Posts By Apartment Guide Editorial Team

DIY bookshelves

If you're in serious need of a storage solution in your apartment, you only need a few wooden crates, some paint and hardware to build your own bookshelf! What's great about this project is that you can customize it, making it as small or as large as you like. Since I have no bookcases in my place, I decided to fill my entire wall. Four stacked crates would also work just as well.


Everyone loves secret hacks that can make life easier. Chances are you have a few things lying around in your apartment that could make things like organization and cleaning a breeze. Make the most of your small space with these creative apartment hacks that will have you saying, "Why didn't I think of that?!"

In May, we shared nine essential apartment moving hacks for an easier move. We encouraged our Twitter followers to retweet their favorite apartment hack for a chance to win prizes during our #MoveInMonday Giveaway. Our followers had so many clever ideas, we decided to share some of their own smart moving tips: [find-an-apartment]

The holiday season is a festive time to share with friends and family, but it can also pose a number of hazards for other members of your family—your beloved pets. [find-an-apartment] We only want the best for our furry friends, and taking a few preventive measures can ensure your dog or cat doesn’t get sick.   Winter Plants Poinsettias are beautiful, festive plants used to decorate your home during the holidays. Although poinsettias are usually hyped as a poisonous plant, they are mildly toxic to animals. The following holiday plants are the ones you really need to watch for.

Summertime is all about grilling, hanging out with friends and family, and enjoying time outdoors. One of our favorite things about summer is enjoying the warm weather out on a mini patio garden. We've noticed apartment patio and balcony gardens are trending now on Instagram. Whether it's growing vegetables for cooking or showing off colorful flowers in flower boxes, apartment dwellers are really getting into the gardening spirit! Get inspired by a few of these real apartment patios and balconies: [find-an-apartment]

I learned the hard way about puppy proofing when I adopted my dog Roxie. I had just moved into a new one-bedroom apartment, and I was on a mission to adopt a rescue pup. After a co-worker sent me a photo of a poor puppy who was abandoned on the side of the road, I knew I had to bring her home. Little did I know how much damage she would cause.