Getting your first apartment can be exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Living in an apartment has many benefits including proximity to a lot of other people while this is appealing to the social butterflies among us it also comes with drawbacks like less privacy.  Because of the nature of apartment living it is likely that complete strangers may be able to find out information about you like your work schedule or whether you have pets or not. Learn 10 techniques to help you maximize your privacy and stay safe while living in an apartment.

10 Steps to a Safer Apartment