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Best Thanksgiving Recipes

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RentMoola is proudly made in Canada, and that means we are celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend. Thanksgiving is without a doubt one of the best holidays of the year, partially thanks to the great food! So get together with your friends and family and share a meal because here are some Thanksgiving recipes you'll surely be thankful for this year.  Chef John’s Pumpkin Pie What Thanksgiving meal is complete without the pumpkin pie. A classic staple, this recipe is much less likely to crack on top. In order to fully appreciate this pie, it is best served topped with some vanilla ice
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Where To Find Inexpensive Wall Art

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One of the best ways to make your apartment feel like home is by adding some art to the walls. Inexpensive wall art has become more popular in the last few years. The internet is a convenient place to find original prints by unknown artists or reproductions of some of your favorite works. Here are a few places you can find some great pieces that will change the look of any room. Etsy Etsy is the go-to place for access to pieces by hundreds of different artists. It is a popular destination for artists of all sorts so their prices can range quite
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4 Reasons Students Make Great Tenants

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As the summer winds down, back to school season is approaching quickly! Despite what some landlords may think, students actually make great tenants. When you decide that you will rent to students you are opening yourself up to higher profits and a group of reliable tenants. Student housing can be very profitable and you can easily grow your business when you decide to rent to students. Here are four reasons students make great tenants. Consistent Rent Unlike other groups, students tend to be fairly consistent with rent payments. Students are often receiving some sort of guaranteed funds whether it is from
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What to Consider When Choosing a Roommate

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Living alone can be lonely and quite frankly very expensive. Sometimes you need to add roommates to the mix to be able to afford the places you want to live. When choosing a roommate there are many things you may want to consider before you make a final choice. Just because you like the person doesn't automatically mean that you will be great roommates. You don't need to be best friends with your roommates, but you do need to be civil and be able to coexist. Here are five things to consider when choosing a roommate. Schedules  Chances are you don't want
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The Best Ways to Share a Fridge With Roommates

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Living with roommates can be tons of fun and there's nothing better than living with your friends, but one thing that can cause major apartment tension is the fridge. You might be fortunate enough to have multiple bathrooms, but you'll rarely find a place with more than one fridge. We know that sharing a fridge between multiple people can be difficult, so here are some tips. Make a Plan When you're sharing a fridge with roommates, it's best to have a plan about what you will share and what you wish to keep for yourself. Whether or not you want
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5 Ways to Make A Small Kitchen Feel Larger

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A recurring theme in many apartments is small kitchens. This lack of space leaves many kitchens feeling cluttered and cramped. When dealing with small apartments there are a number of things that you can do to make a space feel larger.  Here are 5 ways to make a small kitchen feel larger. Pot rack Hanging a pot rack from your ceiling will help to free up space on your shelves and in your cupboards. If you do not want to hang your pots, you can include a series of "S" hooks in the kitchen to hang spoons and other things.
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July’s Top 5 MoolaPerks

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Why not take advantage of some of the hottest deals of the summer? We've put together a list of some of our top deals for July. Whether you're looking for new clothes or looking to use some vacation days on a summer getaway, we've got you covered. Here are July's top 5 MoolaPerks. Bark Box: Treat your pet this summer! Get $5 off new Barkbox subscriptions. This NY based company delivers monthly dog themed boxes to your door for you and your pup to enjoy. Click here to redeem this great perk. NA-KD: NA-KD is a go-to place for summer clothing
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Where to Celebrate This Canada Day

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If you haven't heard, this Saturday marks 150 years since Canada's colonies joined together as a country; however, the indigenous people of Canada have been here for much longer. Roll Up the Rim has come back for this occasion and many cities are putting on a number of Canada Day Festivities. Here are some festive drinks for your parties and what's going on on Canada Day. Whether you're staying home or venturing off to a big celebration, enjoy the day and be proud to be a Canadian. Ottawa The capital is the place to be this weekend! Many artists will
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No One Is Immune: Why You Can’t Escape Renter’s Insurance

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Renter's insurance is something every renter should have, but many people seem to think they are immune to disaster or theft.  If every point on this list applies to you, then you are probably right, you don't need renter's insurance. If you're human, then you probably do. Take the test and you be the judge. You don’t need renters insurance if: You can afford to replace all your belongings Think about all the items in your home.  Your sofa, bed, computer, clothes.  These are fairly inexpensive and shouldn’t be too much of a cost out of pocket. Your home is wallpapered
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Prepare Your Apartment For Summer

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Summer is here and that means an increase in temperature and an increase in unwanted pests. Before the days get too hot, you will want to make sure everything is in proper working order.  Here are some things you can do to get your apartment ready for summer. Change direction of your ceiling fans Your ceiling fans are meant to rotate clockwise in the winter and can be changed to spin counter-clockwise for the summer months. If you set your fan to higher speeds in the summer you will get more of a breeze and you can turn down your
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