Category Archives Utilities

Depending on the season, location and amount of usage, your electric bill can be an intimidating expense. After all, electricity powers nearly everything in a modern home–from the appliances and entertainment devices, to air conditioning and lights. Despite its importance,…

Are you guilty of turning the thermostat up or down when your partner isn't looking? Don’t be ashamed, lots of us are guilty of this apartment/relationship sin. And the deception is sure to increase as winter approaches.

Much like men are from Mars and women are from Venus, it’s been said that men are always hot while the ladies tend to be cold. But how does this gender disparity bode for the living quarters when both disagree on the temperature? [find-an-apartment] Adjusting the thermostat every hour is the last thing you want to do. Trust us - that heating bill will skyrocket! Some might even suggest separate beds or separate rooms - gasp! So, what can the two of you do to remain comfortable and warm (or cool) this season?

solar power apartment

Solar power is undoubtedly the wave of the future . Because solar panels are coming way down in price, you’ll see more and more homeowners proudly sporting shiny energy-saving devices on their roofs, reducing their power bills. But what about…

painting apartment

Once the movers bring all of your belongings to your new apartment, you still have some important details to sort through before you can truly feel at home. Here's a motivating thought: when the work is done, you can really enjoy your new home! Follow this post-move checklist for tips on how to settle in to your space.

how to cool down apartment

Hot? Sweaty? Summer is here and it’s back with a vengeance! While some apartment-dwellers lucked out with air conditioning, there are others that need to seek out cooling alternatives when the thermometer goes up. Whether you are looking to save…

transfer utilities

If you're moving from one apartment to another, an important item on your moving to-do list is to transfer utility service from your old apartment to your new one. This might seem a little overwhelming -- especially if you have a number of utilities to transfer.  Apartment Guide has your back: just follow these simple guidelines to do it correctly,  and avoid any gaps in service.

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