Need 2 Bedrooms or 3? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

August 16, 2017 / by Jake Meier


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

When you draw up a wish list for your new apartment, it probably includes features such as modern appliances, a swimming pool and walk-in closets. How do you make the call on how many bedrooms you need or want?

Here’s a checklist of questions to help you zero in on whether a two- or three-bedroom apartment will accommodate your lifestyle more effectively.

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Getting Organized for Back-to-School Time Involves Lists

August 14, 2017 / by Jenny Armer


"Back to School" is a phrase that encompasses many ages of students. The first group that comes to mind is K-12. Then there are older children who are going to college for the first time or returning for a new year.

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6 Tips to Keep Your Apartment Carpets Clean

August 09, 2017 / by Tiffany Taylor


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

The beautifulhardwood-style flooring in our Springs luxury apartment homes is low-maintenance, but what about the carpeted areas? Does your head hurt just thinking about keeping them clean?

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The Best Ideas for a Date Night in Des Moines

August 07, 2017 / by Jenny Armer


Once you and your beloved settle in at your new luxury apartment in West Des Moines or Waukee, it is important that you do some things to make the area your home. One of the best ways to get to know your new city, while also spending some quality time with your romantic partner, is to plan a cozy and romantic date night. If you are new in town, or simply new to the neighborhood, it may help you to gather some helpful hints, as far as things to do in Des Moines on a date night. 

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Home Alone: 7 Tips for Leaving Your Dog Alone in Your Apartment

August 02, 2017 / by Jay Hirzel


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Leaving your beloved dog alone in your Springs luxury apartment home can feel like leaving your child behind. Ease your conscience with these tips for helping your pet remain secure and happy on his own.

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A 6-Point Checklist for Finding Your Ideal Neighborhood

July 26, 2017 / by Justin Few


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

When you view one of our Springs Apartments homes as a prospective resident, you no doubt have firm ideas about what you want and don't want in terms of amenities. Do you have an equally solid way to evaluate the neighborhood outside our community, or do you leave that to chance? Add these features to your checklist for a well-rounded assessment of your new home, inside and out.

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Apartment Living: 3 Tips For Getting Along With Any Neighbor

July 26, 2017 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Living among friends, acquaintances and strangers – as we all do when living in an apartment community – is a great experience residents treasure years after they move on. Yet it can also present some challenges related to our individual expectations of what’s appropriate and what’s not; when it comes to music, for example, one person’s “loud” is another person’s “barely audible.”

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Finding a Great Bookstore Is a Treat in Metro Des Moines

July 24, 2017 / by Amber Freidrichsen



People who love to read might say there is no faster form of travel than books. Whether print or digital, books can take you from Australia to Zanzibar and back to Des Moines all in a day. Books let you chill on a hot summer afternoon by reading about Antarctica or warm up during a winter snowstorm in Waukee by taking you to the tropics.

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Pamper Yourself with These 5 DIY Health and Beauty Products

July 19, 2017 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Did you know that you might be applying more than 500 chemicals to your skin in the name of health and beauty? Save your skin and your budget with these DIY health and beauty products suggested by Healthy Living How To.

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When To Move Into Your Apartment?

July 17, 2017 / by Jenny Armer


The summer months are prime moving time with about 70 percent of moves occurring in the three months in between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. As popular as this time frame is though, when the thermometer rises, moving can be tough. We've gathered a few tips that are designed to make moving in Des Moines, Waukee or West Des Moines during these sweltering summer months more bearable. 

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Springs Apartments Amenities

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    Great interiors and fine finishes.
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    Resort-style pool and clubhouse.
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    Modern appliances.
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    Leash-free, fenced dog park.