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How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move
How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move

How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving across the country can be a big life step, but it can be a long and complicated process. Between finding a new apartment, packing, and making the drive to officially move in, there’s a lot involved in a cross-country move. Read on below for everything you need to know to pack effectively for your…
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

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If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard behind your first apartment, you’ll probably want to take some time to maintain and look after it. A backyard can add value and make your apartment more enjoyable to live in, so read on below for the best tips on how to maintain your first apartment backyard…
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

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Many first-time renters overlook their backyard or patio, and they’re missing out on what could be a great hang-out spot! A backyard is a great place to relax when the weather’s nice. It can also expand your space in a small apartment when you’re hosting a party. Read on below to learn what furniture and…
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

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Brick walls are somewhat rare in a first apartment, but they can be a pleasant surprise if you can find them in a low price range. Exposed brick can also present some negatives, however, so read on below to learn about all the important pros and cons to having brick walls in your first apartment.…
What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain
What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain

What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain

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Learning how to handle small household repairs and leaks is an important part of living on your own for the first time. A common household problem you might not have dealt with before is a clogged washing machine, so read on to learn how to handle it. Take a look at the drain hose The…
All About Rugs for Your First Apartment
All About Rugs for Your First Apartment

All About Rugs for Your First Apartment

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A well-placed rug is a great way to add to your apartment decor and make your apartment feel more complete. There are a wide variety of rugs available, so read on below to learn about some of the most popular options you can choose for your first apartment! Sculpted rugs Sculpted rugs, or “high-low rugs,”…
For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?
For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?

For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A toaster or toaster oven can be a helpful appliance in your first apartment, especially if you aren’t a great cook and want a way to make quick and easy meals. It’s probably unnecessary to have both a toaster and a toaster oven in your kitchen, so which one should you choose? Read on below…
How to Make a Color Scheme for Your First Apartment
How to Make a Color Scheme for Your First Apartment

How to Make a Color Scheme for Your First Apartment

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Decorating is one of the best parts of moving into your first apartment, and the first step is choosing the color scheme you want. Colors can change the way your apartment feels, and the right ones will help you feel more comfortable and at home. Read on below to learn how to choose and use…
For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?
For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?

For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When furnishing your first apartment, you’ll need to buy bath towels, and if you’re like most people you’re probably used to using standard bath towels. In recent years, however, Turkish bath towels have become a much more popular option. But what are Turkish towels, and are they better than regular ones? Read on below to…
How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops
How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops

How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops

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Keeping things clean and organized in your first apartment can be tricky. The kitchen tends to get particularly messy since you probably use it every single day, and before too long, you might find that your drawers, cabinets, and countertops are getting unreasonably cluttered. Read on below to learn how to declutter these spaces and…