Wasps can be helpful little creatures- they're to thank in part for keeping the pest population in check- but they can also be quite the nuisance. Picnics and other outdoor summer activities are a bit difficult to enjoy when wasps are swarming overhead, so try to keep things under control with a DIY wasp trap.
Despite industry reports that air travel is getting better, when you ask people who fly, it feels like it's getting worse. Fleet is an app that wants to make your trip through the airport just a little easier.
Andy Warhol's One Dollar Bill (Silver Certificate) sold for a few more Washingtons than its subject matter depicts. The 1962 painting was auctioned at Sotheby's in London on Wednesday for £20.9 million, or $32.6 million.
Name:Gillian and Mark Location: Vancouver, BC Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 6 Months; Rented
Mark, an electrical engineer, and Gillian, a lifestyle photographer, live in a beautiful old heritage apartment by the sea in Vancouver, BC. The couple moved into the apartment just a few months ago, after having a major crush on the building for quite some time.
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Q: Hi, I have lived in my mid-century apartment in LA for over ten years now. I have a very basic 1-page lease that doesn't go into great detail about long-term maintenance of the apartment. When I hit the five year mark, my apartment managers had the carpets cleaned at no additional cost to me- and from what I have heard from the older generation such as parents, aunts, and uncles, this is standard maintenance a landlord should do for long-term tenants...
The Architecture & Design Film Festival returns to New York October 13-18, 2015. The seventh annual festival will show feature-length and short films that explore the human elements of art, fashion, architecture and design in our everyday lives.
Since starting Apartment Therapy, I've always felt it's good to do everything you can to make your home comfortable and clean (in as little time as possible), and that air and water quality were fundamental. Living in New York City, I've never had a problem with the water, but when I started to drink cold filtered water I loved the difference. Particularly when making coffee or tea, filtered water really seemed to improve the taste. Years later, this is what I've learned.
Name: Alison & Derek Fandel and Great Dane puppy, Francis Location: Grant Park; Atlanta, GA Size: 1,580 square feet Years lived in: almost 9 years; Built & Owned
This custom-built home wonderfully combines a minimal black and white aesthetic with touches of color and natural textures. Each room I explored seemed to exude its own personality while still remaining connected to the entirety of the home, exemplifying Alison's knack for design.