Apartment Tips

The Best Tips for Living with a Pet in Your Apartment

Four-legged friends can thrive if you know what to do

More and more apartment buildings are allowing tenants to own pets, but just because that's the case doesn't mean it's a slam dunk in terms of making your living situation ideal for both you and your animals.

Should You Get a Washable Area Rug for Your Apartment?

They add so much without adding more work

You could save some money and get a more affordable rug, but it could be a pain to move due to the weight. Have you ever considered getting a washable rug? Yes, there is such a thing, and they're better than ever. 

How to Prevent Apartment Fires

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

From day to day, you don't think much about the risk of fire in your apartment. The risk of fire is higher than you think, and all it takes is a bit of carelessness in order for things to go bad very quickly.

Should You Do Apartment Repairs Yourself?

The answer is complicated

Let's say it's 10:00 at night, and your bathroom sink is clogged. You've tried industrial-strength drain cleaner to no avail, and you can't just go without a functioning bathroom sink until your landlord can get someone out there. You have the tools, and you're pretty sure there's something stuck in the p-trap that the drain cleaner can't handle. Should you do it?

5 Genius Ways to Pay Your Rent When You're Close to Broke

It's time to get resourceful

Paying rent can be a real stressor for those who are living paycheck to paycheck. Even if you don't fall into that category, sometimes there are months when unexpected big expenses deliver big hits to your bank account, and you struggle to gather funds to pay your rent. Your car breaks down, and it needs a new transmission, costing you thousands. Your health insurance deductible hasn't been met, and you need a procedure done so you can keep working.

6 Side Hustles You Can Do Out of Your Apartment

If you want to make extra money in your apartment, here are some great side hustles you can start today.

You've been faithfully paying your apartment's rent and taking care of your bills every month for years, and the struggle is real to keep it that way. You have a decent job, but things can get tight, and you sometimes have to make sacrifices in order to remain on track. What if your apartment could work as a base of operations for a new side hustle that can provide financial freedom?