How to Stay Cool During AZ Summers

The sizzling heat of the Arizona desert in the summertime can often be overwhelming for newcomers. Break out your water bottle and check out these essentials for staying cool in the sweltering 100-degree temperatures.

Decorate Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time of year to find excellent deals on new furniture and accessories for your home. It’s normal to find big furniture pieces with an even bigger price tag, but knowing where to look makes it possible to redecorate and stick to your budget. Revamp your living space without breaking the bank with these helpful tips.

Apartment Living With Your Four-Legged Friends

Moving into a new living space can be stressful for everyone involved, including your pets. Once settled, it’s important to help your four-legged friend adjust to their new home and ensure they are comfortable and safe.

7 Survival Tips for Moving to Southern Arizona

When most people think about Southern Arizona, they picture the stereotypical desert—barren dunes and seas of sand upon sand. The amazing Sonoran Desert in Tucson is among the only places in the world where the coolest cactus grows—the Saguaro. If you are new to the area, or even relocating to a new part of the city (there are Northwest, East, West, and South sides, as well as the Barrios and other small neighborhood enclaves), you will find yourself immersed in surreal natural beauty that can be a place of healing and serenity.

7 Ways to Dress Up Your Home for Spring

For many, the coming of spring symbolizes the chance for renewal and fresh starts. It’s that time of the year when you want to breathe new life into your routine and explore possibilities. This spring, what better place to start than your own home?

Spring Cleaning Gone Green

This spring, go green with your cleaning and ditch the chemical-heavy disinfectants you usually use for a better-for-the-environment and better-for-you natural cleaner you can make at home. From furniture polishes to glass and floor cleaners, there is a green solution to any cleaning conundrum that will leave your home sparkling and fresh without a chemical overload.

Brightening Up Your Space with Plants

Adding indoor plants to your home is a quick and easy way to instantly diversify your scenery and take advantage of the natural benefits these living organisms impart. With so many houseplants to choose from, there are options for every level of care—from the super low-maintenance cactus, to the slightly needier but beautifully rewarding orchid. Selecting a plant that suits both your decorating and scheduling needs will ultimately deliver the most satisfying plant-keeping experience.

Bringing a Pet into Apartment Life

At Encantada Luxury Apartment Homes, we welcome you and your furry friends, big or small, to feel at home. Of course, pets can become like precious family members so it is important to consider all aspects of ownership. Whether you have a cat or a dog, apartment life with a pet can take some adjustment. Here are a few tips for a successful transition.

Creative Ideas to Free Up Space & Cut the Clutter

Mail piling up on the table? Unused space under the kitchen sink? Bulky items taking up vital closet space?

We all have signs of life in our homes, and only rarely are we happy about the amount of storage space we have. Here are some amazing ideas we’ve discovered online and in our own lives for decluttering, getting organized, and maximizing available space.