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6 Tips To Make Your Apartment More Bearable This Summer

By | Apartments, Austin, Hot Summer Days, Summer

Summers in Texas are HOT, which is an understatement. So unless you’re heading to Barton Springs or the lake everyday, you might just consider hanging at your apartment the majority of the time. So, here are some tips to make your apartment a little more bearable during the summer heat wave! 1. Non-Oven Meals Try to avoid running anything that puts off heat; such as electronics or cooking on your oven or stove. Check out these 10 easy no-cook summer meals! Or use this time to have all of the P. Terry’s you could ever dream of delivered to your place. Photo Credit 2. SNOW CONES!! Get a shaved ice maker…because snow cones! Snow cones make everything better, and if you can make them at home, you never have to go outside again. Photo Credit 3. Ceiling Fans = Lifesaver Crank the ceiling fans! Ceiling fans don’t actually cool your apartment down, but they circulate the air making your space feel cooler–and that’s all that really matters. Photo Credit: Yours Truly 4. Go Full Vamp Go full on vampire! To keep the heat out, close all your blinds and/or get some black out curtains to block out the heat from the relentless sun. Photo Credit 5. Kiddie Pool, Anyone? Not into public swimming at the property pool? If your unit is equipped with a private yard, get yourself a kiddie pool; and if not, ice bath? Photo Credit 6. Arctic Tundra Temps If you’re not one of the people turning…

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Austin Apartment Pools To Slide Into This Summer

By | Apartments with Pool, Austin, Hot Summer Days, Pools, Summer

With Texas heat on the rise, ensuring your hot new apartment has an Instagram worthy pool is a must!  To get a head start on your summertime search, check out some of our current favorite apartment pools around Austin. DOWNTOWN Ashton Austin offers community amenities that are through the roof! Not only does this luxury high-rise provide a beautiful swimming pool, but also offers an aqua lounge, spa and sundeck so you can enjoy breathtaking views of Downtown Austin, while getting your tan on. The incredible amenities don’t stop there; step into a unit with 10ft. ceilings, granite countertops, corner windows, and Roman tubs! Photos Source EAST AUSTIN We know we said ensuring that your new apartment has a pool is essential, but what about THREE POOLS?! The poolscape at Platform Apartments offers just that, plus an outdoor kitchen and TV lounge. With a backdrop this insta-worthy, channel your inner influencer and snap some wet and wild pics of you and your summer cocktail. After a day in the sun, head back to your apartment and enjoy quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, pendant lighting, and wood-style flooring. Photos Source SOUTH LAMAR Austinites love anything and everything in the 78704! Not only is Lamar Union in this prime location, but boasts a rooftop pool perfect for hanging with friends on those hot summer nights. Enjoy the panoramic views of Downtown while relaxing by a fire pit and/or getting competitive with some outdoor games. After a day of socializing, head home to floor-to-ceiling windows,…

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