are Portable Washing Machines Worth It in Your First Apartment?
Are Portable Washing Machines Worth It in Your First Apartment?

Are Portable Washing Machines Worth It in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One question you should be asking when looking at first apartment options is, “is there a washer and dryer?” If the answer is no, you’ll need to find another way to keep your clothes clean. Laundromats and on-site laundry facilities can be expensive and a hassle, but luckily there’s another option: a portable washing machine.…
How to Use Drywall Anchors in Your First Apartment
How to Use Drywall Anchors in Your First Apartment

How to Use Drywall Anchors in Your First Apartment

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The task of furnishing and decorating your first apartment often includes hanging pictures, shelves, and other things, but fixtures that aren’t hung properly can fall and break – and damage to the apartment walls. Drywall anchors are an easy way to help you hang things safely, so read on below to learn how to use…
How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers
How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers

How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers

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Kitchen drawers tend to become a catch-all for things you don’t have a place for. Over time, this can lead to your drawers becoming increasingly cluttered and make it difficult to find things you need. Read on below for the best tips on how to organize your kitchen drawers so you won’t have to declutter…
What’s the Right Rug Size and Shape for Your Apartment?
What’s the Right Rug Size and Shape for Your Apartment?

What’s the Right Rug Size and Shape for Your Apartment?

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Once you’ve settled into your first apartment and started decorating, one great upgrade you can make for added style and comfort is a great area rug. A tasteful rug can help bring a room together and make your furniture and decor feel more unified, but a rug that’s too small or too large can make…
What Is California Chic in Home Decor?
What Is California Chic in Home Decor?

What Is California Chic in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When decorating your first apartment on a budget, it can be hard to find a look that strikes a good balance between style and comfort. One decorating style that does this perfectly, however, is California Chic. What is California Chic, and how can you get the look in your first apartment? Read on below to…
Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?
Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?

Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A couch is one of the biggest investment pieces in your first apartment decor, as prices can range anywhere from a few hundred to thousands of dollars. It’s important to consider your fabric choice when looking for a first apartment couch, as different fabrics can last longer, be easier to clean, or be more versatile…
5 Daily Apartment Cleaning Rituals in Under 10 Minutes
5 Daily Apartment Cleaning Rituals in Under 10 Minutes

5 Daily Apartment Cleaning Rituals in Under 10 Minutes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Keeping your apartment clean as a busy young person is difficult, but if you build good habits, it can be much easier. Small daily cleaning tasks can keep your apartment tidy so you don’t have to deep clean in a rush when you have friends or family over. Read on below for four daily apartment…
What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?
What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?

What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?

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TikToker Lex Nicoleta has recently popularized the “coastal grandmother” aesthetic, which has taken over TikTok in the last few weeks. But you don’t need to live on the coast or be a grandmother to get this look! Here are some things you can do in your apartment to get the aesthetic for yourself. What’s the…
First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary
First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary

First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary

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When researching which type of decor to go for in your first apartment, you’ve probably come across the terms “modern” and “contemporary.” While the names may make these styles seem similar – and they are to an extent – there are some crucial differences as well. In this guide, we’ll outline the differences between these…