For a lot of people, an apartment isn’t so much a home as it is a place to keep their stuff and sleep. But with some work, and a little advisement, it can actually become an awesome chill spot. The power is in your hands to transform your digs from the place you stay to the place you live.

To help you out, we’ve teamed with eBay to create a guide highlighting the nine ways to turn your run-of-the-mill abode into a killer bachelor pad—a pad where friends and other "special" guests will love to hang out. Consider it your primer on how to live a more comfortable and refined single life. Click here to check out the guide and begin the transformation process. Trust us, before you know it, staying at home will never have felt so good.