Posts Tagged: heating

Best Apartment Temperatures for Comfort and Budget
Best Apartment Temperatures for Comfort and Budget

Best Apartment Temperatures for Comfort and Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding the best temperatures in your first apartment can be tricky, especially if you weren’t allowed to touch the thermostat in your parents’ home. There are a few basic rules to selecting the right temperatures for you that won’t break the bank, are energy efficient, and will keep guests (and yourself!) comfortable. As always, test…
Shopping for a Space Heater? What to Look for Before Buying
Shopping for a Space Heater? What to Look for Before Buying

Shopping for a Space Heater? What to Look for Before Buying

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post Fall is just around the corner and you are starting to feel the chill in the air, especially if that cheap landlord of yours is holding off turning on the heat. When an extra blanket no longer does the trick, a space heater can be a lifesaver to get you through even the…
Summer Heat Continues: More Ways to Stay Cool.
Summer Heat Continues: More Ways to Stay Cool.

Summer Heat Continues: More Ways to Stay Cool.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The dog days of August are here! It may be the tail end of the summer but that doesn’t mean the heat streak is over. Sometimes the summer heat can trail on well into September and beyond, and I’m here with some more tips to keep you at your coolest. Get out of your apartment…
Fill out a Quick Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate
Fill out a Quick Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate

Fill out a Quick Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The survey is closed. Thanks for all survey participants. The results will be reported in an upcoming post. Congratulations to Alize from Greenville, SC, who was the randomly – selected winner of the $50 Amazon gift certificate. At MyFirstApartment.com, we are asked every day how to estimate apartment utilities.  We want to update our previous utility…
Save $$ On Your Energy Bill
Save $$ On Your Energy Bill

Save $$ On Your Energy Bill

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My whole family makes fun of my grandparents for keeping it freezing cold inside their house in the winter. Their go-to line when anyone complains that it’s cold in their house? “Put on a(nother) jacket!” I was one of the complainers until I moved into my first apartment and saw my first energy bill. Yikes. Who…
Tips on Getting Enough Heat for Your Apartment
Tips on Getting Enough Heat for Your Apartment

Tips on Getting Enough Heat for Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s getting cold in Chicago, which means it’s time to fire up the heater! For apartment dwellers, this can mean one of two things: either you have a radiator, or you have a thermostat. Let’s deal with them separately. Apartments with a Radiator If you have a radiator, you’re lucky in one respect: your landlord is…