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.


7 Coffee Table Styling Tips for a Chic Tabletop

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Your coffee table is a big deal. It can make a huge statement for—or against—your home design skills. Think about it. It sits in the most visible room in your home, in the center of that central living room. Which is why coffee table styling shall not be overlooked.

Therefore, we bestow you with seven modern coffee table styling commandments. Upgrade your tabletop from bleak to chic. Scroll down to learn how to style your modern coffee table. While you’re doing your home makeover, check out our one sofa, three ways post for more living room style enlightenment!


How to Decorate Your First Apartment

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So, you’re leaving the dorm for your very first apartment. Goodbye futon and shower caddy! It’s time to step up your game. Your first apartment is a blank slate. It is a place to discover your personal style. Whether you opt for sleek, contemporary design or mix-and-match eclectic, we have …