Apartment Life

Top Summer Energy Saving Tip
Top Summer Energy Saving Tip

Top Summer Energy Saving Tip

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Want to know the quickest and easiest way to save cash and energy this summer? Keep reading for the top summer energy saving tip to implement this year! Whether you live in a hot and humid or a more mild city, air conditioning bills add up…and fast! Especially as you move from winter, which may require…
10 Kitchen Appliances For Your First Apartment
10 Kitchen Appliances For Your First Apartment

10 Kitchen Appliances For Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Knowing which appliances you’ll need for your first apartment can be tricky. If you’ve been living at home, chances are you’ve probably grown up having most of the kitchen appliances you need – and many you don’t – your whole life. If it’s your first time living on your own, you likely haven’t even thought…
How To Be A Great Apartment Host
How To Be A Great Apartment Host

How To Be A Great Apartment Host

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There are a few tried and true methods to being a great apartment host when you have friends join you in your apartment. Check out these quick and easy tips to ensure your friends have a great experience in your apartment and love to visit you! Prep and clean up No one wants to spend…
6 Ways To Break Your Lease
6 Ways To Break Your Lease

6 Ways To Break Your Lease

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We’re living in uncertain times. Sure, things have always been unpredictable and up in the air; life can deliver us lemons at any time, even in more prosperous times. In an age of unstable local economies, skyrocketing rental markets, lack of resources, unfriendly social climates – anything could happen, at any time, making it hard…
Tips to Be a Great Apartment Guest
Tips to Be a Great Apartment Guest

Tips to Be a Great Apartment Guest

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Summer is the perfect time for visiting friends near and far, and if you are lucky, you might even get invited to stay over for a few days. Being a great apartment guest isn’t difficult…but few people know how to do it right! When you are invited to stay in someone’s apartment, here are a…
8 Ways to Prep for Summer
8 Ways to Prep for Summer

8 Ways to Prep for Summer

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Is YOUR apartment ready for sweet summertime? With hot months just weeks away, now is a great time to prep your place for summer! Check out these 8 easy ideas to get your apartment and your mind ready to beat the heat! For your apartment… Finish spring cleaning I promise you, Spring Cleaning is totally…
How To Deal With Accidental Apartment Damage
How To Deal With Accidental Apartment Damage

How To Deal With Accidental Apartment Damage

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Some damage to the exterior of your rental is likely, from weather and other normal wear-and-tear. However, there are some bigger, accidental apartment damages that may be outside of your control. For example…outside my apartment is our mailbox, which is built from brick and sits directly next to a busy street. Last week, there was a…
Gift Registry Rules for the Co-Habitating Couple
Gift Registry Rules for the Co-Habitating Couple

Gift Registry Rules for the Co-Habitating Couple

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving in with your Significant Other (SO) is a TON of fun. However, moving in together often means you will have a lot of stuff, like kitchen items and potentially living room and bedroom items that have been through couple of moves already. Chipped and banged-up duplicates of necessary items are commonplace. So, if friends…
Apartment Activities with New Friends
Apartment Activities with New Friends

Apartment Activities with New Friends

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re moving into your first apartment away from your college city or hometown, you may find it difficult to make friends! This is totally normal, and happens all the time. But after you move away from college roommates and friends, you’ll need to find a squad to support you in person when Face-Time just…
Easy and Unique Apartment Pets
Easy and Unique Apartment Pets

Easy and Unique Apartment Pets

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first place is a GREAT excuse to get a new pet…but are you really ready? Instead of going for an animal that requires significant time and effort to care for, consider choosing one of these easy, unique apartment pets to fulfill your need for a friend while being fair to both you…