When you move into a new apartment or home, you probably recognize the tell-tale white walls that symbolize fresh, clean coats of paint. And, unfortunately, most apartment complexes are staunch in their allowance of new paint colors. However, when you have a chance, argue the following points to your landlord. Why? Because white walls are a bad idea in a new apartment, especially when you have young kids to tend to.
Dirty Fingerprints, Debris Stains, and Smudges
Young children have a habit of touching anything in their path, and white walls are no exception. Sure, those walls look crisp, fresh, and lovely now, but the end of week one will have manifested a bunch of new, sometimes obscure stains to grace your once-nice, once-white walls.
You Could Lose an Apartment Security Deposit
Unfortunately, apartment buildings paint their walls white, then fully expect people to not get a single stain on …