Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

No matter how much you’ve enjoyed that shelving unit you spent a whole day putting together with an Allen wrench or that dresser you scored for $10 at a garage sale, sooner or later you’ll want something new. But instead of shopping for replacements, why not use your industrious creativity to revamp those old pieces? […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Aug 1, 2019

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One of the biggest challenges of apartment living is trying to decorate your space without breaking any of the rules outlined in your lease agreement. You might already be perusing your favorite DIY sites for inspiration, but there’s a chance that your landlord will be less than thrilled by your sudden urge to redo your […]

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 22, 2017

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Once you’ve chosen an apartment with wallpaper, you’ll need to spend some extra time figuring out how to decorate your new place. Unlike apartments with painted walls, decorating around wallpaper requires coordination of a number of different colors, and not every combination works. Using the Color Wheel You can easily find your color scheme by […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 13, 2010

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You can hang wallpaper like a pro even if you’ve never undertaken the task before. It just takes a little know-how and determination and you’ll find it isn’t the major chore you first thought it would be. Prepare the Surface Before you hang one strip of wallpaper, you’ll need to prepare the surface. Make sure […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 14, 2010

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You need to clean wallpaper from time to time, no matter what your living situation is. Children love to color the walls, tomato sauce can splash onto the walls while you cook and pets may urinate on the walls until they’re trained. Knowing how to clean your wallpaper is important, so that you can act […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 9, 2010

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Kitchen cabinets can make or break the look of your kitchen. If you are stuck with ugly, old kitchen cabinets that are an eye sore then something needs to be done. Purchasing new kitchen cabinets, however, is a huge expense but there are several other ways you can redo the cabinets for much cheaper to […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 7, 2010

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Removing wallpaper may sound like a complicated job, but if you follow a few simple directions it can be an easy do-it-yourself project. You may have wallpaper that was already in the house when you moved in, that just doesn’t match your style of decor or you may have just grown tired of some you […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 16, 2010

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You may know a little about wallpaper, but you may not realize the many types of wallpaper available for decorating. Wallpaper is its own design element, and manufacturers continue to come up with creative wallpaper to appeal to different decorating and artistic styles. Each type of wallpaper has its advantages and disadvantages though, and not […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 8, 2010

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Hanging wallpaper without making any mistakes is often impossible. You’re bound to make a few errors here and there, but there are major mistakes to avoid so that you don’t waste your time, or the money you spent on the wallpaper. Here are 5 mistakes that you should do your best to avoid when hanging […]

Staff Writer

 · Mar 23, 2010

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