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.
For apartment dwellers who depend on their connection to the Web, it’s a drag when a slow one seems to stop time online.
The telltale orange leaves and nip in the air means it’s that time again: Fall’s cool breezes will soon give way to icy, wintry gusts. Don’t wait until it’s freezing outside to prepare your home for the cold months – these easy DIY projects will boost your energy efficiency and keep you toasty warm until spring.make your own draft stopper.
Don’t forget: Daylight Saving Time ends on the first Sunday in November. That’s this weekend! As we prepare to welcome earlier sunsets, take the opportunity to take care of a few things around your apartment:
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? 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 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, hoping to make a dent in their power bills.green, or even if it’s just to save a few bucks on energy bills, there are some solutions out there. You probably won’t be able to go totally off the grid, but that’s OK – every little bit helps. You just have to think smaller.
Don’t send your Thanksgiving down the drain! Plumbers report that the day after Thanksgiving is their busiest day of the year for housecalls.
Today's energy savings bulbs, known as Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) can not only earn your apartment the green seal of approval, but save you some significant cash in the longrun. Better yet, the modern versions of these energy efficient light bulbs - designed for home use - have improved by leaps and bounds.