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Finding an Ida-Home in 2021

So, you and your roommates found a new home or apartment on Chillow. Now it’s time to furnish and decorate! Designing a living space can be both daunting and exciting. We put together a simple guide to help you design your new space.

The Chillow app is officially launched! We’re thrilled to make our visions come to life on our new platform. Celebrate with us and read all the details of how Chillow can serve you in the future. What are you waiting for?! Get ready to swipe those fingers, head to the App Store & download today!

As the first half of 2021 comes to a close, Idaho has begun recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic along with the rest of the world. Boise is beginning to feel like the global pandemic was a thing of the past. With life moving on, many Boise residents have been observing the housing struggles in the area. We will cover the pitfalls and possibilities...

New Roommate Icebreakers

Moving into a new place is nerve-racking in itself, and adding a new roommate into the mix can make it even more so! That first interaction can seem a little awkward... but not to stress, we’ve all been there. To prepare you on how you can ease the anxiety and get to know the other person, the Chillow Team thought we would share our tips and tricks on...

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Mastering Roommate Etiquette

Here at Chillow, we know the horror of a drill it can be when you finally get home. You go into the kitchen and see the dishwasher is clean, waiting to be unloaded and the dishes put back into their designated home. For a split second, you think about possibly unloading it, then turn lazy and wait for your roommate to do it instead. We could go on about all the...

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Home Security

Do you think where you live is considered safe? Each year there are about 2.5 million burglaries, 66% of which are home break-ins. Think your neighborhood is safe enough to not have a security system? Homes without one are 300% more likely to be broken into, according Safe At Last 2021 burglary statistics. Why is home security so important? Think about it...

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Advice We Wish We Received Before Getting Roommates

Now what kind of people would we be if we didn’t speak up about pressing topics?! Here at Chillow, we want to give you the best advice possible based on our past experiences and what we’ve learned from them thus far. It’s up to you if you decide to take it with a grain of salt or treat it as valuable information for your...

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Red Flags When Finding A Place To Live

Finding your next home isn’t something found in a day’s work. Looking online, browsing multiple websites or checking out what’s for rent on your daily walk with your dog are all smart options you should consider. Whether you think you’d found the perfect place in a cute neighborhood or scrolling through Zillow one late night...

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Maintaining A Good Relationship With Your Landlord

You've finally found your roommate off the Chillow app and are about to put a deposit down on an apartment-- YAY! You receive the landlord's information but you're not sure how to introduce yourselves. Maybe you've never experienced having a landlord before. Are there guidelines the two of you should be following?...

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Moving Out Of Your Parent's House

Everyone eventually moves out of their parent's home but does anyone really know the easy way to make the transfer? You just turned eighteen. You're going to college and moving into a dorm. You've finally saved up enough money to become financially independent. No matter the situation, you're ready to move out...

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Living with Your Significant other

Tired of packing a bag each night before heading over to your partner's home, then accidentally forgetting your phone charger or worse--leaving it there? You've talked about the possibility of moving in together here and there so maybe it's time to take action. More couples are living together before marriage now than ever. People want to...

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Maintaining a Clean Home

Let's face it: your parents can't clean up after your mess forever. Keeping a home clean can be hard and especially now with working from home, living with roommates and having a pet or two. Maintaining a clean home is less about time spent and more about creating small habits and routines along the way. If you're among those struggling...

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Working From Home: How to Stay Motivated & Focused

Homes have become the new office space for a large some of people due to COVID-19. Some people are thriving from this by scheduling their own hours, balancing work with play and even saving money from transportation or eating out on their lunch break. Other are struggling from this change in their professional lives and are trying...

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Living in Boise, Idaho

Think Idaho is just full of potato farms? Think again! A once hidden secret and tucked away gem is now out in the open for all to see; Boise, Idaho is the place to be! Ranked multiple years in a row for the "Top 100 Best Places to Live" and the Treasure Valley placing in the "Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in America," Idaho as a whole...

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Tips for a Successful Thanksgiving in 2020

Have you noticed people preparing for the holidays a lot earlier this year? Well in short, the year 2020 plays a large role in that. With what this year has brought, can you really blame us?! We're needing the extra holiday cheer and Thanksgiving is right around the corner! For some, they're close...

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How to Prevent or Solve an Argument With Your Roommate

It's Monday and that clock FINALLY hits 5 pm; time to go home! You head to the grocery store and grab that last ingredient you need to make Gigi Hadid's famous vodka pasta you saw on TikTok the other day. You get home and assemble the items you'll be needing when you notice a few things...

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10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Becoming Roommates

So you've found the perfect candidate on the Chillow app to potentially be your roommate. Now what? I mean, you could make plans to move right in with one another with no hesitation or questions asked. This might be the best person and option you'll come across. It seems like it was meant to be, right?...

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How to Make the Most of Election Day 2020

It's everywhere; the news, Twitter, all your friends are talking about during your Zoom happy hour, oh and your mom just called to make sure you're registered to vote.The United State's 2020 Presidential election has gained more traction and popularity than any previous election. The outcome of this election is...

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Tips to Finding a Roommate During COVID

It's not easy looking for a roommate, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.Even when we ask our family and friends if they know anyone looking for a roommate, we can be met with dead ends. How are you supposed to get a new roommate when there are limits put on socializing in person?...

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Welcome to Chillow

We believe finding a roommate should come with simplicity and security, having you feel confident and at ease when making an important decision. We’re delighted to introduce you to Chillow, the mobile application finally allowing roommates the ability to review, rank and endorse each other...

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