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Sustainable Living: Are LED Lights Worth It?
Sustainable Living: Are LED Lights Worth It?

Sustainable Living: Are LED Lights Worth It?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having the right lighting in your apartment can change how you live and work. It can also affect your carbon footprint. Sometimes, people overlook the benefits of purchasing LED lights because they were previously far more expensive than incandescent lights. Additionally, many people hear faint whispers that LED lights are better but aren’t quite aware…
How to Grow Plants on Your Balcony
How to Grow Plants on Your Balcony

How to Grow Plants on Your Balcony

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If your apartment has a balcony, you can easily make it look nice by decorating it with plants. If you have a little more room, your balcony can be the perfect area for a small container garden to flourish if you also want to grow some fruits, vegetables, and herbs. However, there are a few…
How to Get Used to Your Electric Stove
How to Get Used to Your Electric Stove

How to Get Used to Your Electric Stove

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many apartment kitchens are equipped with gas stoves, but you might come across some with electric stoves. These stoves can often be found in partial kitchens and are easy to use, but there are a few things you should know before getting started. If your first apartment’s electric stove is the first you’re ever using,…
How Can Thrifting Save You Money Furnishing Your First Apartment?
How Can Thrifting Save You Money Furnishing Your First Apartment?

How Can Thrifting Save You Money Furnishing Your First Apartment?

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As you furnish your apartment, you might think about going to a thrift store to save some money, which makes sense. Despite some misconceptions about thrifted items, you can find an array of furniture at thrift stores, including some in excellent condition at a great price. That said, if you’ve never been thrifting before, there…
Is a Bar Cart Right for Your First Apartment?
Is a Bar Cart Right for Your First Apartment?

Is a Bar Cart Right for Your First Apartment?

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Having a bar stocked with your favorite drinks in your first apartment can be nice, but you might not have enough space for it. One easy solution to solve this issue is by getting a bar cart. However, you might wonder if it’s worth the money to get one. Below, find out some reasons why…
What Kind of Mirror Is Best for Your Bedroom?
What Kind of Mirror Is Best for Your Bedroom?

What Kind of Mirror Is Best for Your Bedroom?

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When you’re decorating your apartment, one of the most important rooms to decorate is your bedroom, and many people wind up decorating solely with wall art. However, having a mirror in your bedroom can make for a memorable statement or accent piece. Since there are so many types of mirrors available, it can be tricky…
Is Warm or Cool Lighting Better for Your Apartment?
Is Warm or Cool Lighting Better for Your Apartment?

Is Warm or Cool Lighting Better for Your Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it comes to lighting, you’ve probably heard one of the most well-known money-saving tips: Turn off the lights when you’re not using them. However, when your lights are on, they should set the right mood, and not all lights are equal on this front. Sometimes, you might overlook the best type of lighting for…
7 Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas
7 Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas

7 Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If your first apartment’s bathroom is a bit small, you’ll quickly find yourself running out of storage space to store your bathroom essentials. And if your bathroom doesn’t come equipped with storage to make up for the lack of space, you’ll need to get a little creative. If you’re not sure where to start, here…
5 Places to Get Quarters for Your Coin-Operated Washer/Dryer
5 Places to Get Quarters for Your Coin-Operated Washer/Dryer

5 Places to Get Quarters for Your Coin-Operated Washer/Dryer

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Many people don’t carry cash anymore, and it’s increasingly less common for people to carry change as well. Additionally, getting coins can be a hassle during a coin shortage, but you’ll need them if your first apartment has coin-operated washers and dryers. Alternatively, if your apartment doesn’t have washers or dryers in your apartment building,…
Are Non-Slip Bath Mats Really Necessary?
Are Non-Slip Bath Mats Really Necessary?

Are Non-Slip Bath Mats Really Necessary?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Let’s say you’re shopping for some must-haves and cheap upgrades for your first apartment’s bathroom. As you shop to furnish your bathroom, you might wonder if you should get a non-slip bath mat. If you’re asking yourself this question, below, you can find out whether non-slip bath mats are really necessary. The advantages of non-slip…