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Find out behind the scene information about living and loving it at Commonwealth at York. We keep our eyes peeled for neighborhood and area happenings, and give you the the inside scoop on living in our community.


Easy Ways to Get Your Bedroom Winter-Ready
Bedroom

Taking simple steps now to clear out clutter, deep clean dark corners and fluff up your bedding will go a long way to giving you added comfort through long, winter months. Here are easy ways to get your bedroom ready for winter this year!

Bedroom
 
Autumn Decorating Ideas We Love
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Commonwealth at York Living Room

Whether you prefer to fill your home with fall by way of fresh, baked goods and colorful centerpieces or with seasonal textiles, wreaths and more, we have decor ideas we know you’ll love!

Commonwealth at York Living Room
 
Choosing the Right Dog for Your Apartment
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Pet Friendly Apartments

Choosing the right dog is an important process, and it includes considering what breed matches your own personality, lifestyle and living space. There are many dogs who are perfectly happy living in an apartment, and even large dogs who like to lounge can be comfortable and cozy at home in a smaller space.

Pet Friendly Apartments
 
5 Easy Repairs You Can Do Yourself
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Kitchen from the dining room


Here are 5 easy repairs you can make at home that won’t require you to be particularly handy or invest in an excessive amount of tools!

Kitchen from the dining room
 
5 Reasons to Start Practicing Yoga
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Girls with dogs on a bed

Breathwork, mindful movement, effective stretching and muscle strengthening are all just a few ways that yoga can impact your body and sense of well-being, even after just a few classes. If you're considering yoga as a way of improving your quality of life and health, here are 5 reasons to give it a try!

Girls with dogs on a bed
 
Easy Summer Salad Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Apartment Kitchen at Commonwealth at York

No matter what your tastes, we’re sure you’ll love one of these delicious, refreshing and satisfying summer salad ideas!

Apartment Kitchen at Commonwealth at York
 
Pool Safety Tips
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Umbrella and Gazebo by the pool

When it comes to pool safety, the rule of thumb is to never leave an inexperienced swimmer alone, and to make sure to teach basic awareness of pool rules and overall safety measures and techniques. Here are a few pool safety tips to get your swim season started off right. Cheers to another summer filled with fabulous pool days at home!

Umbrella and Gazebo by the pool
 
7 Easy Ways to Eliminate Pet Odors at Home
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Pet Friendly Apartments

You don’t have to have your dog groomed every week or have your apartment professionally cleaned every other day to keep your apartment smelling fresh and clean with pets at home. Simple but effective cleaning and maintenance tips will keep your apartment and your pet smelling and feeling their best in no time! Here are 7 easy ways to eliminate pet odors at home, so you can get back to cuddling your favorite fur-baby without the smell.

Pet Friendly Apartments
 
Declutter Your Space for Spring
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Commonwealth at York Living Room

After spending a long season inside, your apartment may need a refresh, and there’s no better way to start than by rolling up your sleeves and decluttering your space for spring.

Commonwealth at York Living Room
 
Valentines Day Dinner Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
Friends enjoying dinner at a picnic table

Celebrate your special someone with a home-cooked meal made from the heart and with your own two hands, and create any one of these decadent and delicious Valentine’s Day dinner recipes.

Friends enjoying dinner at a picnic table