Movin’ on Out: Dorm Essentials under $100

Dorm essentials under $100 from Homemakers Furniture

The time has come! You’ve graduated high school, you’ve had the party and now it’s time to start preparing for the next step: moving into a dorm. Most dorm rooms come furnished but you may be missing extra pieces necessary for storage or studying.

How to Make Your Apartment Look Luxurious (On a Budget)

How to Make Your Apartment Look Luxurious

Just because you’re renting doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a life of luxury—or at least look like you do. Trick guests into thinking a high-end socialite lives in your apartment. Keep reading to discover 10 affordable ways to create an expensive-looking apartment!

How to Solve Landlord and Roommate Problems

How to Solve Landlord and Roommate Problems

There are undeniable benefits to apartment living, but there are just as definitely cons. Roommate and landlord problems seem to be a reoccurring theme in many apartment living horror stories. Today, we share three true stories on the subject for all our renting veterans, current renters and soon-to-be apartment dwellers.

If you’re one of the readers who relates to these problems personally, don’t worry, we have some apartment living tips and furniture solutions just for you.

Apartment Living Tips: How to Deal With Noisy Neighbors

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There are undeniable benefits to renting, but there are just as definitely cons. Every renter comes out of apartment living with a crazy story or two. Today, we share two stories for all our renting veterans, current renters and soon-to-be apartment dwellers.

One renter tells us how she dealt with a roommate’s inappropriate noises. Another recalls how she confronted an accordion-playing neighbor. Keep reading for two renting horror stories, tips on dealing with loud neighbors and noise-reducing furniture ideas.

Hm How-To: Wall Décor Ideas for Rooms with High Ceilings

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It can be difficult to decorate rooms with high ceilings. Take it from us: Here at Homemakers, our fireplace is so tall that we display furniture on the mantel!

Whether you’ve just moved in to your new home, or you’ve been there a while and the vaulted ceilings are still perplexing you, we can help. We talked to Brandon, a senior visual designer at Homemakers, and got the lowdown on some dos and don’ts for decorating your unique space.