7 Different Types of Apartments & Their Characteristics

When apartment hunting, it’s important to consider what each type of apartment brings to the table. Depending on your needs and budget, certain types of apartments may be better for you than others. Check out the following 7 different types of apartments to see which type is best for you!

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9 Front Door Entrance Decorating Ideas for 2019

Everyone has watched interior design shows on television by now. They make us envious of the beautiful homes, or jealous that these households have the capital to give their homes a makeover. Well, you can too. A little bit of elbow grease, a few dollars, and a creative vision – these are the tools that can help you focus on one room at a time. So, why not begin with something easy like the door and the front entrance?

Here are nine front door entrance decorating ideas for 2019:

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11 House Cleaning and Organizing Tips for the Busy Professional

When your house is in a mess, you feel like it will take forever to clean it. As a professional, you’re busy trying to climb and stay at the top of your career, your kids’ homework for the week need to be checked, and your spouse needs your company. Time is so rare a commodity that you wonder how you can get to clean and organize!

Every day you skip cleaning, clutter begins to build up to levels that affect your own productivity. A disorganized and cluttered home has a negative psychological impact. The best thing you can do is to make sure the work does not pile up. Here are some helpful house cleaning and organizing tips to unclutter your life:

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9 Tasks to Test Child Safety at Home

Wasn’t it just yesterday when your baby came home from the hospital and screamed the whole night? While your sleep deprivation is still bad, your son or daughter is beginning to grow up. They’re showing all the signs that they’re getting older, from giggling to spending time on their belly to reacting to sound. Do you know what else they’re on the cusp of doing? Crawling.

That’s right. Today, they’re crawling. Tomorrow, they’re getting ready for college. (OK, one can wish, can’t they?)

You may have prepared for everything, but it’s most likely that you have not babyproofed your home for when your kid crawls. Good luck! They’re about to get into everything. So, what can you do?

Here are 9 tasks to test child safety at home and protect your crawling baby:

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5 Shopping Advice for Buying New Furniture

Whether you are moving into your new home, renting a new place, or are simply upgrading the interiors of your home, you will come across making some decisions while buying the living room furniture. If you think about it, all houses built by the builder in a condo or townhome are exactly the same. What makes them different, and what really makes them home, are the things that are bought and kept inside the home.

Furniture shopping is a weird beast to handle. It can be as stressful as it can be rewarding. It can be expensive too, but the end result can be so fulfilling that it makes you feel that every penny spent to get there was worth it. On top of all of that, it is the living room furniture that defines you as people too. Your furniture is like a window into who you are as a person and as a family. While furniture shopping can be a very strenuous task, here are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you will always be satisfied with the end result.

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Keep Or Toss: 4 Ways to Decide What to Throw Away Before Moving

So, you have recently found a new place to live and you are utterly ecstatic to settle in. There is just one problem: the whole moving process can be a pain in the neck if you choose the wrong professional moving company. Even with an enthusiastic group of movers, getting everything organized can be quite a headache.

The first step of organizing your big move if making that first big decision of what things you really want to keep with you when you move to your new house and which things you would prefer to throw away. A lot of the things you have collected over the years may seem tremendously important to you at first glance, but you know that you can’t take everything with you.

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5 Signs You Need Moving Services

Though also exciting, moving is a time-intensive and stressful experience. You have strict deadlines and must ensure you have everything packed appropriately before the movers show up on moving day. You need to gather supplies, de-clutter, donate or throw out an array of items, and pack in a way that keeps your valuables safe and protected.

You’re busy. You have work responsibilities, family responsibilities, and little time left over. Sometimes, it just makes a lot more sense to hire professional packing services than to try to do it all yourself. Not sure if this is the right move for you? Here are some signs you’d benefit from packing services.

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Living in the Concrete Jungle: 4 Tips to Rent a Condo in Toronto

It’s not easy to find a condo to rent in Toronto, especially at a price that a normal person could afford. That’s not surprising since the vacancy rate in the Greater Toronto Area or GTA has been less than two percent for the last number of years. But finding condos should be getting easier, right? There’s tons of them around. In fact, condos account for almost all of the new rental housing supply in Toronto. And at least a quarter of all new condos are rented or leased. So, there are many condos, but price is another issue.

Far too many condos are listed at the top end of the rental scale, making them unaffordable except for a handful of buyers. Then, there’s the question of where to rent or lease. Downtown has the most condos and may be the most convenient. But there are lots of choices outside of the core that offer more space and a cheaper monthly payment. It’s a difficult set of choices to consider and may not make finding the right condo any easier.

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3 Techniques to Protect Your Items When Moving

The big day has come for you to move. You put all of your personal belongings into boxes and transport them to your new residence. As you unpack you notice many of your delicate items have been damaged or completely ruined. This is the result of items not being protected and packed correctly.

If you will be moving to a new residence soon, below are some ways that you can protect your items. Being mindful of them will ensure you do not suffer the frustration and disappointment that often accompanies the discovery of damaged personal items after the moving process is complete.

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The Handiest Tool: 3 Uses of an Impact Wrench

You enjoy working with your hands but often find yourself tired at the end of the day or wondering if you can complete your jobs any faster. While tools such as drivers, socket sets, and wrenches are must-have items, your goal should always be finding a way to do the job you need to do with the least amount of effort in the least amount of time. For this reason, an impact wrench is a smart addition to any tool chest.

An impact wrench is a helpful tool with adjustable torque, allowing the user to tighten or loosen nuts, bolts, or screws with little exertion. Below are reasons you should consider purchasing one and ways it will help you, no matter what job you need to tackle.

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