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Is Warm or Cool Lighting Better for Your Apartment?
Is Warm or Cool Lighting Better for Your Apartment?

Is Warm or Cool Lighting Better for Your Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it comes to lighting, you’ve probably heard one of the most well-known money-saving tips: Turn off the lights when you’re not using them. However, when your lights are on, they should set the right mood, and not all lights are equal on this front. Sometimes, you might overlook the best type of lighting for…
7 Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas
7 Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas

7 Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If your first apartment’s bathroom is a bit small, you’ll quickly find yourself running out of storage space to store your bathroom essentials. And if your bathroom doesn’t come equipped with storage to make up for the lack of space, you’ll need to get a little creative. If you’re not sure where to start, here…
How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving
How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving

How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re about to move into your first apartment and already have most of your furniture, you might be unsure how to move and arrange it all. Similarly, decorating your new apartment might feel like a daunting task if you don’t have a thorough plan, especially if your apartment lacks space. If you want to…
What to Look for in a Coat Rack
What to Look for in a Coat Rack

What to Look for in a Coat Rack

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After a long day of work or even a short period of just going out, you’ll want to return to your apartment, take off your coat, and relax. You might want to hang your coat on an apartment must-have: an organized, sturdy coat rack. However, finding a good coat rack isn’t an easy feat since…
Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed
Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed

Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having a small apartment or a bedroom that lacks storage space can be challenging, so you’ll need to think of creative space-saving ways to store your belongings. With some planning, you can place your belongings under your bed while making your room appear spacious. Below, discover five ways to make the best of the space…
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re figuring out how to brighten your apartment, you might realize there are various kinds of lighting and numerous ways to arrange your lighting placement. If you’re struggling to find the best apartment lighting, it may help to know that lights can fall into three main categories according to their purposes. Below, learn about…
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have many houseplants, hanging some of them from your ceiling can liven up your apartment. Whether you want to add some nature to your apartment’s aesthetic or keep your plants away from your pets, hanging your plants is a good idea, but it’s one that requires a few tools. Below, discover how to…
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One essential piece of furniture you’ll need when you have guests over is a comfortable couch. However, even the most stunning couch could wind up being a little too stiff or a tad too cushiony. Below, discover how to make your couch more comfortable for guests in your apartment.  Declutter your couch Your couch might…
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

  |   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. Some people prefer having wood floors in their apartment and others may prefer tile floors, but both flooring types have obvious advantages and disadvantages. That’s why it can be hard to choose between…
How to Make Your Apartment Office More Ergonomic
How to Make Your Apartment Office More Ergonomic

How to Make Your Apartment Office More Ergonomic

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
More and more people have been working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re among these people, you might have an office space or dedicated office room whether you live in a studio apartment or a larger space. You also might need to make your apartment office more ergonomic and comfortable so you…