Tag: apartment living

8 Ways to Save Money in an Apartment

Posted on: February 02, 2012 by total

Saving money on the energy bill isn’t just about making expensive long-term changes like installing solar panels and storm doors. Apartment leases don’t allow such changes and most of us just aren’t ready for that kind of commitment. These simple behavioral changes are painless and cheap—just the reason we choose to live in apartments in the first place. Climate Tips Cold weather: Make a draft snake . Fill an old necktie or long sock with kitty litter or sand, fold the opening closed twice, and sew it shut. Press it up against drafty doors and windows to save between 5% and 30% on your heating bill. Alternatively, roll an old bath towel under a drafty door.

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How To Be A Good Tenant

Posted on: January 29, 2012 by total

Guest post by Mallory Pickard Getting your security deposit back and obtaining a good reference from your landlord when you move out is easy if you know and follow a few simple guidelines. With the number of tenant disputes on the rise, there’s no better time to take in these quick tips on being a good tenant in order to avoid undue stress, conflicts with your landlord, and even legal trouble.

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