Posts Tagged: Apartment Life

How to Properly Insulate a Window AC Unit
How to Properly Insulate a Window AC Unit

How to Properly Insulate a Window AC Unit

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As springtime becomes summer, you might want to use your window air conditioning unit as temperatures rise. However, if your AC unit isn’t properly insulated, it might not keep your apartment as cool as you want. Below, learn how to properly insulate a window AC unit in your apartment.  Why insulate your window AC unit?…
How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment
How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment

How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Even if you’re excited to bring home your newly adopted cat, you might wonder if your apartment is fully ready for your new friend. The good news is that you can take several steps to make sure your apartment is prepared and safe for your cat. Below, find out how to best help your new…
How to Store Your Bike in Your Apartment
How to Store Your Bike in Your Apartment

How to Store Your Bike in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Just because you live in a bicycle-friendly city doesn’t make bike storage easy. If you don’t have enough storage space for your bike or if you’re wondering where in your apartment it might fit best, you’re certainly not alone. City bikers have figured out all kinds of clever bike storage tricks for their small apartments,…
Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments
Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments

Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Apartments with too few windows can feel dark and depressing, but having too many windows can also bring challenges. With many windows in your apartment, there might be so much sunlight that falling and staying asleep may be difficult. This issue isn’t always easy to solve since, the more windows you have, the more you…
How to Safely Shovel Snow
How to Safely Shovel Snow

How to Safely Shovel Snow

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it’s your responsibility to shovel snow near your apartment, there are some safety tips you should keep in mind. Although you may want to shovel quickly so you don’t spend a ton of time laboring to create a clear, safe path from your front door to the outside world, it’s essential to work gradually…
Five Must-Have Winter Apartment Supplies
Five Must-Have Winter Apartment Supplies

Five Must-Have Winter Apartment Supplies

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As winter nears, it’s essential that your apartment is stocked with supplies to combat the harsh weather. But do you know what every apartment needs for the winter? Below are five must-have winter apartment supplies. 1. Salt As you probably know, ice forms when its temperature reaches 32 degrees Fahrenheit, and winter temperatures often dip…
Which Blankets Are the Warmest?
Which Blankets Are the Warmest?

Which Blankets Are the Warmest?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When winter nears, you might struggle with how to stay warm without raising your heating bill in your apartment. Among the low-cost solutions you might consider are blankets – after all, there’s nothing better than cuddling up comfortably in full warmth. But which type of blanket is best for you: weighted blankets, comforters, or electric…
Can You Get Better Rent During The COVID-19 Pandemic?
Can You Get Better Rent During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Can You Get Better Rent During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have been struggling to pay their rent and are facing eviction. Given these rough housing market conditions, you may be able to reduce your rent if you’re planning to renew your apartment’s lease or find apartments renting for cheaper than usual. Here are some…
How to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving During The COVID-19 Pandemic
How to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving During The COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving During The COVID-19 Pandemic

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Thanksgiving is usually a time for friends and family to get together for a big feast, but maybe not this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, having a Thanksgiving gathering in your apartment is a health hazard. But if you still want to have a small group over, can you minimize your risk of getting…
Why Are Meal Kits So Popular With Apartment Dwellers?
Why Are Meal Kits So Popular With Apartment Dwellers?

Why Are Meal Kits So Popular With Apartment Dwellers?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Over the past few years, meal kits have become increasingly popular with apartment dwellers. According to one study, millennials are the top generation buying these meal delivery and preparation services (and using the Internet for cooking advice). Here’s what meal kits are and why they’re so popular with apartment dwellers. What are meal kits? Meal…