Author: Taylor Ryan

Plants for your apartment

Best Plants for Your Apartment

I am one who is very hard on plants whether they be outdoor or indoor. I also have a small living space and don’t have a lot of room for plants sitting around. I decided to try some hanging plants...

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Prepping and Painting Your Apartment

In order to paint your apartment with ease there are certain preparation steps you should take. If you are organized in what you are doing your budget and time won’t be a problem. Here are some basic guidelines to help you...

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Get Involved in Your Community Garden

You heard about community gardens from the news or from your neighbors but you wonder what they are and how they benefit you. A community garden is an enterprise in which a public garden is set up for everyone to...

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The Perfect Pup for Your Apartment

So, you’ve finally achieved financial independence and you are in your first apartment. But, after much consideration about getting a pet, you still wonder which dog breeds are most suitable for apartment living. Some dogs are more aggressive than others while others are...

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Bike Storage in Apartments

Bikes are one of the easiest ways to get around a city. They are very economic and maneuverable. If you live in an apartment though, where do you store them? Apartments by nature are small and cramped, so finding the...

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Baby-Proof Your Apartment

When you are moving into your apartment with a baby, it is important that you baby proof the apartment so that the baby will be safe. One thing you should always do is keep furniture or objects with sharp edges...

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How to Make Sure You Get Your Security Deposit Back

A security deposit is the money the tenant pays the property manager other than the rent paid in advance. The deposit protects the property manager in case the tenant violates or breaks the rental agreement or terms of the lease....

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How Apartment Pricing Works

Have you ever wondered why certain apartments cost more than others? Here’s a look at some of the factors that help determine the size of the rent check you write each month. Supply and Demand Many property managers use the...

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Everything Must Go: Easy Ways to Cut Your Clutter

Moving to a new apartment? Transitioning between living spaces is the perfect time to get rid of the clutter you’ve accumulated over the years. Say goodbye to that Hello Kitty pillow your first boyfriend gave you. Bid farewell to that...

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How to Handle That Annoying Neighbor

One problem that many people have with living in an apartment is coping with their neighbors. There are many people who are just the greatest neighbors that you could hope to have. Unfortunately, there are others who just do not...