Archive for the ‘Maintenance’ Category

5 Bits of Hardware That Can Totally Upgrade Your Rental

Making a Big Change Can Take So Little! One of our more popular posts from a while back was all about decorating your apartment without annoying your landlord. Well, it’s been a while since...

How a Tenant Can “Love” Their Rental Home’s Bathroom

Bathrooms are usually pretty much the last place in the house that someone voluntarily spends an extended amount of time — but there are quite a few reasons why the room deserves your attention...

The Best Way to Get the Landlord to Repair Your Home Efficiently

It’s All About Keeping Your Cool and Communicating Effectively. There are few places in the United States that don’t explicitly say so in the law: if you rent a home — or apartment...

How to Decorate Your Rental Without Annoying Your Landlord

We’ve never seen a rental contract that forbids feng shui. There are a lot of great reasons to want to decorate your rental. Your home isn’t just the place you live — it’s an...

Conquer Your Clutter!

It’s kind of like working out — you’ll be impressed by what a few minutes a few times a week can eventually build up to. Sometimes, life gets in the way — a long string of...

Enjoy A Safe Holiday Season

The Last Thing Your Holidays Needs Is An Accident. The holiday season is fun — travel, family, decorating, food, and games! They can also be stressful — travel, family, decorating,...

Tenants: Dual Detection Keeps Kids Significantly Safer

Should You Have a Combination Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector? When you think about emergencies that can happen in your home, it can be all too easy to worry about raging flames without...

Tenants & Yard Work

Many Tenants want the benefits of renting a house versus an apartment or condo, but then fail to properly maintain the yard. We just received a citation warning from a local municipality about an...

Tenants – You Break It, You Pay to Fix It!

When it comes to maintenance & repairs, tenants should understand their responsibilities when leasing a home are no different than when leasing a car. Last week we received a call from a...