Only a few degrees separate sunny and happy from hot and miserable. Apartment air conditioning problems can close that gap quickly!
If you’re dealing with an apartment air conditioner that’s not cooling, don’t sweat it! Follow these simple steps to cooler air. Read the rest of this entry »
What’s an ideal summer without a few adventures in grilling? Now is the perfect time to fire up the grill and dive into some delicious seasonal recipes (and try out a few no-grill side dishes), because nothing says summertime like grilled burgers and fresh watermelon! Read the rest of this entry »
Is your relationship with sleep feeling the heat this summer? Do you find yourself waking up sweaty and frustrated in the middle of the night? You’re not alone. Many people suffer from heat-induced insomnia. The good news is, if you’re a hot sleeper, we’ve got you covered with seven bed-cooling tips that’ll help you get the sleep of your daydreams without sending your A/C bill through the roof. Read the rest of this entry »
Ready for a 1st-grade science review? Heat rises. That’s because air gets less dense when the temperature increases. Less dense warm air “floats” on top of colder air, for the same reason a log floats on top of the water. It’s all about density!
Most of the time, you don’t have to worry about thermodynamics or the properties of air molecules. But in the dog days of summer, when your top floor apartment gets hotter than the community dryer on Sunday afternoon, you’re going to wish you’d paid attention in 1st-grade science class! Luckily, we have a few tips and tricks to help you stay cool in your top floor tower during the summer.
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As the summer sun beats down on most of the United States – with some states experiencing severe drought – there are some cities in which you can actually stay cool in the summertime. If you live in an apartment in one of these 10 U.S. cities, count yourself lucky. And if you don’t? These are some of the best places for summer vacation! Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »
With summer quickly approaching, it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty. If your internship’s in town, that’s great! But what if it isn’t? Many internships can take you clear across the country for just a few short months, costing you a pretty penny in short-term housing. But have no financial fear—with a little creative spending (and saving), you can still have the summer of your dreams! Read the rest of this entry »
The vibrant Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas
There are a million and one “best places” lists out there. The best places to find a job, best places to get a cup of coffee, top cities to save money, and so on. We’ve read them all, but the most important list we watch is where people want to move to get a great apartment. While all the lists have their own unique spins, ours is a little different.
We have analyzed all of the lists and also taken a close look at jobs that upcoming college grads are seeking. All of this, combined with the cost of living, ways to have fun, and the availability of affordable apartments, have led us to bring you our list of the top 5 places you should consider moving to this summer. Read the rest of this entry »
“In the name of all the competitors, I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules which govern them, committing ourselves to a sport without doping and without drugs, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honor of our teams.” – The Olympic Oath
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