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5 Apartment Decorating Tips

Especially nowadays, living in an apartment is more common than ever. With so many different floor plans, styles, and sizes out there, apartment living is starting to feel a lot more like home. While floor plans can provide a great look and feel, how you decorate can provide the warmth and comfort you desire. In…

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How to Turn Garage Sale Duds Into Works of Art

Scouring your local garage sales can be a great way to spend an afternoon. You’re essentially getting a glimpse of other people’s lives, whether you find something you like there or not. But the really fun thing about garage sales is that they offer all kinds of opportunities to the creative crafter or the opportunistic…

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Going Green in Your Apartment

There’s plenty of talk these days about energy efficiency. People living in apartments may question how they can take control of their energy use and costs while living in a rented space. Energy efficiency provides two significant outcomes: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions (and improving air quality) and cutting down energy costs for consumers. While residents…

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5 Soundproofing Hacks for Apartments

Apartments in Chicago, IL can be noisy. Even if you have polite neighbors, the fact is noise travels easily. You may hear children running across floors, toilets flushing or a loud television playing at any given hour. Having a sanctuary within your apartment free of noise is invaluable. Here are the top soundproofing hacks for…

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4 Essentials for Health & Fitness

The nutritional and exercise requirements for maintaining your goal body weight, strength, and cardiovascular and respiratory health are actually simple. But, today’s selection of endless options causes confusion that can lead to indecision. Here's some sound advice for our residents here in The Montrose apartments in Chicago: Go back to the basics. Whether your goal is to…

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5 Fresh Tips for Autumn Décor

The fall brings opportunities for a fresh, warmer aesthetic in your beautiful home here at The Montrose apartments in Chicago. Here are a few current ideas from professional interior designers to add seasonal color and interest to living rooms and bedrooms. Warm Up the Great Room Add a cozy area rug. Switch out light-colored toss pillows…

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