7 Big Ideas for a Small Bathroom Remodel

Colorful Large Floor and Wall Tile in a Small White BathroomTypically, bathrooms in apartments endure a lot of wear and tear. What may have been a satisfying space only a few short years ago, may now need some major TLC.

If you don’t want to do a complete bathroom remodel, which can cost $20,000 and up, there are a number of less expensive, but effective updates you can do, that will enhance its look and feel.

Remember, your bathroom’s tiny size shouldn’t deter you from creating a stunning space that will be the envy of your friend’s and neighbors.

Here are 7 great ideas to masterfully renovate your bathroom!

1. Add Style with Gold and Brass Hardware and Accessories

One of the fastest and easiest updates you can do is replace the old hardware and accessories with ones that have a bit more glamour.

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Bathroom Remodel Cost Guide For Your Apartment

Small Bathroom Remodel, Black If you own or rent an apartment, you probably wish you had a bigger bathroom.

There are so many stunning remodel ideas for huge bathrooms, that its almost hard to imagine making any worthwhile updates if your square footage is tight.

Yet, in reality even a tiny bathroom can be remodeled to look amazing. The best part – it will cost you much less than if you were working with a larger space!

If you don’t know how much it might cost to remodel your bathroom, this guide will break down the material and installation prices for different popular updates.

We will cover material and installation prices for the following projects:


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Small Kitchen Remodel Cost Guide

Small Kitchen Space Design Is the kitchen in your apartment begging for a facelift?

From new cabinets, countertops and flooring to a pretty backsplash, appliances, lighting and other small items, a kitchen remodel can be as small or big as your imagination and budget allow.

The burning question on your mind is likely: how much will it cost to remodel my kitchen?

Here is an in-depth look at kitchen remodeling costs, factors that make a big difference on the final price, and tips on saving money, without sacrificing quality.

We will cover the following topics:

1. Average cost to remodel a small kitchen
2. Kitchen Cabinets Cost
3. Countertops Cost

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15 Apartment Space Saving Ideas

The cost of living in an urban city means we often have less space to play with than our suburban friends. Thankfully designers have found awesome ways to make better use of the space we have.

Check out the 15 examples to make sure that you don’t waste any space in your apartment.

1. Stair Storage


These awesome drawers are part of a New York studio apartment project by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture and was completed in 2009.


2. Drawer Gym


This home fitness cupboard is part of a set of furniture created by the designer Lucie Koldova in 2009.

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Improve T-Mobile Cell Reception in your Apartment

T-Mobile LTE Signal BoosterLearn how to Improve Cell Reception on T-Mobile, inside your Apartment, with T-Mo LTE Signal (Speed) Booster and WiFi Calling Router – a Personal CellSpot setup, offered FREE to T-Mobile customers*!

ake your cell signal strong (5 bars) and LTE speed high!

The apartment building where I live was built in the ’40s and is made of concrete + brick. On one side it is REALLY good, because it is very unlikely to get damaged, and brick exterior is very durable, which will keep our condo fees lower.

But the problem is – there were no Cell Phones when my building was put up, and they did not care about cell phone reception.

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How to Get Rid of Roaches in your Apartment

Nasty roaches – they eat your food and crawl everywhere in your apartment, and it seems impossible to get rid of them. The consumer grade bait traps just do not work. Raid, Combat, Hot Shot – they claim it will work, but roaches just get used to these products and after a short while it does not affect them anymore.

Roach in the Kitchen

Truth be told – I grew up in an apartment in Moscow, and we had serious roach problem. My building was made of concrete panels, so naturally there were many cracks. Also roaches came up through ventilation ducts. Basically we tried every over the counter solution there was – traps, sprays,┬átablets – nothing works.

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11 Reasons why I HATE Living in an Apartment

Wall-mounted DeskI currently live in an apartment (condo) in a very SAFE and EXPENSIVE town – Brookline, MA (rated #1 in US by Niche and Money Magazine in 2015). I love Brookline and my location. I can get on the T (train) and be in downtown Boston in 30 minutes – no need for a car. Brookline has some of the best schools in MA, and since we have kids, it’s a huge bonus. We have restaurants and cafes and food shopping, and a movie theater, as well as all other necessary amenities within a 15 minutes walk. My not so big apartment is 100 ft from Beacon St – the Boston Marathon route. It’s so well located that renting our place on AirBnB (for $250 / night) is super easy.

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7 Affordable Remodels to Increase Your Apartment Resale Value

Modern Living Room in an small apartmentAre you getting ready to put your apartment up for sale?

Probably the biggest question on your mind is how to get top dollar for your property.

It turns out that by investing into the right remodels right before you sell, you can make your apartment highly appealing to a wide range of buyers.

And no we are not talking about dropping thousands of dollars on a complete kitchen remodel, or another expensive and labor intensive project!

Instead, consider these 7 quick and affordable remodels that are known to bring in a consistently high ROI at resale.

What Are Buyers Looking For?

While market trends and apartment preferences differ across the US,

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Clever Ways To Make Extra Cash On AirBnB

AirBnB does not need an introduction – it’s one of top 10 startups in the world, and is well-known. But many people who live in an apartment (own or rent) can make some extra money, and don’t even know it. Here are some clever ways you can make money off your apartment, while still living there full-time.

airbnb Although I’ve used AirBnB (link gives you $25 travel credit) for a couple of years now (to rent a place when we traveled) I never thought of renting out our place – it just never crossed my mind. Enlightenment came recently, when my neighbor rented his apartment (same as ours) for 10 days for $2300 – whaaat? Yes!

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