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Posted on: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 12:20pm
Tagged with: apartment living

3 Things to Do Before the End of Summer 2015Maybe it's because we all endured such a trying winter, but summer went way too fast! We are down to our last four weekends of the summer. Did you make the most of it? If not, here are three things to help get that last taste of sunny days.

Posted on: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 3:15pm

5 Quick Tips to Declutter the KitchenYour kitchen is the most used space in your apartment. It's time to treat it right. Here are four quick tips and one not so quick tip to make your kitchen look it's best.

1. Dishes: The most overlooked chore. Dishes are not done until they are dried and put away! Plates and Tupperware stacked on drying racks only add to a cluttered counter top.

Posted on: Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:35am
Tagged with: apartment living, decor

Decorating a new place can be a real challenge, especially when living in a rental home. Most rentals have tough rules to abide by: some landlords don’t allow any constructions, others ask you not to nail items to the walls, and others want their white walls white.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 9:19am
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 Best Way to Make a Maintenance RequestWith cold weather on the way, we want you to be prepared. Below are the different ways you make a maintenance request and a couple of tips on how to avoid frozen pipes. 

Posted on: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 1:40pm

Labor Day Weekend: Quick PicnicLabor Day is a big weekend for us here at CHR! Many of us celebrate the holiday with picnics, parties, and BBQs, but for those of us around the greater Boston, MA area, Labor Day is affectionately known as Boston Moving Day. Whether you are moving this weekend or enjoying the extra day off, we suggest making the time to have a picnic and take advantage of the end of summer.

Posted on: Friday, August 15, 2014 - 2:36pm
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3 Things to do Before the End of SummerCan you believe that September is right around the corner? We've been taking full advantage of the weather with some really fun resident events. The above photo was taken at Ridgecrest Village Apartments, in West Roxbury this month for a viewing of Disney's Frozen by the pool. If you haven't caught a movie outside yet, you must before it gets cooler! It's a great way to spend an evening during these dog days of summer.

Posted on: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 4:02pm

Live Green, Keep CoolHere are some tricks to cool your apartment and conserve energy during the hot summer months:


Fans: Desktop and floor fans use dramatically less energy and are a great supplement to your A/C. You can raise your thermostat up to 9 degrees higher and feel the same amount of cool in the air if you use a fan and A/C together. Plus, you could save up 30% on your energy consumption!

Posted on: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 3:26pm

Keeping Warm Without The ThermostatIt's been frigid the last few days and the low temps will continue through the weekend. Here are three easy ways to keep you and your apartment warm without touching thermostat.


Posted on: Friday, December 13, 2013 - 3:41pm
Tagged with: apartment living

5 Great Small Gift Ideas for Apartment LivingWhether it's apartment living or home living, everyone can use some space-saver and multitasking ideas. Here are five suggestions for small gifts that won't break the bank. Perfect for hostess gifts or Yankee swaps!


Koss Portable Headphones:

Posted on: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
Tagged with: apartment living, decor

Mums the WordWondering how to brighten up your apartment patio or balcony now that fall is around the corner? The plants that looked so cheery last spring are withering away so freshen up your space with some container planted mums.