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5 Steps to Take If Your Apartment Floods
5 Steps to Take If Your Apartment Floods

5 Steps to Take If Your Apartment Floods

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A flood in your apartment can throw you for a loop and mess up your comfortable lifestyle, but with the right steps, you can quickly recover and get things back to normal. From stopping the flooding as quickly as possible to restoring and replacing damaged items, here are five steps to take if your apartment…
How to Pack Your TV for a Move
How to Pack Your TV for a Move

How to Pack Your TV for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When moving into or out of your first apartment, one item to be particularly aware of is your TV. Flatscreen TVs can be expensive and easy to break, so taking the time and effort to properly protect yours is worthwhile. Read on below to learn how to properly pack your TV for a move. Clean…
5 Fun Ways to Use Colorful Lights in Your First Apartment
5 Fun Ways to Use Colorful Lights in Your First Apartment

5 Fun Ways to Use Colorful Lights in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Colorful lights are a unique decorative element that can help your first apartment stand out from the rest. It can be tricky to incorporate these lights without them looking tacky though, so it’s important to have a good plan for smart usage. Read on below for five great ways to use colorful lights in your…
Do You Need a Humidifier in Your First Apartment?
Do You Need a Humidifier in Your First Apartment?

Do You Need a Humidifier in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Maintaining the right levels of humidity is one of the most important things you can do to feel more comfortable in your apartment, as humidity that’s too high or low can cause a variety of skin problems, respiratory issues, and even damage to your possessions. If you feel like the air in your first apartment…
5 Romantic First Apartment Decor Ideas
5 Romantic First Apartment Decor Ideas

5 Romantic First Apartment Decor Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether it’s for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day or your anniversary – or just the general look you want to pursue with your apartment decor – romantic decorating can be tricky. It may be easy to list off individual things that are typically classified as “romantic,” but putting them together in a balanced way…
4 Fun Ways to Use String Lights in Your First Apartment
4 Fun Ways to Use String Lights in Your First Apartment

4 Fun Ways to Use String Lights in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
String lights can be one of the best decorations to add light and a decorative flair to your first apartment. With so many ways to hang string lights, however, which one should you choose? Read on below for four of the best ways to hang string lights and elevate your first apartment. Across the ceiling…
Do You Need a Dehumidifier in Your First Apartment?
Do You Need a Dehumidifier in Your First Apartment?

Do You Need a Dehumidifier in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A dehumidifier is a device often used to lower the water content of the air in a room or building. Purchasing a dehumidifier can be a useful step in creating a healthier and more comfortable home, but do you really need one? Read on below for four reasons you need a dehumidifier in your first…
Pros and Cons: Live-in Landlord
Pros and Cons: Live-in Landlord

Pros and Cons: Live-in Landlord

  |   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. When looking for a new apartment, one option is always renting out a room in someone’s home or renting out part of a rental property the owner lives in. This situation presents benefits…
Apartment Tours In-Person vs. Virtual: Which One Is for You?
Apartment Tours In-Person vs. Virtual: Which One Is for You?

Apartment Tours In-Person vs. Virtual: Which One Is for You?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When looking for a new apartment, one of the most important steps is touring a few places. With modern technology, you don’t necessarily have to go in for a physical tour anymore, as virtual tours have become common. This doesn’t necessarily mean virtual tours are equal to or better than physical tours, so which one…
What Items Do You Need Drywall Anchors for in Your First Apartment?
What Items Do You Need Drywall Anchors for in Your First Apartment?

What Items Do You Need Drywall Anchors for in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re lucky enough to have a landlord who lets you drill holes in the walls, there are a variety of ways to decorate your first apartment by hanging things up. Even if you’re just renting, it’s still important to take care of the walls, so the best practice is to use drywall anchors to…