Posts Tagged: repairs

How to Safely Have Maintenance Workers at Your Apartment During COVID-19
How to Safely Have Maintenance Workers at Your Apartment During COVID-19

How to Safely Have Maintenance Workers at Your Apartment During COVID-19

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s one thing to start seeing friends, family, and other people you trust again as states reopen following widespread COVID-19 shutdowns. It’s another to let maintenance workers such as plumbers, electricians, and internet technicians – not to mention your landlord or property manager – into your apartment right now. Even though these people are experts…
How Katherine Got Her Landlord to Fix the Sink
How Katherine Got Her Landlord to Fix the Sink

How Katherine Got Her Landlord to Fix the Sink

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With this post we bid farewell and good luck to Katherine who has made a big move in her career and has to cut back on her extracurriculars, including blogging for My First Apartment. The good news is that this opens up another blogger slot, so if you are interested, drop us a note to…
Compromise, Compromise, Compromise
Compromise, Compromise, Compromise

Compromise, Compromise, Compromise

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I went to Barnes and Nobles today looking for answers. I think I partly wanted to find a handy man hiding in the shelves. No such luck. I did find, however, more books written on the subject of Fung Shui than the total number of books that made the move with me. I was a…
When is it time to rock the landlord boat?
When is it time to rock the landlord boat?

When is it time to rock the landlord boat?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I wouldn’t say that I’m living illegally in my apartment, oh no. But, I haven’t signed a lease. And, I wonder if my rent is going to go up every month until it’s time to sign a new lease in October. That said, there are things in the apartment that need to be fixed. While…