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Do You Need a Mattress Topper?
Do You Need a Mattress Topper?

Do You Need a Mattress Topper?

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Proper rest is the foundation of healing and a healthy lifestyle. The mattresses we sleep on support our bodies to give us optimal sleep, but like our bodies, they also wear down over time and need protection. A mattress topper can help maintain the integrity of both. But do you actually need one, or is…
How to Find a Guarantor
How to Find a Guarantor

How to Find a Guarantor

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For first-time renters or those looking to rent without proof of stable employment and income, landing that dream apartment may take an extra effort. When you’re credible but not quite meeting all the marks, a landlord may recommend you find a guarantor, allowing you to meet their requirements in a combined group effort. If you’re…
What Is a Garden Apartment?
What Is a Garden Apartment?

What Is a Garden Apartment?

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The term garden apartment might not necessarily mean a living space with direct access to green space. Garden apartments describe a style typically no more than three stories tall (with some exceptions) surrounded by green areas designed for community access. Garden apartments may include lawns, small stylized nature parks, and community garden spaces. They can…
How to Identify a Gas Leak
How to Identify a Gas Leak

How to Identify a Gas Leak

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Subtle and potentially lethal, gas leaks can be tough to identify without training and proper knowledge. Based on your physical symptoms and environmental signs, you can quickly and effectively find a leak in a gas line, then alert a qualified plumber or gas line technician. If you’re looking for quick tips on how to quickly…
Which Items Are Most Likely To Get Damaged During Your Move?
Which Items Are Most Likely To Get Damaged During Your Move?

Which Items Are Most Likely To Get Damaged During Your Move?

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Moving is expensive, hard work, and no one wants to lose their investment by damaging their belongings during a move. And that’s not just money speaking: Protecting your possessions is also about protecting your sentimental memories. To that end, here are the items most likely to be damaged during your move and how to protect…
How to Find an Apartment Quickly
How to Find an Apartment Quickly

How to Find an Apartment Quickly

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living in the city can be hectic, and so too can finding a city apartment in the first place. Someone else’s hustle could be your economic struggle if they snag that beautiful yet miraculously on-budget apartment before you. If your living situation is up in the air and you want to keep your costs low,…
How to Find the Right Apartment for Your Budget
How to Find the Right Apartment for Your Budget

How to Find the Right Apartment for Your Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Amid COVID-19 rental market fluctuations, it’s almost as if the housing market benefits the buyer one day and the seller the next. As such, finding an apartment that you can afford can be quite an arduous task.  Are you looking for a new place and having no luck? Here’s how to find the perfect apartment…
The Three Best Cities for Young Professional First-Time Renters
The Three Best Cities for Young Professional First-Time Renters

The Three Best Cities for Young Professional First-Time Renters

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With housing and gas prices on the rise, people are looking to the cities for salvation. That’s because the smaller spaces common in cities mean smaller rent and utility payments. Additionally, the dense populations and street layouts of cities are perfect for getting around via biking, walking, public transportation, and other methods that aren’t nearly…
How to Get Approved for an Apartment
How to Get Approved for an Apartment

How to Get Approved for an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding a new place is at once hard work and a decently simple process. Every leasing contract and situation is unique, but still, most share a few things in common. To that end, here are some tips for getting approved for an apartment. Prepare your finances Fortify yourself mentally and financially when you’re ready to…
Nine Cleaning Tips You Need To Hear
Nine Cleaning Tips You Need To Hear

Nine Cleaning Tips You Need To Hear

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Cleaning needs to be practiced, not just for efficiency and effectiveness, but because it always needs to be done. After all, dirt and dust inevitably pile up, and you can’t stop that. But that doesn’t make cleaning a joy. Fret not, though: With these nine cleaning tips, you’ll have no problem getting the job done.…