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    Washing Your Linens

    Doing your weekly laundry usually allows you to wash your shirts, pants, and under garments on a pretty consistent basis. However, washing your linens, such as your bed sheets and your towels, takes a different plan—too much washing can cause them to degrade more quickly, while too little can … Read More...

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    5 Ways to Fit In Seating in a Small Dorm Room

    Living in a residence hall dorm room can present many problems, particularly in regards to space. Because dorms provide little room to host guests or hold a study group session, many students get frustrated with the lack of seating options. However, with a little creativity and some … Read More...

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    Temperature Control Products for Dorm Rooms

    Keeping your residence hall dorm room at the perfect temperature can be tricky. Many residence halls are not suited for modern heating and cooling systems, which can cause issues when temperatures hit extreme numbers. There are simple tricks you can do to naturally retain heat, like adding dorm … Read More...

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    Decorate and Dress in Plaid

    The plaid look is often associated with earthiness and a “couldn’t care less” attitude. However, when utilized the right way, it can be feminine, soft and accessible. Whatever your style, here are a few rules to follow if you want to tastefully incorporate plaid in your wardrobe or Residence … Read More...

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    A Guide to Mattress Pads

    Residence hall beds are not known as being the pinnacle of comfort. After all, not everyone sleeps the same way. While one student may appreciate the firm, simple support system their provided mattress gives them, another may require one with more cushioning or neck support. Luckily, it's easy to … Read More...

Mar
19

Washing Your Linens

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Doing your weekly laundry usually allows you to wash your shirts, pants, and under garments on a pretty consistent basis. However, washing your linens, such as your bed sheets and your towels, takes a different plan—too much washing can cause them to degrade more quickly, while too little can leave them stiff, dirty, and lifeless. To keep your linens at their peak, here is a handy guide of how often you should wash your linens. Bath Essentials Bath Towels From regular usage such as drying … [Read more...]

Mar
17

5 Ways to Fit In Seating in a Small Dorm Room

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Living in a residence hall dorm room can present many problems, particularly in regards to space. Because dorms provide little room to host guests or hold a study group session, many students get frustrated with the lack of seating options. However, with a little creativity and some re-configurations, fitting in seating in a dorm room can be both manageable and stylish. 1.   Rearrange Your Furniture Many residence halls now offer students more than just one way to configure a bedroom. With … [Read more...]

Mar
13

Temperature Control Products for Dorm Rooms

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Keeping your residence hall dorm room at the perfect temperature can be tricky. Many residence halls are not suited for modern heating and cooling systems, which can cause issues when temperatures hit extreme numbers. There are simple tricks you can do to naturally retain heat, like adding dorm rugs, as well as having dorm bedding of various thicknesses readily available. Plus, there are many dorm appliances that can help keep the temperature of your living space exactly how you like … [Read more...]

Mar
10

Decorate and Dress in Plaid

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The plaid look is often associated with earthiness and a “couldn’t care less” attitude. However, when utilized the right way, it can be feminine, soft and accessible. Whatever your style, here are a few rules to follow if you want to tastefully incorporate plaid in your wardrobe or Residence Hall bedroom.   Tips for Decorating with Plaid   To Maintain Femininity, Think Small Because of the masculine undertones associated with plaid prints, college students striving for a … [Read more...]

Mar
06

A Guide to Mattress Pads

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Residence hall beds are not known as being the pinnacle of comfort. After all, not everyone sleeps the same way. While one student may appreciate the firm, simple support system their provided mattress gives them, another may require one with more cushioning or neck support. Luckily, it's easy to slip a mattress pad underneath your twin XL sheets. However, not all pads are equally equipped to fit your particular needs. Here are some considerations you should reflect on before making the … [Read more...]

Feb
27

9 Essentials to Survive a Communal Bathroom

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Living in a residence hall can be quite a challenge, especially for those used to having their own space. Sharing a bathroom in particular can feel quite foreign and even awkward. In order to survive a communal situation, you should come prepared with bath essentials that make residence life easier, safer and a bit drier. 1.   Waterproof Footwear When you’re sharing showers and bathrooms, even walking around barefoot may be an issue—bathrooms can be petri dishes of germs and molds. … [Read more...]

Feb
20

Six Ways to Make Your Bed a Healthier Place

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When it comes to your health and well-being, there is no more important space in the world than your bed. It’s where your body goes to relax and recover physically, mentally and even emotionally. If you’re feeling run down or just want to improve your nightly routine, try these six simple steps to making your bed a healthier place to sleep.   1.   Ban Technology For many, bedtime routines include adding a status update on social media, texting or streaming videos. However … [Read more...]