Apartment living in the spring and summer can be very enjoyable. In much of the United States, the weather gets noticeably warmer, inviting many apartment dwellers to spend more time outside.
It's also a popular time for taking vacations. Families with children often plan trips to coincide with their kids' spring break or over the summer when children are between school and their camp or other summer activities. Others take advantage of the milder weather and typically slower pace at work to enjoy traveling.
As temperatures climb in the spring and summer, your air-conditioning needs will also rise. Many apartment dwellers find it challenging to stay cool while keeping their electricity bills under budget.
Here are some resources to help you enjoy your apartment to the fullest during the spring and summer months:
Keeping Cool Indoors
Want to beat the heat without busting your wallet? Check out these tips:
- How to Stay Cool in Your Apartment
- Zero-Cost Ways to Cool Your Apartment and Lower Your Electricity Bill
- Adjust Your Air-Conditioner Settings
Staying Safe Outdoors
When accompanying kids to the playground in your apartment complex or at a nearby park, here's how to show them a fun, safe time:
- Teach Children About Playground Safety With Free Book
- Protect Children from Playground Burns on Hot Days
- Have Children Remove Bicycle Helmets at the Playground
When You Go Away
Consider asking your neighbor to collect your mail for you when you go on a trip. And don't be surprised if a neighbor asks you to return the favor. Here's how to make this arrangement work: