Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

What to Do When Your A.C. Breaks

Lisa Wright

 · Sep 6, 2022

Summer is in full swing, and the temperatures are soaring.

While the start of summer is technically still a calendar page away, Memorial Day is already behind us, leaving most people in the mood to start their summertime fun a little early

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 2, 2022

Spring is here, and even though some spots of the country are still experiencing the frigid chill of late winter (shout out to my fellow Northeast neighbors), it won’t be before we reach those sweltering hot days of summer that make it almost unbearable to be inside without an A.C. unit

Lisa Wright

 · Apr 5, 2022

Triple-digit temperatures are tolerable if you’re frolicking around a pool or playing tag with ocean waves, but if you’re stuck indoors with no air conditioning, sweltering summer heat can be a living hell.

Cassie Damewood

 · Aug 8, 2019

Summer is officially here, along with all the things we love about it — and a few that we hate about it. Like heat waves.

Cole Nemeth

 · Jul 3, 2018

When you are shopping for an Energy Star portable air conditioner, look for the Energy Star icon. Energy Star is a symbol that gets awarded to appliances that are more efficient than their counterparts. Generally, they are slightly more expensive, but nonetheless they will save you money in the long run. Energy Star Saves Money […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 6, 2010

Until recent years, very few people heard of or considered purchasing a portable air conditioner/dehumidifier. Today, you’ll find home improvement experts, air conditioning service professionals and renters singing the praises of this device. It solves cooling problems, while giving the most flexibility to tenants in an apartment living situation. There are many benefits to owning […]

Staff Writer

 · May 18, 2010

If you’re looking for air conditioning units, chances are you may not have central heating and cooling in your apartment. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as it takes a tremendous amount of electricity to run those, which means a higher electric bill. You can control your bill a lot better by isolating your […]

Staff Writer

 · May 6, 2010

When comparing a portable air conditioner window unit versus a floor unit, you have to consider a few aspects of your apartment lifestyle. Before you purchase one unit or the other, compare these characteristics: More Apartments Allow Floor Units Many apartment complexes ban portable air conditioner window units because of their bulk and easy visibility […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 23, 2010

You’re not the only one in your apartment that can benefit from a portable air conditioner and heater. Your pets will enjoy cooling and heating as well, for both comfort and health benefits. Dogs and cats can overheat in the summer months in an apartment that has little or no cooling options. Ceiling and floor […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 14, 2010