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What Can I Install In My Apartment In Fishers?

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

Whether you just moved into your dream apartment or are looking to revamp your current place, you may wonder what items you can install in your apartment in Fishers. Usually, you should steer clear of putting in items that make a substantial gash or can’t be removed, such as a bidet. Your community rules may also spell out the alterations you should not perform. For things on the fence, consult this run down before starting a self installation in your Fishers apartment.

Can I Put In A Flat Screen Or Surround Sound?

Most communities will be fine if you install a hanging TV on the wall so you can increase the shelf space on your shelves. The thing to think about for hanging items is that nails or hooks are alright, however, any gashes that can’t be covered up by spackle should be avoided. The same applies for wall mounted speakers. Feel free to hang the speakers, but don’t start cutting into the wall to snake in the wires.

Can I Install Security Cameras In My Apartment In Fishers?

Even apartment renters who stay in a “good” neighborhood often want some sort of security, however, not all security alarms and cameras are suitable for apartment living. Some home security systems require boring into walls to install wires. And you may not be able to take devices with you when you go into a house. Or you might be charged at move-out for drywall damage. Instead, use portable security cameras and components that use a battery and link to your WiFi network. Some apartment renters love the convenience of a smart doorbell with a camera.

You could want to install a keypad lock on your Fishers apartment. Upgrading the locks on your apartment doors is probably against your rental agreement. If you doubt your apartment lock’s quality, consult the front office.

Model bedroom at Union Street Flats Apartments.

Should I Install A Ceiling Fan?

Ceiling fans might keep you cool, but they may also cause issues with management if you hang one yourself. Renters should never install any object that requires electrical work. Your property owner won’t know if you performed the install correctly. They have to keep every Resident in your complex safe and guard their property from flammable do-it-yourself projects. Violating your rental rules this way lead to fees or eviction.

If you need more air circulation or lights in your apartment, a box fan and standing lamps are your top choices. You might also have a discussion with the maintenance team if you suspect your A/C system isn’t running well. Or look for an apartment that offers ceiling fans.

 Model bathroom at Union Street Flats Apartments.

Can I Get A Bidet Or Better Showerhead?

You may wish to personalize your bathroom to your tastes. But, apartment dwellers won’t want to try major plumbing alterations. Apartment plumbing systems are throughout every unit, and one poor move will screw up each unit’s water pressure. So installing a stand alone bidet is not an appropriate do-it-yourself project.

You still havelThere’s some significant changes you can get for your bathroom. If you need a bidet, use a bidet attachment to your toilet. For more luxurious showers, change out the present shower head with a better head.

Model laundry room

Can I Install More Storage Shelves?

Every floorplan has a closet here and there, but most people still need additional places to stash their stuff. Most storage solutions are perfect in apartments because you don’t alter the existing storage like closet shelves or create large holes. You can add wire shelving to closets, coat racks in your bedrooms, or an extra towel bar for the bathroom. Or hang wall shelves for books in your bedroom and a pegboard for large utensils for your kitchen.

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