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.

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#HouseGoals: 3 Smart Changes Grown-up Homeowners Make

Big Homeowner Changes

You are constantly evolving as a homeowner. In fact, changes are a way of life. You may not have had kids or pets when you moved into your home or you may no longer like the bright yellow couch that (you thought) was super trendy 10 years ago. Maybe you’re tired of buying inexpensive furniture only to have to replace it every couple of years when it falls apart. But now your family may be growing or maybe you’re just tired of mismatched furniture. It’s time to graduate from new homeowner to a homeowner with an established style.

4 DIY Maintenance Tips for New Homeowners

Tips for New Homeowners

Buying your first home is a momentous life event and one you’ll remember for a long time. But owning a home is also a lot of work. The joys of homeownership may last for a while, but without fail, something will eventually, well, fail. It’s inevitable. A little proactive work can help for when things do go wrong. Here are four DIY tips every new homeowner should do that will prevent headaches in the future.

How to Organize your Garage

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a renter or homeowner in possession of a garage must be in want of garage organizing tips and garage storage ideas—or so we’d imagine Jane Austen would tell us if she were alive today. The fact of the matter is a little less flowery—your garage needs help. It doesn’t matter whether you have a cozy one-car garage or a truly outrageous amount of space; if you have a garage of any size, there’s a very good chance you could use a few tips on how to organize your garage.

Simple Vanity Ideas to Boost Your Self Image

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, check out this good-looking doll! July 3 is compliment your mirror day, which means it’s time to give that reflection some love.

Too often mirrors are used to alter instead of appreciate ourselves. But tomorrow, it’s all about boosting confidence through self-compliments. Sit at your vanity, look at your reflection and say: “My, what beautiful eyes you have. And that smile? Simply radiant. I’d take you out for dinner anytime.”

Make this kind of positivity a regular practice.