Posts By Lindsay Smith

happy dog

If you're living in a compact space with your furry friend, or you're considering adopting a dog while living in a little studio or one-bedroom place, here are some important tips for keeping dogs content in your apartment. Video is included!

speed up moving

The faster you move out of your apartment, the sooner you can be finished with the whole stressful moving process! Other times, it’s not a choice, and circumstances force you to move out and into another apartment more quickly than…

remove stains

Sometimes it seems like stains seek out clothes made of white material. You never have an accident when you're wearing a dark shirt! Luckily, there are some pretty foolproof ways to remove stains from whites before they start to set in-- and the best stain remover may be sitting in your pantry. Here's a basic guide to get those pesky stains out:

friends

Moving is a stressful life event in more ways than one, and making new friends is one of the scariest parts of a big relocation. When I moved across the country from Iowa to Oregon, my first big scare was…

If it’s your first time renting an apartment , though, the rental application process may be different than you imagined. Applying for the apartment can take a long time and requires you and your landlord to do a lot of…

furnishing apartment

If you're on a budget, knowing what to buy first will help you allocate your spending accordingly. That way, you can get what you'll truly need, then use the rest of your budget on little touches that will turn the space into a home. Here's a priority list of what to buy when furnishing your first apartment.

move out repair

After living in an apartment for at least a year, there's bound to be some small damage here and there. While some wear and tear is normal and should be built into your lease, fixing minor damage before moving out will ensure you get your full security deposit back.

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