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Things you can install in your apartment in Brownsburg

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

Whether you just moved into a new place or are looking to improve your current living space, you might ask yourself, “What can I install in my apartment in Brownsburg?” Generally, you should stay away from installing items where you make a large gash or change the layout, such as a ceiling fan. Your contract may also say what things you cannot perform. For everything else, read this run down before trying a self installation in your Brownsburg apartment.

Can I Put In A TV Or Stereo Equipment?

Most communities will be fine if you put up a TV on the wall so you can make more shelf space on your entertainment center. The thing to think about for hanging items is that screws or brackets are fine, but no gaps bigger than your finger. The rule applies for hanging soundbars and speakers. Feel free to put up the stands, but stop at cutting into the wall to hide the wires.

Can I Put In Security Cameras In My Apartment In Brownsburg?

Even apartment inhabitants who stay in a desirable neighborhood can still want some sort of safety, however, not all security alarms and cameras are appropriate for apartment living. Some home security systems require cutting walls to snake in wires. Also, you may not be able to take the system with you when you leave. Or you could be given a fee when you leave to fix damage. To keep in the rules, use plug-and-play security cameras and components that use batteries and link to your WiFi network. Many apartment renters like the use of a doorbell with cameras.

Smart locks are other items you may want to install in your apartment in Brownsburg yourself. Upgrading the locks on your apartment doors is probably against the rules of your rental agreement. If you can’t trust your current lock’s quality, consult the management.

Model bedroom at Union Street Flats Apartments.

Can I Install A Ceiling Fan?

Ceiling fans will increase air circulation, but they might also stir up trouble with your landlord if you put one in yourself. Residents should never install an item that has electrical work. Your apartment management won’t trust if you did it to code. They need to keep everyone in your building safe and protect their apartments from questionable do-it-yourself projects. Violating your rental contract this way could result in fees or eviction.

If you are looking for more cooling or lighting in your place, plug-in fans and lamps are your best bets. You may also have a discussion with the staff if you suspect your HVAC system isn’t running efficiently. Or search out a place that uses ceiling fans.

 Model bathroom at Union Street Flats Apartments.

Can I Put In A Bidet Or Showerhead?

You may need to customize your unit’s bathroom to your needs. However, apartment dwellers won’t want to attempt any plumbing renovations. Apartment plumbing systems are interconnected, and a wrong move will affect each unit’s plumbing. So installing a large bidet is not an appropriate self install project.

There are still some small improvements you can do to your bathroom. If you need a bidet, get a bidet that connects to the tank of your toilet. For more luxurious showers, upgrade the existing shower head with a pressurized shower head.

Model laundry room

Can I Put Up More Storage Shelves?

Every layout allows for a closet in the bedroom, but most renters still want additional storage areas. Most storage shelves are perfect for your unit as long as you won’t alter the existing storage like built in shelves or create huge holes. You can put up PVC shelving to closets, hooks in your front rooms, or an additional towel bar for the bathroom. Or put in bracket shelves for knick-knacks in your rooms and a magnetic strip for knives on the kitchen wall.

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