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Are Carpets the Landlord’s Responsibility?

Are Carpets the Landlord’s Responsibility?

You are probably curious as to whether carpets are your (tenant) or landlord's responsibility. Fortunately, you've come to the right place. While the specifics can depend on your lease, generally speaking, the landlord is responsible for ensuring the carpets are in...

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How to Find Apartments Without Mice?

How to Find Apartments Without Mice?

While mice in apartments are possible and often a common irritant in many parts of the nation, long-lasting issues (problems lasting over several months) with mice are often a result of a combination of tenant cleanliness and poor management. The best apartment...

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A Move-In Bathroom Checklist for Your First Apartment

A Move-In Bathroom Checklist for Your First Apartment

So you are about to move into your first apartment and want to make sure your bathroom is well equipped. From obvious products like towels and toilet paper to first aid kits and personal care items. Here is a bathroom checklist for your first apartment. Personal Care...

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What Things Do You Need For An Apartment?

What Things Do You Need For An Apartment?

So you are about to move into your first apartment and are looking for a list of things you need for your new home. Below is a checklist of the things you need for your first apartment, along with approximate costs. In total, expect to spend anywhere from $4,400 to...

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How to Convince Your Roommate To Do Chores

How to Convince Your Roommate To Do Chores

Already picked a roommate, asked the right questions beforehand, but now having trouble getting him or her to do their fair share of the chores. Household chores are a necessity for any apartment or home, which is why everyone needs to chip in – including your...

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How to Arrange Furniture In Your Bedroom

How to Arrange Furniture In Your Bedroom

You probably spend a good deal of time in your bedroom, whether you're sleeping or just hanging out. So you'll want to make sure it is comfortable and well laid out. Here are some tips to help you properly arrange your bedroom, regardless of if you're in a 1-bedroom...

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How Can I Make My Apartment Balcony Look Better?

How Can I Make My Apartment Balcony Look Better?

Having your own private space outdoors is exciting when you live in an apartment. With a balcony, you get a chance to enjoy some fresh air without feeling enclosed all day. If you're fortunate enough to have an apartment with a balcony, you might enhance your pleasure...

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9 Easy and Cheap Small Apartment DIY Decorating Ideas

9 Easy and Cheap Small Apartment DIY Decorating Ideas

Looking for DIY decorating ideas for a smaller apartment? Smaller apartments have plenty of advantages – fuss-free maintenance, generally lower rent, and easy accessibility. Unfortunately, without the right décor, they can seem messy and unkempt. If you want a home...

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