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Emergency phone numbers

When you move into a new place, it's impossible to foresee what events lie ahead. And of course, that's always the case for medical emergencies and pet emergencies. It's best to be prepared, by keeping certain emergency phone numbers handy,…

DIY Security Tips can prvent burglars

While your landlord will make sure there is a certain level of security, there are some DIY security tips steps you can use to protect your valuables and personal items and make sure your apartment is as safe as possible. If you’re concerned about shelling out hundreds of dollars to keep your apartment safe, rest assured: these are simple, inexpensive ways to protect yourself and your home.

Securing your personal information is more important than ever before, and it can start with something as simple as ensuring that your apartment’s wifi password security, as well as your other passwords, are strong enough. But how do you create a secure password?

apartments with garages

When it comes to renting a garage, many consider it a luxury. If budget is tight, then luxuries are out of question: a parking space is convenient enough. Apartments with garages can actually be worth the “splurge,” however. Read on to learn…

Getting ready to head out on vacation this year? You’ve probably already planned for what you’re packing, how you’re getting there, hotels, activities and everything else you need to have a great time. However, you may be forgetting one essential…

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.

how to stay safe when cleaning an apartment

Did you know you can actually create toxic or dangerous situations by mixing common (and effective) household cleaning products? Here’s a guide to keep your cleaning day safe; don’t go from “determined” to “dangerous.”

A lot of apartment hunters worry more about being close to friends or near the right subway line than assessing apartment security before they move in. [find-an-apartment] Of course, finding the balance between location, price and security can be tricky. Here is a checklist to make sure apartment security is part of the evaluation. The next time you start looking for a place, ask the following questions:

Kids love Halloween–and why wouldn’t they? They get to dress up as anything they want and end the night with a bag full of candy. As a parent, Halloween can be a bit more stressful: There are people out causing…

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