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4 Tips to Comfortably Live in a Small Apartment

Most families have to live in small apartments at least once in a lifetime. However, small-space living comes with a bunch of challenges. Many families have trouble adapting to these spaces without some sort of plan for doing so. If you and your family live in a small space, here are four ways to help you better cope with the situation.
1. Double-duty furniture
According to Apartment Therapy, choosing furniture that serves more than one purpose will help you adjust to small-space living. When you’re decorating your new apartment look for items like storage benches that double as seats for the kitchen […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Wood Floors Looking Great When You Have Pets and Kids

Hardwood flooring is unmatched in its ability to lend beauty, elegance, and value to the inside of your home. As beautiful as it is, it can quickly succumb to damages inflicted by your children and pets. Use these four easy steps to keep your wooden floors looking their best.
Clean the floor daily
Your kids and pets may drag in all sorts of debris like pebbles, sand, and dirt on the bottoms of their feet. This debris can grind into you wood flooring and cause scratches, streaks, and other unsightly damages.

You can protect your floors and help them look their best by […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

4 Ways to Transform Your Studio Apartment

Most people think of studio apartments as the small, cramped spaces meant for young tenants who can’t yet afford larger accommodations. However, there are many ways that a studio apartment can be improved. With many people embracing a lifestyle of minimalism, studios have also lost some of their “cheap and cramped” reputation. Here are four easy ways you can make your studio apartment into a more manageable and livable space.
Use open space to your advantage
Studio apartments may be smaller than multi-bedroom units in terms of square footage, but their open floor plans offer some real opportunities when it comes to […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Decorating and Design|0 Comments

The Compact Life: Storage Tips for Small Apartment Dwellers

Living in an apartment has its conveniences and living in small spaces can be attractive to some. However, a few might struggle with being able to keep all of their stuff inside their apartment comfortably. For those with a lot of stuff, it takes a lot of organization and some planning to make sure that all of their things fit in their space just right. If you’ve been trying to figure out how to keep all of your possessions and keep the cozy apartment you have or move to a smaller one in a new neighborhood, here is what you can […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Add Some Personality to Your Apartment Decor

Whether you’re renting an apartment as a short-term housing solution or as a long-term residence, you want the décor to reflect your personality. In some rental situations, there are restrictions on what you can do to the interior space. If that’s a situation you find yourself in, consider it an opportunity to release your creativity, or discover the creative part of yourself that you didn’t know existed, and collect décor that creates a visual depiction of your personality.
Include your favorite color
Professional decorators often recommend that you paint one wall, called an accent wall, in a color that differs from the […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Decorating and Design|0 Comments