A Basic Guide to Japanese Apartments in Nagoya

April 12, 2012 by Ray Proper

To start with, apartments in Japan are measured in “Jo”. Jo uses the size of one tatami mat, the traditional rice straw flooring in Japanese homes, to express the size of rooms. The measurement is used for room size regardless of whether or not the room actually has tatami. 1 tatami, or 1 Jo, is equivalent […]

How to Clean a Japanese Central Air Conditioniner

February 2, 2011 by Ray Proper

The H&R Group  produced this simple video tutorial as a part of their “Relo Explains” series to help some of their clients who are lucky enough to have central air conditioning in Japan. While this is not very common in Japan, we thought there might be other people out there in Japan-land who could also […]

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