Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Apartment Jacuzzi Etiquette: 5 Dos and Don’ts

Staff Writer

 · Nov 9, 2010

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A jacuzzi at your very apartment complex is a luxury, and it’s often a big selling point when landlords are seeking tenants. Beyond the glitz and glamor of living in an apartment complex with its own jacuzzi come some questions on what you should be doing, and whether other tenants’ questionable habits are really up […]

One of the many items in the apartment that will be inspected upon moving out is the sink. A stainless steel sink scratch or any other damage to the sink is one of many ways money can be deducted from the deposit. Many people do not know, however, that scratches to a stainless steel sink […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 8, 2010

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Using an apartment pool to host a party can be a fun way to socialize and cool down on a warm day, but the best way to have fun is to be responsible, too. Pools present additional danger than hosting a party in your apartment, so make sure that you, as the host, ask your […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 5, 2010

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Kitchenettes are functional, but not spacious enough to enable you to use all of their appliances at the same time. Sometimes, it may be necessary for you to put a cutting board over the sink to use it as additional counter space. Other times, the sink may be so small as to make it unusable. […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 4, 2010

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Entertaining your in-laws in your apartment, whether for a single meal or for a week while they’re in town, can cause you anxiety and stress because you may not be overly comfortable with them yet and you want to do your best to impress. While it’s important to relax and be yourself, you can take […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 1, 2010

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Having a Valentine’s Day date in your apartment can prove to be a romantic, memorable experience that’s inexpensive and yet incredibly personal and private at the same time. However, walking that thin line between romantic and awkward can be more difficult to navigate in such a private setting. Keep a few tips in mind when […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 29, 2010

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Cleaning a fiberglass shower is simple, and yet if you make a mistake, you could discolor it. As with anything else in the apartment, discoloration in the eyes of most landlords is equal to “damage” that you’ll have to pay for out of your security deposit. Don’t risk it by using the wrong product. Consider […]

Daphne Mallory

 · Oct 29, 2010

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Kitchenettes are functional, but not spacious enough to enable you to use all of their appliances at the same time. Sometimes, it may be necessary for you to put a cutting board over the sink to use it as additional counter space. Other times, the sink may be so small as to make it unusable. […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 28, 2010

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Credit issues and financial hardships are popular reasons to sublet an apartment. There are other benefits as well, and you can end up saving money in the long run. A sublease apartment is a temporary situation, where you rent from a tenant who is primarily or solely responsible to the landlord. The terms of sublease […]

Daphne Mallory

 · Oct 15, 2010

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Monitor glare can become a real annoyance whether it is on your television or your computer. It slows down your work on a computer and puts a strain on your eyes. The eyestrain can lead to other problems such as migraines and headaches. Prevent these problems by taking some steps to reduce monitor glare in […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 24, 2010

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