Apartment Life

What Is a Garden Apartment?
What Is a Garden Apartment?

What Is a Garden Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
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

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
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…
How to Eliminate Musty Smells from Your New Apartment
How to Eliminate Musty Smells from Your New Apartment

How to Eliminate Musty Smells from Your New Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes, landlords leave an apartment vacant for months before finally finding a tenant. Neglect over time can lead to an unpleasant, stale odor plaguing your newly leased apartment space. Here’s some advice for eradicating that musty stench in your new apartment. Causes Look at your apartment layout and narrow down the possibilities of where odors…
How To Make The Most Of Your First Apartment
How To Make The Most Of Your First Apartment

How To Make The Most Of Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living on your own is a learned skill that takes time, effort, and courage. The key is to treat your space right – it’ll give you the same in return. Now that you’ve moved into your first apartment, here are some tips that will allow you to enjoy your space to its fullest. 1. Make…
The First Apartment Guide to Induction Cooktops
The First Apartment Guide to Induction Cooktops

The First Apartment Guide to Induction Cooktops

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you know the new craze stylistically defeating the gas stovetop in hip restaurant kitchens across the world? The electromagnetic induction cooktop feels somewhere between magic and mad science. You can also find them in some apartments. Below, learn all about them. What are induction cooktops? Induction is the generation of electricity through magnetic force.…
Exercising in Your First Apartment: How to Use Resistance Bands
Exercising in Your First Apartment: How to Use Resistance Bands

Exercising in Your First Apartment: How to Use Resistance Bands

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you like aerobics or yoga, you most likely prefer to use a minimal amount of exercise equipment. For the latter type of exercise, resistance bands are a great addition to any in-apartment gym. They’re also great for anaerobic exercises, making them incredibly versatile. According to one study, using resistance bands can triple your gains…
How to Choose the Right Stepladder (And Use It Safely)
How to Choose the Right Stepladder (And Use It Safely)

How to Choose the Right Stepladder (And Use It Safely)

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s good to have a small toolkit, but a ladder completes it. When you need something that’s out of reach in your apartment, you’ll need a ladder even if your tools are top-notch. A stepladder may be the best type of ladder to keep around, but there are a few things you should know about…
What is a Jack and Jill Bathroom?
What is a Jack and Jill Bathroom?

What is a Jack and Jill Bathroom?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
While you’re hunting for a new apartment, you might have seen something unusual in online listings. Namely, you’ve seen something called a “Jack and Jill bathroom” and wondered, what could that be? However, many people actually hunt far and low for this style of bathroom since there are several advantages to having one. Below, learn…
How to Choose the Right Size TV for Your First Apartment
How to Choose the Right Size TV for Your First Apartment

How to Choose the Right Size TV for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into a new apartment can be quite a stressful ordeal, but furnishing your new place can give you a sense of calm and relieve your stress. An especially great way to tune out on your most anxiety-inducing days, of course, is to veg out in front of your TV. The thing is, smaller apartments…