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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?

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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…
How to Clean Your First Apartment Walls Without Damaging the Paint
How to Clean Your First Apartment Walls Without Damaging the Paint

How to Clean Your First Apartment Walls Without Damaging the Paint

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Walls are often one of the most overlooked parts of the apartment when it comes to cleaning, but being sure to keep them clean can help keep your apartment looking well-kept. How should you clean your first apartment walls in a way that won’t damage the paint? Read on below to find out. Always dust…
5 U.S. Cities’ Median Rents in 2022
5 U.S. Cities’ Median Rents in 2022

5 U.S. Cities’ Median Rents in 2022

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2022 has seen one of the biggest increases in home prices and rent in the history of the country, with average rent per month going over $2,000 for the first time ever. While the cost of rent isn’t the only factor to consider when looking for a new apartment, it’s definitely something worth thinking about.…
How to Stay Organized Before You Move
How to Stay Organized Before You Move

How to Stay Organized Before You Move

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Whether you’re moving into or out of your first apartment, keeping organized can help to take the headache out of the whole process. A disorganized mess will make moving into your new apartment a serious pain, while nicely packed and labeled boxes make moving in a breeze. With that being said, how do you stay…