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What to Do With ‘Shared’ Items You Own When Moving Out

This week we have a guy who’s moving into his own place and taking the stuff he bought with him. Trouble is, his old roommates use some of those things and aren’t being given much time to adapt. Is there a nice way to deal with a situation like this?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What to Do With Stuff Someone Left at Your Place

Whether it’s a former roommate, an ex-partner, a friend, or some random partygoer whose name you’ve forgotten, someone is going to leave stuff at your home at some point. But hold on there, pal, that property isn’t automatically yours now. Here’s what you should do with it, according to common U.S. law.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Convince Someone You Live With to Get Rid of Their Stuff

Decluttering old or useless junk might make you feel jubilant and free, but not everyone shares that mindset. Whether it’s a ratty old recliner your spouse won’t give up, an overabundance of cookware in the kitchen, or a collection of weird posters your roommate hung in your living room, there are ways to compromise…Read more… […]

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Stick On Some Distressed Wood Wallpaper For Just $21

Add over 28 square feet of rustic charm to your space with this distressed wood peel-and-stick wallpaper. It can be easily put up and easily removed without damaging your walls, which makes this stuff perfect for apartments. Today’s price is just a few cents away from its all-time low, so go ahead and stick away.Read […]

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How to Explain to the People You Live With That You’re Working

“You get to work from home? That’s awesome!” That’s what they all say to you. You nod and grimace because you know, while it is nice to skip the commute and avoid office politics, working from home comes with its own set of challenges. Namely, you know how difficult it is to make people understand […]

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How to Get Your Roommate (or Partner) to Do More Chores

It’s just common sense that in order to keep peace in your household, chores should be split evenly between the people who live there. Whether you share chores with roommates, a partner, or both, this two prong approach will get them to do more chores without a fight.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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