Author Archives: Alecia Pirulis

About Alecia Pirulis

As Digital Content Manager at NCI, I spend my days writing, editing, and blogging. I enjoy traveling and spending time with my husband, our two sons, and our small-but-mighty chihuahua and sweet-but-dopey pug.
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"How to Rent an Apartment with No Credit

How to Rent an Apartment with No Credit

Congrats! You’re ready to move out on your own for the very first time. But if you have zero credit history, getting that first apartment might be a challenge. It’s a catch-22: You have no credit, so you want to build … Read More
"5 Keys to Eliminating Pollens from Your Apartment

5 Keys to Eliminating Pollens from Your Apartment

Eliminating Pollen from Your Apartment Headaches, runny noses, scratchy throats and itchy eyes are all common symptoms millions of allergy sufferers endure on a regular basis. Whether you’re inside or outside, various pollens and allergens can find you. Your apartment is your sanctuary, … Read More
"How to Spot a Great Apartment

How to Spot a Great Apartment

It’s quite a jungle out there. Before you venture out into the wild armed with your GPS, tablet and phone to find an apartment, take a moment to think about what you will face…pushy salespeople…contracts filled with incomprehensible legal jargon…frightening … Read More
"3 Steps for Improving Your Apartment Living Space

3 Steps for Improving Your Apartment Living Space

Making your home a space of beauty and function doesn’t need to be costly, nor time consuming. While you may not own your apartment home and therefore limited by what you can change, you can update the interior of your … Read More
"Outdoor Apartment Decorations for Halloween

Outdoor Apartment Decorations for Halloween

It’s getting close to the end of October and that means one thing: trick or treat night. If your apartment has a trick or treat night, then make sure to decorate the outside. This will let all of the little … Read More
"How to Turn Your Apartment into an Ideal Office Space

How to Turn Your Apartment into an Ideal Office Space

Written by: The Connor Group There is no denying that we live in an era dominated by digital technology. From smartphones to wearable devices, everywhere you look, people are connected to their phones, tablets, or favorite device. Even though technology … Read More
"Carpet Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Carpet Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Keeping a clean home with a pet is already a difficult task. But this can be even harder in an apartment where pets can have less access to the outdoors. This can really be a problem when they need to … Read More
"8 Unique Dishes to Make For Your Tailgate Party At Your Apartment

8 Unique Dishes to Make For Your Tailgate Party At Your Apartment

The best time of year is finally here! NFL and college football are back and here to stay for the remainder of 2016 and into February! This season is the perfect time to host a tailgate party for friends and family … Read More
"How to Keep Fall Allergies from Taking over Your Apartment

How to Keep Fall Allergies from Taking over Your Apartment

Fall is in the air, and you know what that means: allergy season. There are so many great aspects of fall, such as pleasant weather and the return of pumpkin-flavored everything. However, the return of fall allergies cannot be forgotten. Sears … Read More
"Best Organizing Tips for a Rental Garage

Best Organizing Tips for a Rental Garage

If you’re one of the lucky apartment residents who are able to snag a garage at your complex, you’ll need a game plan for organizing and making the most of the valuable space. Whether you use the garage for your … Read More
"Worst Foods/Drinks to Spill on the Carpet

Worst Foods/Drinks to Spill on the Carpet

At some point in your apartment, there’s going to be a spill. Whether it’s your faithful Fido or another source of happiness, there will be a spill and there will be stains. Even though these messes could seem like a … Read More
"Unforgettable Apartment Painting Tips

Unforgettable Apartment Painting Tips

Deciding how to paint your apartment is a major decision.  Luckily, painting is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to jazz up your space and really make it feel like home. At Sharper Impressions Painting, we have over … Read More
"Benefits of Keeping Your Car Covered at Your Apartment

Benefits of Keeping Your Car Covered at Your Apartment

While finding an apartment where you can keep your car covered might not be your highest priority during your apartment search, there are actually many benefits for both you and your vehicle when you keep it covered. Maybe all that … Read More
"Best Paint Colors for Your Bedroom

Best Paint Colors for Your Bedroom

The bedroom is the most personal space in your apartment. Whether you live with roommates or even by yourself in a smaller space, your bedroom can serve as a living room, office and of course, the place where you get … Read More
"8 Tips on How to Keep Your Apartment Squeaky Clean

8 Tips on How to Keep Your Apartment Squeaky Clean

There’s no doubt about it that everyone can make use of a few extra apartment cleaning tips. There are so many aspects that contribute to a clean apartment, including appliances, windows, carpets, and bathrooms, among many others. You should touch on … Read More
"July 4th Barbecue Ideas to Try at Your Apartment

July 4th Barbecue Ideas to Try at Your Apartment

Everyone’s favorite patriotic holiday is right around the corner! The Fourth of July is the perfect opportunity to celebrate our great nation’s birthday the American way with cookouts, music, baseball, and fireworks. You can have the most American July 4th … Read More
"Make Your Apartment Energy-Efficient This Summer

Make Your Apartment Energy-Efficient This Summer

Written By: The Connor Group Now that it’s finally summer, you might be tempted to stay indoors in your chilled apartment rather than brave the sweltering heat outdoors. According to NASA, nine of the ten warmest years in NASA’s global … Read More
"Top Colors to Spruce Up Your Home for the Summer of 2016

Top Colors to Spruce Up Your Home for the Summer of 2016

If you are a Denver Broncos fan and need a fresh coat of paint on the interior of your home, you are in luck. One of the most popular paint colors for the summer of 2016 are vibrant periwinkles and … Read More
"What Millennials Love About Swimming Pools at Their Apartment

What Millennials Love About Swimming Pools at Their Apartment

Now that summer is right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about one of the best parts of summer: swimming pools. Not every apartment building is lucky enough to have a swimming pool, but tenants love those … Read More
"Four Reasons Why a High Walkability Score Is Important for Apartment Residents

Four Reasons Why a High Walkability Score Is Important for Apartment Residents

Did you know that there is a website where you can find out a walking score of an address, city, or neighborhood? That’s right; WalkScore.com lets you discover apartments with a better commute, great nearby places and transportation alternatives. Walk … Read More