Feel like your landlord won’t fix anything? Maybe you’re dealing with a fridge door that won’t close, a jammed window, or a plumbing leak. Whatever the case, sometimes getting your landlord to pay attention to needed repairs is as useful as telling a wall to change color on its own. Here are a few tips to get your landlord’s attention and (hopefully) resolve your apartment repair problems! Read the rest of this entry »
‘Apartment Life’ Category
If you live in most major metropolitan areas of the United States, you are experiencing sweltering temperatures and, in some cases, major drought. Fortunately, apartment residents have a number of ways to beat the sweltering summer temperatures and cool off, especially if they live in a great apartment community. Here are the top five ways! Read the rest of this entry »
A tornado is nearby and you must move fast. Everyone knows basements are the safest places to take shelter. But what happens if you live in a second or third-floor apartment? How can you stay safe in a tornado?
It isn’t as unlikely a scenario as you might think. Whether you live in Alaska, Florida or Texas, a tornado can reach you. Every state has a documented case of this destructive weather phenomenon. They’re more common in some states than others, but with the U.S. averaging 1,000-plus tornadoes each year, you still need a plan to protect yourself. Read the rest of this entry »
It took millions of year for our planet to produce natural gas. Fortunately, you only need a few days to wrangle its power to meet your needs and fit your budget! Read the rest of this entry »
Freedom to live. Freedom of choice. The best country to live in. The Fourth of July conjures up all these notions for Americans. This holiday also reminds us that we have the freedom to choose where we want to live and — when we choose to live the apartment lifestyle — we truly choose independence. Get ready to fly the stars and stripes and see eight ways that apartment living offers independence: Read the rest of this entry »
There are so many perks to living in an apartment, especially a small one! Less space to clean, no yard work to hassle with, and things always feel cozy. When you have a lot of clothes and knick-knacks, though, small apartment closets pose a big problem. Here are a few organization tips to help you breathe easy in your cozy digs. Read the rest of this entry »
Welcome to summer. With cookouts, parties, beaches, and fun in the sun highlighting this season, there is no better time to escape the confines of your apartment and go have a great time. But, when it come to fun in the sun, some cities have a leg up on the competition. If you are looking for a great time this summer, look no further than these metros for fun, relaxation, and affordability. Read the rest of this entry »
Summer is in full swing and it’s not complete without a festive BBQ shindig with all your friends! Stumped on how to host one when you rent an apartment? It can be tricky to throw a great barbecue if you don’t have a backyard or full-size grill – tricky, but not impossible. ApartmentSearch has you covered with these tips and tricks for hosting a BBQ bash on a budget, specifically for apartment dwellers without a yard to use! Read the rest of this entry »
There’s a new workplace reality and it doesn’t involve a cubicle. More and more people are pursuing work from home opportunities and choosing to take this lifestyle to a new level. Enter: the digital nomad. These individuals leverage technology to work remotely and live an independent, nomadic lifestyle. From freelance writing to massage therapy, opportunities abound for apartment-run businesses.
These forward-thinkers don’t want to be tied down with moving expenses, shipping, furniture storage, and in some cases, long-term payment plans associated with financing a dream-couch-that-doesn’t-fit-in-your-new-Parisian-loft. Renting a furnished apartment is the perfect solution for people who want to live comfortably and stylishly, but never be tied down. Here are some of the major benefits to choosing furnished digs. Read the rest of this entry »
2015: heavy-duty grilling tongs
2016: a cute rubber ducky tie
2017: a new wrench?
Father’s Day is June 18th! Are you ready? While pampering mom on Mother’s Day seems so easy—flowers and breakfast and bed—taking care of dad is always a little harder. How do we say thank you to the man in our life who can fix everything from leaky faucets to broken hearts, all the while armed with some truly terrible jokes?
This year, it’s time to ditch that last-minute Target run in favor of something a little more personal, a memory you can both cherish (or laugh about!) for years to come. Take the chance to bond with pops over shared passions this June in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the south: Atlanta, with all of these fantastic things to do with every type of dad! Read the rest of this entry »