Category Archives: Apartment Living

Tips for living a great life in an apartment in Dallas, Fort-Worth and Houston.

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5 Ways to Decorate a Rental Without Causing Damage

When it comes to homeownership, it’s possible to adapt it as you wish. Whether it means remodeling, painting, or suspending decorations, you can make desired changes without worrying about their effect.

The case is entirely different when it comes to renting because restrictions exist on how to personalize a rental. Although most rentals don’t permit renters to paint or drill holes, you don’t need to settle for blank walls or a dull living space. This guide offers tips on how to decorate a rental without causing damage.

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5 Amenities to Consider When Moving

Apartment hunting implies scouring online in search of suitable units that match your needs. Of course, basics such as a kitchen and bathroom are important. However, you shouldn’t restrict your search to the bare necessities.

From doorman service to resort-style service, a range of apartment amenities can make your renting experience enjoyable. During your apartment search, the available options could easily overwhelm you, particularly when it comes to choosing the necessary amenities, so you must be prudent.

Remember, every rental features its set of must-have amenities that offers the best value for the rent cost. Here’s a look at the amenities you want to consider when moving into an apartment.

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DIY Living Room Upgrades

If you’re the type of person who enjoys switching up décor regularly, you probably know how costly it can be. Fortunately, it doesn’t need to be expensive. You’ll discover numerous affordable ways exist in which you can transform a room’s appearance without spending a lot.

If you’re ready for a change but aren’t prepared for a complete overhaul, you might want to consider these DIY living room updates.

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7 Ways to Re-decorate Your Apartment Just with Accessories

You’ll be surprised at how accessories and decorative items can transform your living space. It’s no wonder that interior decorators and designers understand the effect that accessories such as rugs can have in an apartment when used prudently.

While decorative items offer an affordable means of giving your living space a fresh look, they could break your space if you aren’t careful. Here’s a look at how these accessories can decorate your rental.

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5 Apartment Friendly Appliances You Didn’t Know You Needed

Living in an apartment implies adjusting to small space living. Apartment living also means there’s a need for inventive choices, so you want to consider available space before investing in household appliances.

When it comes to appliances, you probably have the basics such as a fridge and microwave. However, you might want to consider other appliances that make life easier. Here’s a look at some apartment appliances you’ve probably never considered.

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8 of the Easiest Plants to Keep Year Round

Incorporating houseplants in your apartment offers various benefits, ranging from air purification to making your living space feel more welcoming. Nonetheless, maintaining apartment plants can be somewhat challenging, particularly where there’s limited space and natural light.

If you’re concerned about maintaining plants in your apartment, we’ve put together a list of those worth considering if you’re seeking easy maintenance year-round.

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8 Ways to Make Your Apartment Feel Festive This Holiday

The holiday season is here with us, and the days are typically shorter and the weather colder. It means Christmas is weeks away, so it’s time to start thinking about adding some decorations to your apartment for the holidays.

The best part about the holidays is the cheery spirit and the chance to spend time with loved ones. Although living in an apartment can be space-restricting, it doesn’t mean you can’t decorate it.

Small space living means every inch counts, especially during the holiday season when faced with numerous guests and the desire to impress them with holiday decors. You just need the right decorating ideas to make your apartment feel festive.

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7 DIY Storage Hacks for Apartment Life

Residing in a small space has its share of advantages. After all, it’s easy to clean and maintain. However, the restricted space also implies few options when it comes to storage.

If you live in an apartment, you’re probably aware that every square foot counts. Nonetheless, determining functional hacks that align with the aesthetics of your living space needs some creativity. Here’s a look at storage hacks for your apartment space.

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Sell it or Store it: 9 Tips for Sorting Your Things Before a Move

One way of ensuring a stress-free move is decluttering your home. Decluttering also serves as a great way of honoring the memories you made in your old place before beginning a new chapter. You might not think that your home is cluttered, but chances are you have some things you could do without.

If you’re the kind of person who has a hard time eliminating unnecessary things, it can be a stressful period as you attempt to sort through everything yourself.

Everyone is guilty of having more than what they need, but that becomes problematic when the time comes to relocate elsewhere. Here’s how to sort things before your move.

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How to Start an Apartment-Friendly Herb Garden

Growing herbs is an excellent way of adding beauty to a balcony and incorporating new flavors and spices into cooking. It should be possible to grow some plants even if you reside in a small apartment.

Besides typical houseplants, certain fruits, herbs, and vegetables can flourish in an apartment garden. Just note that some plants are hardier than others and all plants have particular growing needs you should meet. Here are some tips to consider if you’re looking to begin an herb garden in your living space.

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