3 Easy Tips To Keeping Your Apartment Clean And Organized

Posted by Ingrid Evens on March 30, 2016 at 12:39 pm

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The challenges that come with living an apartment are unique, managing life in a small space can often times lead to clutter in every area of your home. We’re here with the good news that keeping your apartment clean and organized long term is possible, even if you don’t have a lot of extra time to stay on top of it. Below we talk about three daily habits that will help make all the difference.

  1. A Monthly Home Checklist CleanMama.net has a variety of checklists for print that you can use for every day organization, or bigger monthly cleaning jobs, like cleaning out your fridge. Print out the ones you need and check off a box daily or weekly.
  2. A Load of Laundry A Day – If you are doing laundry for more than one person, chances are you have to set half a day or full day aside to get everything wash, dried and put away. Instead of letting it pile up for the weekend, try doing a load a day or every other day.
  3. The Ten-Minutes-A-Day Rule – Take ten minutes every day to make your bed, pick up scattered papers, wash a few dishes, or clean whatever is dirty. This will prevent the mess from piling up and getting to a point where you don’t know where to begin to get everything back how it should be.

We hope you found these tips helpful to keeping your apartment clean and organized. If you or anyone you know is looking for an apartment to call home, Apartments Now would love to help you! Our experienced apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and our locating service is free of charge. Call 512 258 8224 today!

3 Ways To Increase The Natural Light In Your Apartment

Posted by Ingrid Evens on March 23, 2016 at 3:24 pm

03.23 Natural Light blogpostNatural light is calming and makes a small space feel more open and inviting. Unfortunately natural light is not always in abundance if you are renting a small or older apartment unit. We are here with the good news that you can give your apartment the appearance of having more natural light than it does by using these three tricks! 

 

 

  1. Mirrors: Galeton Full Length Stand Mirror – $85.99                                                                                           This is a great way to give the illusion of more light, by adding a mirror across from or next to a window, you  can amplify the light coming in the window.
  2. Shiny Accent Pieces: Mini Crystal Chandelier – $82.99                                                                                 Hanging a crystal chandelier in your living room, adding a marble cutting board to your counter top, or a shiny  tiled back-splash in your kitchen are all ways you can add reflective decor to your apartment that will magnify  the natural light you do have.
  3. Sheer Curtains: Textured Chiffon Single Curtain – $27.99                                                                             Curtains can give you an extra level of privacy and are great for bringing the room together. By choosing sheer curtains, you can help give the light coming in a softer look that will help illuminate the room in a subtle way.

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We hope you found these tips helpful for getting the most out of the natural light in your apartment. At Apartments Now we help individuals in Austin find apartment’s to call home that meet their wants, needs and budget. Our experienced and friendly apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and our locating service is free of charge, give us a call at 512 258 8224.

16 Ways To Make A Small Master Bedroom Look Stylish

Posted by Ingrid Evens on March 9, 2016 at 5:07 pm

When we face the challenge of decorating or organizing a small apartment, we can often resign ourselves to not even trying to make it look or feel like home. Apartment living can be seen as temporary, something we just have to deal with in the intern while we wait for our future home. Once we have that, then ‘the real’ decorating possibilities in a more spacious environment will be available to us. Well what if we told you that you can have a stylish home in a small space? Today we will show you 16 different ways a small master bedroom can be beautifully decorated and organized.

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Did you find these ideas inspiring and helpful? We hope so! Apartments Now loves to help you find ways you can make your apartment feel like home. We have been leading the way in Apartment locating here in Austin for almost 20 years! Our experienced apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and our locating service is free of charge. Call us at 512 258 8224 today and let us help you make the apartment hunting game an easy one!

12 Ways To Do A Peel And Stick Accent Wall In Your Apartment

Posted by Ingrid Evens on March 2, 2016 at 3:50 pm

Accent walls are a great way to add style to your apartment. Of course, when it comes to interior design in a rental we love anything that requires little commitment and is easy to apply. So when we heard about peel and stick wall decor, we had to put together 12 of our favorite ways to create with this look. Enjoy!

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Check out this DIY tutorial on how to add a back-splash to your kitchen with peel and stick product

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Read about The Best Peel And Stick Products For The Home here

We hope you found these tips helpful in adding an accent wall to your apartment with peel and stick products. Apartments Now are specialists in apartment locating in Austin and helping individuals find apartments that meet their wants, needs and budget. If you are currently looking for a new apartment to call home we would love to hear from you! Our experienced apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and our locating service is free of charge, call 512 258 8224 now!

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