Preparing Your Kitchen For Summer Gatherings

Preparing Your Kitchen For Summer Gatherings

It's nearly summertime, which means we're getting ready for beautiful weather, delicious eats, and awesome hangouts. Summer is the perfect time to have food, drinks, and fun with friends, family, and neighbors - is your home ready for it? Whether you're gearing up for gatherings in your apartment or setting the stage for a backyard barbec ...

Best Ways to Decorate Your Bedroom

Best Ways to Decorate Your Bedroom

The bedroom is probably the most important and most private room of the house – after all, it's where you get your rest and sleep all your troubles away after a particularly hard day. The bedroom is more than unique and requires special care. If you’re one of those people who’d like to have the best bedroom in the world but you ar ...

Warm Up Your Home With These 5 Tropical Colors

Warm Up Your Home With These 5 Tropical Colors

There’s nothing like a burst of tropical colors to put you in the mood for summer. Vibrant shades like turquoise, tangerine, canary yellow, fuchsia, coral will brighten up your mood and boost your energy. There are plenty of ways to introduce this tropical spectrum of colors to your own home, from just details to a full-on tropical vi ...

How To Deal With Mold In Your Rented Home

How To Deal With Mold In Your Rented Home

Mold is fast becoming one of the biggest concerns for tenants across the USA as exposure to it has been linked to serious health conditions including chronic fatigue, asthma, pneumonia, hemorrhaging and skin conditions. It has, in fact, been estimated that as many as 21% of current asthma cases in the USA are attributable to dampness ...

Having Trouble With Your Hot Water?

Having Trouble With Your Hot Water?

As a renter, you might assume that a utility like hot water falls under the "My landlord should take care of this..." category. Contrary to what mom always said about assuming, you would be right in this situation. Your landlord is responsible for providing their tenants with a safe, healthy living space. Hot water is one of the amenities ...

Energy-Efficient Rentals: The Essentials

Energy-Efficient Rentals: The Essentials

Being a landlord and running a rental property means that you’ll go to great lengths to make savings wherever possible. Even the smallest changes, upgrades or tweaks to the existing rental features can add up to a significant amount in the long run. One way of achieving this is by making your rental property as energy-efficient as ...

How To Avoid Expensive Rental Scams

How To Avoid Expensive Rental Scams

The number of renters in the US grewby nearly 8 millionover the last decade – but sadly the rising number has resulted in a huge leap in property scams. In fact, these are so prevalent in South Carolina that the Columbia FBIrecently had to issue a statementto citizens about staying safe when looking for a home! If you are looking for a ...

Create a Peaceful Sanctuary in Your Backyard

Create a Peaceful Sanctuary in Your Backyard

Once the entire family is back from school and a busy day at work, you could all use a trip to nature and relax. However, the trip itself is another hassle. Why not use what you have at your disposal, the backyard? Create a piece of nature where you can relax and socialize at the convenience of your home. A stroll around the garden ...

The Agony of a Dirty Roommate

The Agony of a Dirty Roommate

There are constantly dishes left in the sink. Your shower drain always has a sticky mass of hair adhered to it. You're the only one in the apartment who dares to wipe a surface down, not to mention spray an air freshener or open a window to air out the odors coming from your roommates bedroom. Regardless of how bad your situation is, deal ...

How to Make Your Rental Property More Attractive

How to Make Your Rental Property More Attractive

It's not that easy to find a reliable tenant for your property. The good ones usually know exactly what they want and they have higher standards than the rest. This is why you need to make an effort to upgrade your rental property in several ways.   Repairs A potential tenant needs to feel that you take care of the rental prop ...

4 Tips to Increase the Value of Your Rental Property

4 Tips to Increase the Value of Your Rental Property

Renting a property can be a highly lucrative business. Thanks to the platforms like Airbnb, finding potential renters has never been easier. However, just because you have an apartment or a house for rent, that doesn’t mean you will make a fortune by default. In fact, the majority of rental properties don’t earn their owners even a ...

Lessons Learned During Front Yard Renovation

Lessons Learned During Front Yard Renovation

All house owners know the importance of having a well-organized and landscaped yard. When people pass your house or come for a visit, the first impression they get will be from your yard. If you decide to sell the house one day, it will certainly reach a higher price with a decorated yard. Additionally, upgrading your front yard can ...