Tech tips for new renters

Most people leave the house at one temperature and forget to change it. So Nest learns your schedule, programs itself and can be controlled from your phone. Teach it well and Nest can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%.

If you're renting a home or an apartment, you'll be well served to check out our huge roundup of the best tips for renters. But once you've moved in, there's always a few upgrades and customizations that can turn a rental into "your home"...even if it's not really yours. Here are a few tips for utilizing add-on technologies which will extend the comfort of your home while still honoring your rental agreement.

Convince Your Landlord To Pony Up For Upgrades 

Whether you pony up for a cool Nest Learning Thermostat or a more traditional model, installing a programmable thermostat in an older rental is a simple way to upgrade heating and cooling to better efficiency.

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