Renter’s Advice and Resources

Health and Safety

Better Cleaning Habits for a Cleaner Home

Lisa Wright

 · Oct 18, 2022

There aren’t many people who actually love cleaning, tidying, or otherwise organizing. There’s a reason these tasks are often referred to as chores. But love it or hate it, cleaning every now and then is necessary to keep your home livable. While seasonal deep cleaning is an important step to keeping on top of your […]

We’ve all been there before: expectantly awaiting a package only to find it arrives damaged, or worse, doesn’t arrive at all

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 23, 2022

No matter what you do to prevent germs and illness, it always seems to creep up at the worst times.

Megan Foukes

 · Jun 21, 2022

It’s springtime! Daffodils are blooming, trees are leafing out, and Kleenex sales are through the roof.

Teresa Bergen

 · Apr 14, 2022

Our body’s relationship with the food we eat can be complicated, to say the least. For some, spicy foods are a no-go. Others may struggle with indigestion, upset stomachs, or even bloating, sometimes for no apparent reason at all. But like it or not, our bodies can react in all sorts of ways to what […]

Lisa Wright

 · Mar 29, 2022

As US restrictions on social interaction become more and more flexible, many people are excited to return to work outside of their homes. Unfortunately for us all, the pandemic is still far from over, and keeping our homes free of germs and safe for our families should absolutely still be our top priority.

Cassie Damewood

 · Feb 24, 2022

Public fire departments responded to 1,318,500 fires in 2018, which was almost the same number as the year before. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation once every 24 seconds.

Hana Ames

 · Sep 29, 2020

Many annual events are anticipated with joy and plans for celebration, but hurricane season definitely isn’t one of them.

Cassie Damewood

 · Sep 24, 2020

Many allergy sufferers let out a sigh of relief when spring is over. They feel the pollen dissipating as summer dawns and believe they’ll finally be free of sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, and a scratchy throat until it comes back around the next year.

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 31, 2019

Power outages always seem to happen at the worst times: the hottest night of the summer, the dead of winter, or during dinner. One minute, your TV is blaring, the AC is running at full force and you’re hard at work on your computer … and the next minute it’s nothing but silence and darkness. Getting prepared for a power loss isn’t hard. The problem is that most of us don’t get around to it until we’re already in the dark.

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 10, 2019