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Your landlord doesn’t want you to make any significant cosmetic changes to your apartment. If you do, it’s likely you won’t get your deposit back because they’ll have to restore the property to its former look once you move out.
The good news is that you can personalize your apartment without falling afoul of your tenancy agreement. Today’s blog post will give you a few handy tips on how you can achieve such a goal!
It's no secret the things you can do to the apartment itself will get restricted. But, you usually have carte blanche when it comes to furnishing your home. It is your chance to add some stylish furniture to enhance the look of your abode.
It’s worth noting that apartments are usually smaller living spaces than houses. Try to avoid filling your home up with too much “stuff” otherwise it’ll end up looking crowded! There are plenty of sites where you can furniture ideas if you’re after a particular look.
The great thing about rugs is that they offer a plethora of benefits. For example, they are portable, and that means you don’t have to “fix” them onto the floor.
Also, they protect the underlying carpet. It's good news if your landlord charges a lot of money for repairs to any damaged carpet!
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Take a look at new apartment blocks like Ultris Wynnfield Lakes. One thing you will find is that some windows block an outsider’s view through individual windows like the one in the bathroom.
In a nutshell, privacy film is an adhesive layer that gives tenants the freedom to enjoy their home away from prying eyes. When you move out, you can just peel it away without any damage to the window.
If you’re not a fan of plain white walls, all is not lost! Did you know that it’s possible to buy removable wallpaper? Yes, I know that one can remove conventional wallpaper. The only trouble with that approach is that removing it can damage the underlying paint on the walls.
These days it’s possible to buy adhesive wallpaper that you can peel away at a later stage without taking chunks of paint with it!
Is the lighting in your apartment insufficient? If so, the good news is that you can add extra lights to your home without drilling or adding new wiring! I am, of course, talking about buying some uplights.
In essence, they are lights that you plug into a wall socket. They are fitted to stylish stands and are designed to be portable. You can buy as few or as many as you wish.
By following the above tips, you’ll jazz up your apartment in no time at all!