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5 Easy and Low-Cost Ways to Personalize Your Apartment

When you live in an apartment that looks like a millions others, it can be a challenge to decorate it so that it looks unique…. and as though nobody else could live there but you. In a modern world it can be hard to stand out. When it comes to our apartments, we want to stand out for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons, though, is that homogeneity doesn’t seem to be a gene... ❯❯❯

Frugal Solutions To Manage Your Residential Electric Bill

Everyone needs electricity, but everyone doesn’t need to go broke trying to pay his or her bill. If you’ve recently put yourself a budget, you’ll want to pay special attention to your electricity bill since it’s one of the many recurring bills that you have to pay. You’ll be glad to know that there is a flexible range of solutions that will help you manage your... ❯❯❯

5 Ways for Apartment Renters to Save Money on Winter Heating Bills

Winter is almost upon us – are you prepared? When it comes to saving money on winter and heating bills in your home – things are a little easier, because you have the freedom to make adjustments. Yet, when it comes to an apartment you are renting, things get a little trickier. If you start to notice higher than usual heating bills, chances are something needs to be repaired – the... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Natural Threats to Your Home

Your home is your castle and you look for ways to protect it. However, there are several natural threats that can damage or destroy your home. Preventing each of these problems may not be possible but you can prepare. The Sun's Unforgiving Heat Most people are aware of the potential damage the sun exposure can have on your skin but many people may not consider the damage that... ❯❯❯

How to Patch Holes Without Leaving a Mark

There comes a time in every person's life when an unfortunate accident occurs that leaves a hole in your otherwise perfectly in-tact wall. But have no fear! There are many cheap and simple options at your disposal to repair the damage. You don't even need experience in carpentry of any kind to solve your dilemma. How to Fix a Hole in Drywall Image via Flickr by jeffwilcox Most... ❯❯❯

Equity Release, A Good Property Investment Financing Option

As the global population density increases and land as a factor of production become unaffordable resource to majority of people, more individuals are finding it more reasonable and even convenient to invest in apartment. Some of the major benefits include relatively low cost of property maintenance and abundance of amenities such as security systems. Although there are varied properties financing... ❯❯❯

5 Benefits of Purchasing a Portable Air Conditioner for Your Apartment

As the world gets warmer and warmer, your portable air conditioner will be your new best friend. Love coming home to a nice cool home or apartment and wish you could take that feeling with you wherever you go? Now you can – with a portable air conditioner. Portable air conditioners are unique, because they can provide the cooling power of a traditional split air conditioning system, but at a... ❯❯❯

6 Of The Best DIY Window Treatments

Fancy window treatments are expensive. Are you short on funds but need a fresh look for your windows? These do-it-yourself options look professional and in-style, costing less than pre-fashioned treatments purchased from a retailer.  1. Country-Style Swags are Simple If your decor is country-style or antique, making your own window swag or scarf is as simple as cutting a piece of preferred... ❯❯❯

5 Apartment Heating Tips to Save You Money

If you happen to live in a city where the winter weather tends to be especially harsh and you’re also an individual who lives in an apartment, then you can probably attest to the fact that depending on how cold it gets, sometimes your heating bill can end up costing you a couple of hundred dollars—easily. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are actually some things that you... ❯❯❯

5 Products That Can Help You Save Money and Energy in Your Apartment

When it comes to cutting your carbon footprint, there are all kinds of steps you can take. For one thing, you can take the 3 Rs to heart by reducing the amount you consume, reusing whatever you can (instead of buying disposable items), and recycling items that you no longer need. You could also add a fourth R to your list by purchasing reclaimed furniture for your apartment. You can take public... ❯❯❯