€Getting Your Florida Apartment Summer-Ready

Keeping cool in Florida’s sizzling summers requires an ice cold drink, a refreshing pool, and a gameplan on how to prep your apartment ready for the coming months. Create your own summertime oasis with Forest Properties as we highlight 5 good-to-know tips on how to beat the Florida heat!

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Give Your Apartment a Deep Clean

Even though it may feel like you just finished spring cleaning, giving your Ranch Lake home a quick scrub in the beginning of summer will make your space feel refreshed, bright, and ready for the new season. Most of the tips featured in our spring cleaning guide are interchangeable from season to season, and a few of our favorite tips include:

  • Wash your curtains
  • Clean blinds with a damp cloth
  • Dust off shelves, vents, and other high surfaces
  • Properly clean tile and wood floors

By getting the scrubbing done now, you’ll be able to relax in your squeaky clean apartment before the Florida heat hits! It’s also good to know that there are plenty of beachfront restaurants in Sarasota to treat yourself after a day of cleaning.

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Test Run Your Air Conditioner

Naturally, making sure your air conditioning unit properly works is an important part of getting your apartment summer ready. Simply turn on your unit and make sure cool air is blowing throughout your apartment. If anything seems a bit off, be sure to contact your apartment maintenance team right away.

Tenant Tip: The earlier you check your AC, the better. You don’t want to wait until it’s 100 degrees out and you really need coolness to find out your AC needs a tune-up!

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Freshen Up Your Outdoor Space

If your apartment at The Lexington in Sarasota features a lanai or patio, give your outdoor space a facelift by adding some summer-inspired accessories. An outdoor bench or small bistro set makes for the perfect place to sip morning coffee, and some colorful outdoor throw pillows will cozy up the space. Don’t forget to add string lights, an all-weather rug, and a few small plants for extra vibrancy.

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Spruce Up Your Summer Decor

There’ something so refreshing about changing up the interior design of your Forest Pointe apartment in Coconut Creek when a new season approaches. Whatever your preferred style is, stop by your local Homegoods to pick up a few neat finds that resemble sunnier days ahead! Here are a few ideas:

  • Add Greenery: Indoor plants just make a room feel like summer, don’t they?
  • Switch Your Blankets: Say goodbye to heavy throws, and hello to light sheets
  • Lighten Up Your Bedding: Spice up your room decor with bright accessories (new throw pillows are a must!)
  • Swap Your Window Coverings: Did you know the type of curtains and blinds you use reflects how much heat is being let into your apartment? Check out the curtain selection of your favorite home accessory store to help your apartment beat the heat.

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Get Familiar with Apartment Amenities

That’s right – it’s officially pool season! All of Forest Properties’ apartment complexes in Florida feature refreshing pools for residents to enjoy. Before you jump in for a dip at Lake Lucerne Towers, familiarize yourself with the pool rules, including hours, hosting visitors, appropriate floatation devices, and so on. All you need after this is a beach bag stocked with a fluffy towel, sunblock, and a good book for a relaxing summer ahead!

How do you prepare your apartment in Florida for the heat of the summer? Share your cool tips with us on Facebook and Twitter!

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