Renovating

How To Add Color To Your Condo With An Accent Wall
How To Add Color To Your Condo With An Accent Wall

How To Add Color To Your Condo With An Accent Wall

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Have you been looking for a change in your decorating scheme, to make your condo feel fresh, new, and invigorating, but just haven’t been able to decide on a design theme? Or maybe you’re about to move into your first condo and are ruminating on the best color schemes for your new place and can’t…
Condo DIY: How to Paint a Room
Condo DIY: How to Paint a Room

Condo DIY: How to Paint a Room

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you planning to freshen up your condo for the spring with a new coat of paint? Check out these pro tips, reprinted from MyFirstApartment.com, before picking up the paint roller. By Emma Clark One of the least expensive tricks to change the look of your new apartment is to paint it. Just make sure…
How to Remodel Your Condo Flooring on a Budget
How to Remodel Your Condo Flooring on a Budget

How to Remodel Your Condo Flooring on a Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post Buying a condo is a big deal, especially if it is your first condo. Second to buying your first condo is making it feel like your home. As you well know, how much you pay for your new condo will impact the work and budget you’ll need to put into remodeling your new…
7 Easy Tricks to Give Your Condo a Budget Facelift for Spring
7 Easy Tricks to Give Your Condo a Budget Facelift for Spring

7 Easy Tricks to Give Your Condo a Budget Facelift for Spring

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
By Alisa Helly Thinking of sprucing up your home for spring? We are here to help you do so on budget with a few simple but effective tricks. 1. Rearrange Your Furniture and Accessories One of the best ways to better your home is by smartly rearranging the stuff you already have. Begin by piling…
Save Big Money by Remodeling with Reclaimed Building Materials
Save Big Money by Remodeling with Reclaimed Building Materials

Save Big Money by Remodeling with Reclaimed Building Materials

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Every second, one-and-a-half acres of rain forest are cut down, according to statistics from the Save The Rainforest foundation. This is in spite of the fact that copious amounts of potentially re-usable building materials go to the landfill each year. As of 2002, 36% of residential and commercial waste was made up of construction and…
5 Upgrades That Add Big Value to Your Condo
5 Upgrades That Add Big Value to Your Condo

5 Upgrades That Add Big Value to Your Condo

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re getting ready to put your condo on the market or just looking for ways to add value to your home investment, it’s important to consider upgrades. As you probably know by now, not all upgrades, renovations, and remodels are created equal — some will offer great returns (sometimes you can even recuperate more than…
7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make a Kitchen Feel Bigger
7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make a Kitchen Feel Bigger

7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make a Kitchen Feel Bigger

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
By David Glenn The kitchen is the heart of your home, but a tiny, cramped kitchen just isn’t all that inviting—for you or your guests. While a complete kitchen renovation may be way out of your budget right now, here are some simple ways to make a kitchen look and feel bigger than it is.…
5 Renovations You Can DIY
5 Renovations You Can DIY

5 Renovations You Can DIY

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Owning your first condo is a special experience and you are eager to make the space your own. However, you might not have the money to invest in large-scale renovations.  Thankfully, there are plenty of small projects – with big impact – that you can easily do yourself on a limited budget.  (Just remember to skip these five that you should never try…
5 Renovations You Should Never Try to DIY
5 Renovations You Should Never Try to DIY

5 Renovations You Should Never Try to DIY

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you consider yourself handy around the house or you’ve just got a weekend free, a DIY project to spruce up your condo can be a creative and profitable use of your spare time. Unfortunately, not all renovations are DIY. Below are five such projects that qualify as too tricky, too dangerous or both. 1. Demolition It might…