Articles for Tenants

Rental life can be stressful, we're here to help. In the tenants section of Four Walls you'll find temporary home decor ideas, tips for negotiating with your landlord, and more.

Cleaning Green: Part 2

In case you missed part one, I'm testing out natural house cleaning supplies to see what works and what doesn't. This time around I focused...

Cleaning Green: Part One

One day as I was hunched over my tub, spraying heavy-duty bleach cleaner without a care in my small apartment bathroom that has no windows, the thought...

Sleep Well: How New Mattress Companies Are Delivering

Moving into an old building has perks like interesting architecture and historical charm, but it can lead to modern-day frustrations. This becomes pretty obvious as...

8 Tips for DIY Balcony Gardening

A garden balcony can give you endless hours of serene pleasure, and the nice thing about such a haven is the fact that you...

How to Narrow Down Your Apartment Search

If you’re looking for a new place and have your eye on a certain neighborhood, this blog post probably isn’t for you. This is...

A Plant Guide for Apartment Problems

Winter is always long, and by time March rolls it’s nice to have something to remind you that the dead, frozen landscape won’t last...

Is Negotiating Rent a Good Idea?

Let's say you're the living personification of what a perfect tenant should be: you pay your rent on time, you keep the noise levels...

10 Ways to Make Your Landlord Love You

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we asked landlords what makes them love their tenants. Here's what we found out: Make a good first impression// Fill...

5 Ways to Build a Strong Rental Application

Looking at an application and a background check is the best way for a landlord to know what kind of tenant you’re going to...
There's a smarter way to rent.
There's a smarter way to rent.

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