Category: Apartment Living

Keep Your Apartment Secure While You Are On Vacation

That long planned for, highly anticipated vacation is just around the corner.  You’ve made all your arrangements, researched your destination and packed your bags. You’re ready to go, right? Almost. In order to ensure that you have no surprises post – getaway, there are a few vacation security suggestions to add… Read more »

Beat The Heat – 10 Tips To Stay Cool In Your Apartment

Turn on your ceiling fan and make sure it is rotating counterclockwise. Your ceiling fan can make a room 6 – 8 degrees cooler.  Close all windows and curtains in rooms that receive direct sun light during the heat of the day.   Open windows and interior doors in the… Read more »

OPA Tenant Appreciation Movie Series Sets Attendance Records

In past summers Oak Park Apartments has shown our tenants a little love in different ways.  Coffee and snacks from local food trucks, company flair in the form of t-shirts, sponsorship for participation in various local charitable 5k’s, summer movies in the courtyard at our 301 Oak Park Ave. property… Read more »

Apartment Living Skills – Resetting A Tripped Circuit Breaker

In the early 1900’s, when most of Oak Park Apartments properties were originally built, a tenant’s basic needs for electricity was limited to lighting and a few basic appliances. Air conditioners, laptops, dishwashers, cell phones; all of our 21st century amenities and technological needs have placed a greater demand on electrical… Read more »

People & Pets – Occupancy Rules Apply

  Both the Village of Oak Park and Oak Park Apartments have specific occupancy rules that regulate how many people can legally live in studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Oak Park Apartments occupancy rules include: Only the individuals listed on your lease may live in your apartment. Only members… Read more »

Packing Tips For A Smooth Move

Moving can be stressful.  Whether you are moving into or out of one of Oak Park Apartments apartments we would like to make your move go as smooth as possible. By following these simple packing tips you can be assured that you are organized and your belongings get to your new place, intact!… Read more »

Who Started Apartment Living Anyway?

              Oak Park is a community rich with history and Oak Park Apartments likes to highlight that history. Pondering our own history made us curious about the history of apartment buildings and that search led us all the way back to ancient Rome. Yes, we… Read more »

Getting Your Security Deposit Back

  Oak Park Apartments, like all other reputable apartment management companies, requires a security deposit as a part of the terms of a tenant lease. But what Oak Park Apartments really wants is to make sure you get your deposit back at the end of your lease agreement. Why?   Because we… Read more »