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All about apartment living in downtown Detroit or anywhere. You know living in an apartment is different than a house so let’s talk about the ins and outs of apartment living and how to get the best out of your living environment.

4 Great Smart Home Products for Your Detroit Apartment

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in Apartment Living
When you move into your swanky new pad and join the Lofts of Merchant’s Row community, the first thing you probably want to do is make the space your own with comfy furniture, gorgeous art, family photos, and all the items that make a house a home. However, when it comes to apartment living, technological [...][...]

5 Damage-Free Decor Ideas for Your Apartment

Posted on April 17th, 2017 in Apartment Living
When it comes to apartment decor, you have to be careful how you customize since any damage you cause will come out of your deposit when you move. Here are a few damage-free decor ideas that will help you to get the personalized living space you crave without penalties. 1. Peel-and-stick wallpaper When it comes to [...][...]

5 Ways to Pet-Proof Your Detroit Loft

Posted on April 10th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Pets
Having a pet in your apartment is a privilege that not all buildings offer. You need to take care not to abuse it by letting your furry friends have their way with flooring, walls, cabinets, or any other permanent fixtures. Here are just a few ways to respect the space and pet-proof your loft. 1. A boatload of [...][...]

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning — Week 1: The Purge

Posted on March 30th, 2017 in Apartment Living
All right, let’s get ready for spring the best way possible — by getting ready for spring cleaning. This week, we’re going to talk about the first step of any in-depth apartment cleanup: getting rid of the crap you don’t actually want, need, or use anymore. The Kitchen Let’s start in the [...][...]

The Fourth Sense: Apartment Aromatherapy in Action

Posted on March 24th, 2017 in Apartment Living
You clean. You decorate. You put on the music that you love, and you have a tinkling fountain or other source of natural white noise in the background. You buy soft couches and comfy dining room chairs. Thought goes into just about every sight, sound, and feel in your home. But how often do you put any effort into [...][...]

The Five Most Common Household Problems (& How to Fix Them)

Posted on March 18th, 2017 in Apartment Living
We asked around with our local handymen and a couple of property managers and we got a solid list of the most commonplace household problems — the ones that your landlord will expect you to solve on your own. Then we asked around to figure out the most clever and inexpensive ways to solve them. Here’s [...][...]

How Has the Apartment Lifestyle Evolved in the Last Decade?

Posted on March 12th, 2017 in Apartment Living
When we think of “back in the day,” most of us probably think of our high school years. Depending on who exactly we are, that’s statistically pretty likely to be a couple of decades ago by now — which means for most of us a single decade ago seems pretty darn recent. But this is the Information [...][...]

Putting the ‘Luxe’ in Luxury Loft Living!

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Detroit
Luxury can have many different connotations, but it does not necessarily mean expensive or excessive. In fact, in many ways, it means the exact opposite of that—but more on that later. For me, ‘luxury’ means the ease of living. And my Downtown Detroit Loft has just added one more luxury to its list of [...][...]

Getting Together with Friends for a Great Time in Detroit!

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food
You hear a lot about trendy new eateries offering culinary delights from name-recognizable chefs popping up in Detroit. And thankfully there is no shortage of those—and they are definitely must-try dining destinations!! But, you don’t always hear as much about the tried-and-true and (literally) cornerstones of [...][...]

Silent Sweat: A No-Gear Apartment-Friendly Workout

Posted on February 25th, 2017 in Apartment Living
There’s a lot to consider when it comes to designing an apartment-friendly workout! Among other things, you have to decide whether you want to work out in front of the massive windows that will let all of your neighbors see you, or in one of the rooms that has no windows but also much more limited space. Also, [...][...]