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  • 10 Things to Remember When You Move To Your New Apartment

      No matter how organized you are when you make a move, it’s still possible to leave something accidentally behind when you leave your old place to move into your new apartment. Here’s a list of ten things that you might not have thought of when putting together your moving plan:   Retrieve hidden valuables […]

  • One Apartment Sofa, Five Ways To Be Different

      When you think about decorating the living room of your new apartment, getting the sofa just right is probably one of the first things that springs to mind. It’s an important focal point and serves as both “Social Central” when you’re entertaining visitors and as your own special place to crash and unwind at […]

  • Tools That Turn Your Apartment into a Home Gym

     Have you ever noticed even though the gym is a few steps away the last thing you want to do is leave your apartment when your finally home? With routines that allow time for little more than getting to and from work behind a desk somewhere, then squeezing in a little sleep in between—many of […]

  • The Apartment Hunter’s Four Step Guide to Success

      Choosing an apartment isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. After all, you’re talking about choosing the place that will become your shelter—one of your most basic human needs. Odds are, you’re going to be committing to that decision for at least the next year, which is the typical term of an apartment […]

  • Big Storage in an Apartment Kitchen

        Apartment kitchens are often designed to be as space-efficient as possible. That doesn’t mean, however, that your apartment kitchen has to feel cramped if you are a chef. All you need are a few of our favorite space-saving apartment kitchen storage solutions!   Hang it! Use stick-on hooks (like Command™ hooks) for hanging […]

  • Nine Apartment Elements that Lend Personal Style to Your Space

      Many apartment-dwellers struggle with transitioning the empty canvas of a new apartment into a space that expresses their own unique style. To help get you started, we’ve narrowed things down to a few easy elements that—when chosen as reflections of your own style and taste—will help give your apartment some of your own, special […]

  • 5 Tips for First-Time Apartment Renters

      Hunting for an apartment and moving in can be a really exciting experience especially if it’s your first. Choosing a new home is a huge decision. Think about it—where you live, sleep and spend your down-time is a pretty important factor when it comes to your overall happiness; so that decision deserves all the […]

  • Tips For Falling Asleep in Your New Apartment

    Carve out at least 30 minutes of wind-down time before bed in which you do something relaxing, such as read a book. Dim the lights in the apartment slightly for an hour or so before bed. Disconnect from close-range electronic devices such as laptops, phones, and tablets, as the light from their screens can alert […]

  • The Apartment Hunter’s Four Step Guide to Success

    Choosing an apartment isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. After all, you’re talking about choosing the place that will become your shelter—one of your most basic human needs. Odds are, you’re going to be committing to that decision for at least the next year, which is the typical term of an apartment lease; […]