Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

How to DIY When You Live in an Apartment

Ramona Branson

 · Apr 10, 2018

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Thanks to the immense popularity of Pinterest and other online crafting sites, it seems like everyone is now crazy about DIYing to work some added style and personality into their homes. Whether your dresser is in dire need of a new coat of paint or you are looking to put some new hairpin legs onto […]

Duct tape has long been touted as the king of all home repairs, but did you know that you may have an inexpensive jar of home improvement magic hiding in your cupboards that could give it a run for its money? Humble nail polish is good for so much more than just making fingers and […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Sep 7, 2017

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As houses become less affordable and urban areas become increasingly popular, more families and individuals are choosing the apartment life. While many people still yearn for homeownership, it’s important to remember that it’s not for everyone and that living in a rental can be just as rewarding.

Cole Nemeth

 · Jun 29, 2017

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Are you wondering how to repair plaster? Chips and cracks in plaster can be significant eyesores, but they are not difficult to repair.  The one difficulty is that you will need to either match the paint that already exists or repaint everything with a new color. But, for the actual repair, you will only need […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 1, 2010

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A screen door is, inevitably, something that will need to be replaced. They incur a lot of wear and tear on them and over time can no longer develop holes and tears. This may seem to be a big undertaking if you are not a do-it-yourself type of person but it is really a simple […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 1, 2010

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Apartment repairs are often the reason why tenants move out, or get evicted. A related problem is when the landlord uses repairs as an excuse to gain entry into the apartment, more than what’s necessary or reasonable. The cost of repairs, the extent of them, and the ability to gain entry to make repairs are […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 21, 2010

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