Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

On-Site Laundry Room Rules Everyone Should Follow

Lisa Wright

 · Mar 10, 2022

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Apartment amenities like swimming pools and rooftop decks are great, but when it comes to practical on-site perks, it’s hard to beat having a laundry room in your building.

Inspecting an apartment is no time to be polite. In fact, you should act like that snoopy neighbor everyone hates to have as a visitor.

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 26, 2020

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Allergy sufferers — a group which more than 50 percent of the US population claims to fall in — typically know what seasons affect them the most and arm themselves with medicines and tools to fight the symptoms well ahead of time. But many people don’t realize that the air we breathe in our homes […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 5, 2019

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Whether you can’t afford to put a down payment on a house or you simply don’t know how long you’ll be living in your current area, renting often makes more sense financially than owning a property. On top of that, there are a ton of perks that are unique to renting. For one thing, you’ll […]

Ramona Branson

 · Feb 12, 2019

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Moving into your first apartment is an exciting time, but it can also be a little intimidating. After all, there’s a lot you’ll need once you’re living on your own — even little things you never put much thought into before, like can openers.

Cole Nemeth

 · Dec 25, 2018

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Anyone who’s ever lived without the convenience of their own washing machine and dryer understands the toils and torments of having to rely on public laundromats. There are few things more inconvenient (or more tedious) than having to lug 50+ pounds of clothes across town, and then having to sit under flickering fluorescent lightbulbs for […]

Amanda Ray

 · Feb 6, 2018

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I was recently reading a fascinating article about the bacteria that live and grow inside our showerheads. Surprised? I certainly was. I never would’ve guessed that the fixture responsible for getting me clean every day was actually housing a slew of less-than-sanitary germs.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 20, 2017

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When apartment hunting, it’s important to remember that there’s no such thing as a one-apartment-fits-all model. As a bachelor, you’ll have different apartment needs than a couple or a single parent, for example. Look for these top amenities when searching for an apartment: 1. On-Site Fitness Center Exercising is always a great way to meet […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 4, 2010

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Ironing wrinkles and creases in your clothing is a necessary part of doing laundry. Unfortunately, the chore is often frustrating and time-consuming. However, there are several different ways you can reduce the amount of time the task will take. 1. Lie Clothes Flat After Washing Believe it or not, the majority of wrinkles you will […]

Staff Writer

 · May 19, 2010

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Apartment life may not provide you with a washer and dryer inside your unit. While you could take your towels, sheets and clothing to the cleaners, this is often quite expensive. It is easier and cheaper to take your dirty items to a Laundromat. Prior to making your first trip, however, you should create a […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 26, 2010

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