Category Archives: A-News

My Apartment Air Conditioning is Not Cooling, Now What?

Only a few degrees separate sunny and happy from hot and miserable. Apartment air conditioning problems can close that gap quickly! If you’re dealing with an apartment air conditioner that’s not cooling, don’t sweat it! Follow these simple steps to cooler air. Step 1: Confirm the Problem To stay ahead of the heat at certain … Continue reading

9 Fun Indoor Activities for Adults

With temperatures steadily on the rise, it can be tempting to spend all your time in the comfort of the air-conditioned indoors. But if you stay in, there’s a chance you’ll feel like you’re missing out on the things you could be doing outdoors. Fortunately, you can have the best of both worlds, as there … Continue reading

Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips for Apartment Renters

What’s an ideal summer without a few adventures in grilling? Now is the perfect time to fire up the grill and dive into some delicious seasonal recipes (and try out a few no-grill side dishes), because nothing says summertime like grilled burgers and fresh watermelon! Seven outdoor grilling safety tips If you’re a renter preparing … Continue reading

Why Is My Sewer Bill So High?

Flushing your toilet might not be something you think about twice. In fact, it’s a good habit to be in. But then you get last month’s sewer and water bill and suddenly every flush sounds like money going right down the drain! Sure, you might have drunk more water than usual last month. But that … Continue reading

Which States Have the Lowest Cost of Living for Renters

Is one of your goals this year to finally get your budget under control? You have plenty of company. After all, that’s one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions! One way you can achieve your goal is to start with a plan for budgeting for your first apartment. Another cost-cutting hack is to move … Continue reading

Should You Rent from a Private Landlord?

“For rent by owner,” reads the sign. You know what it means, but do you really understand what renting from a private landlord entails? Check out the pros and cons of renting from a property owner instead of a management company to figure out if a “for rent by owner” apartment is right for you. … Continue reading

The Best U.S.Cities for Dating

Are you looking to settle down in more ways than one? If you’re not sure where to find love, but you’re certain you want to, check out the best cities for dating and find out what makes them hotspots for singles! 1. Atlanta, GA Atlanta takes the number one spot on the best cities for … Continue reading

Must-Have BBQ Tools for Your Apartment Grill

Afraid that apartment living may cool down your flaming-hot BBQ passion? Worry no more. We have the tools and tips you need to get chillin’ and grillin’ wherever you are! BBQ Tool: One Spatula to Rule Them All You’ll flip over the Mercer’s Hell Handle Larger Fish Turner spatula. Don’t let the name fool you: … Continue reading

EVERYDAY PEOPLE WITH SUPERPOWERS!

Have you ever met a real live hero? When we were children, our heroes were larger than life. Take Superman for instance a fictional character created in 1938 with Action Comics. He had the following powers: superhuman strength, agility, heat vision, X-ray vision, superhuman breath that could freeze things or blow like the wind. Best … Continue reading

LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS DURING COVID-19

Is there a bright side to the global Covid-19 pandemic? Should we even think about looking for a bright side? The answer is absolutely “yes”. The downside of this situation can feel overwhelming and desperately sad. There is no shortage of bad news, but there are many reasons and benefits to remaining hopeful now and … Continue reading