Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Kitchen Decorating: A Guide to Repainting Wooden Kitchen Cabinets

Staff Writer

 · Aug 3, 2010

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If you have wooden kitchen cabinets that need a facelift, then painting can offer a low-cost way to improve their appearance without hurting your own cash-flow situation. If your kitchen cabinets do not have structural problems but are basically in good shape except for a few nicks and some wear, then paint can give cabinets […]

Test tube spices are becoming a popular DIY kitchen project, thanks to television shows and home decorating magazines. Some cooks prefer to use them instead of the traditional spice rack, strictly because of the style they bring to the kitchen. If you’re tired of a regular spice rack, and want to mix it up a bit, then you’ll enjoy […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 22, 2010

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Modular shelves are made of plastic, metal, wood and other materials to suit your apartment décor. Renters praise them for many reasons, the major one being the flexibility they offer as opposed to more traditional shelving systems. There are both advantages and disadvantages to using them that you need to consider before making a purchase. […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 8, 2010

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For anyone who wants to jazz up a kitchen of any size, butcher blocks can be a great addition for both style and function. Cooking enthusiasts will enjoy using these functional countertop spaces for all kinds of food preparation, and the exposed wood surface brings a touch of class to a kitchen. Small square standing […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 6, 2010

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Learning how to organize a pantry can save you time and money in the kitchen. How many times have you bought duplicate supplies because you couldn’t find something, or thought you ran out of a supply that was tucked away in the wrong spot? You can put a stop to bad habits by organizing your […]

Staff Writer

 · Mar 2, 2010

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One of the best ways to save money is to clean with vinegar by making homemade cleaning supplies. You can use vinegar to deodorize, disinfect, cut grease, remove rust and eliminate mineral buildup. Due to its acidity, vinegar can kill most molds, bacteria and germs. Vinegar Versus Commercial Cleaning Products Buying separate cleaning products for […]

Lisa Bernstein

 · Aug 24, 2009

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Space saving kitchen appliances are essential for the apartment dweller stuck with small spaces–particularly the studio apartment resident. Besides cabinet, drawer and turntable organizers, which can maximize even the smallest of storage spaces, appliances designed for maximum function that take up minimum counter space can revolutionize the small apartment kitchen. 1. Microwave/Toaster or Microwave/Coffee Maker […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 22, 2009

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If your efficiency-sized kitchen is leaving you frustrated when it comes to storage space, here are a few kitchen ideas for decorating and remodeling that will help you get rid of the clutter and allow you to fully enjoy the space you have. 1. Stack It Transfer bulky food items such as flour, pasta and […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 4, 2009

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When you live in an apartment, knowing a few kitchen storage solutions can make your life much easier. If there’s one thing any apartment does not have, it’s extra space. Follow a few of these kitchen storage tips, and make space in your crowded kitchen. 1. Maximize Cabinet Space with Rotating Shelves The most basic […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 2, 2009

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If you’re decorating your apartment, consider skipping the furniture stores. Garage sales offer some great opportunities to find good furniture at low costs. And while you can find some amazing pieces that just need a little repair work, you can also find furniture, art and other decorative items that are practically new.

Oh My Apartment

 · Sep 8, 2008

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