Essex Blog - 2014-08

August 6 2014

Living in Inland Empire provides all sorts of entertainment and dining that won't break the bank. If you're feeling a bit lost, we have some smart ideas! There's nothing wrong with the occasional splurge, but why spend more money than you have to? Here are some simple ways to save cash without sacrificing your quality of life.

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August 4 2014

The right lighting can really make your apartment feel upscale and chic. On the other hand, the wrong lighting can make it feel like a conference room, or worse ... maybe even a grocery store. Here are some tips for casting your apartment in the best possible light.

Make the most of natural light

The soft illumination that streams in through your windows has a way of making you feel at ease. To make the most of your apartment's natural lighting, try hanging mirrors on the walls that are opposite your windows.

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August 1 2014

Living in Los Angeles during the summer is wonderful. There are music festivals, theme parks are open late, the days are long and the beaches are full of smiling sun-worshippers.

That said, when intense heat waves hit from time to time, summer in LA can be a bit uncomfortable. Follow these tips for surviving the summer heat in Los Angeles, and you'll keep your cool – no matter how high the temperature rises.

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