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What Can I Install In My Apartment In Fishers?

August 16, 2021
Model living room at Union Street Flats Apartments.

No matter if you just leased a new place or want to improve your current living space, you may ask yourself, “What can I install in my apartment in Fishers?” Generally, you should avoid hanging objects that involve making a large hole or can’t be removed, like a bidet. Your lease may also spell out the installations you cannot perform. For other items, read this run down before starting a do-it-yourself installation in your Fishers apartment.

Can I Put In A Flat Screen Or Speakers?

Most apartments will allow you to put up a wall mount so you can make more shelf space on your shelves. The rule of thumb for mounts is that thumbscrews or hooks are ok, but no crevices that measure larger than your finger. The same goes for wall mounted speakers. Go and put up the brackets, but steer clear from boring into the drywall to obscure the wires.

Can I Install Security Cameras In My Apartment In Fishers?

Even apartment inhabitants who stay in a “safe” neighborhood can still want some sort of safety, but not all security devices are suitable for apartments. Some home security systems require cutting walls to install wires. Then you may not be able to take components with you if you move. Or you could be lose your damage deposit at check-out for damage. To get around this, use wireless cameras and devices that you plug in and connect to your Wi-Fi yourself. Some apartment renters say they couldn’t live without the use of a doorbell with a camera and intercom system.

Don’t try installing a new lock in your apartment in Fishers. Upgrading the locks on your apartment doors is almost certainly against your rental agreement. If you can’t trust your current lock’s integrity, discuss it with the management.

Model bedroom at Union Street Flats Apartments.

Should I Install A Ceiling Fan?

Ceiling fans may keep you cool, but they may also make trouble with management if you put one in yourself. Renters should never attempt an item that requires wiring. Your landlord won’t know if you did it safely. They need to keep every Resident in your building safe and guard their property from questionable do-it-yourself repairs. Violating your rental rules like this could result in penalties or worse.

If you are looking for more cooling or lighting in your place, plug-in fans and lamps are your top bets. You may also ask the front office if you wonder if your HVAC system is not running well. Or find a community that comes with ceiling fans.

 Model bathroom at Union Street Flats Apartments.

Can I Install A Bidet Or Better Showerhead?

You may want to customize your bathroom to your tastes. However, apartment Residents won’t want to attempt major plumbing renovations. Apartment pipe systems are complex, and one wrong move could screw up every renter’s plumbing. So installing a stand alone bidet is not a great DIY project.

You still havelThere’s a bunch of smaller changes you can get for your bathroom. If you still want a bidet, install a bidet perferrial that attaches to your toilet. For more pleasant showers, replace the existing shower head with a better fixture.

Model laundry room

Can I Install More Storage Shelves?

Every layout allows for a closet or two, but most renters still look for additional storage. Most storage solutions are fine in apartment living because you won’t destroy your current structures like built in shelves or make big gashes. You can add PVC shelving to closets, hooks in your entryway, or an added towel bar for the bathroom. Or hang bracket shelves for books in your bedroom and a hanging board for knives in the kitchen.

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