Overnight Guests: How to Make the Best Welcome Basket

The residents of our Northridge, CA apartments often have visitors. As anyone who's ever traveled knows, it's easy to forget everyday essentials, but hosts don't always know what kind of things their guests will need to feel comfortable. With this mind, we've come up with a few elements that should be included in everyone's overnight welcome basket. Toothpaste…

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How to Redecorate on a Dime

Whether you're settling in for the first time or you just want a change, redecorating can be a major project for those in Northridge apartments. People who have a passion for frugal decoration learn by doing it all and making lots of mistakes. They go to garage sales, they refinish the furniture and they mix and…

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How to Interpret Your Cat’s Meows

Cats meow to people because they're trying to tell them something, but rarely meow to other cats. Cats have their own language that we can observe but not necessarily participate in. Unfortunately, sometimes pet owners don't quite understand what their cat is really trying to say. To form a better relationship with your pet in the…

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How to Prepare Your Dog for the Vet

Dogs who are extremely nervous in the waiting room of the vet can be disruptive for both you and the people around you. In the worst case scenario, pets can cause injuries or property damage to the facility — whether intentional or not. Your dog's personality and reactions are partially dictated by circumstances outside your…

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Helping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home

Have you recently joined us with a dog? Or have you just added a dog to your family? At our pet-friendly Northridge, CA apartments, we wish you and your new pal a long and joyful relationship. Your Dog's First Days at Home It's time for showing love — and setting rules, too. It's time for learning the…

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A Car Owner’s Tips for Sun Protection

Northridge, California, is known for mild weather and no shortage of sunshine. And the community enjoys it to the fullest at our lovely Northridge apartments, Granted, we need to be mindful and protect our cars from the damaging effects of those glorious rays. Inside a car, air temperatures rise to well above 145 degrees. When exposed to direct…

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Fun Winter Workout Tips

Working out in the wintertime isn't always easy to do, no matter what type of fitness plan you favor. Even if you work out at a 24-hour gym, it's far easier to go home and relax when you consider the sun went down two hours before you even got out of work. To make things…

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3 Great Ways to Light Up Your Apartment

Brighten up any room in your apartment with these tried and proven lighting tips. They are fairly easy to implement and sure to make any apartment brighter than ever before. Task Lighting Task lighting is ideal for work areas such as the kitchen counter, an office desk or a reading desk or sofa. it won't…

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