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What Are Floating Shelves?
What Are Floating Shelves?

What Are Floating Shelves?

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Floating shelves are some of the most functional and aesthetically pleasing first apartment upgrades, but what are they and how do you use them? Read on to learn about where to use floating shelves in your first apartment and how you can install them easily. What are floating shelves? Floating shelves are a type of…
How Often Should You Clean Each Room in Your First Apartment?
How Often Should You Clean Each Room in Your First Apartment?

How Often Should You Clean Each Room in Your First Apartment?

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It’s important to develop a good cleaning schedule when moving into your first apartment, but how often do you need to clean each room? Read on below to find out how often you should clean your bedroom, bathroom, and everywhere else, and what common tasks you should make sure to take care of. Bedroom Since…
How to Pet-Proof Your First Apartment
How to Pet-Proof Your First Apartment

How to Pet-Proof Your First Apartment

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Whether you’re dogsitting or catsitting, or you just got your first pet of your own, there are a few simple precautions you can take to limit the damage a pet can do in your apartment. From sectioning off areas of the apartment to spraying no-chew spray on your furniture, read on below for some of…
How to Clean Windows, Mirrors, and Other Glass Surfaces in Your First Apartment
How to Clean Windows, Mirrors, and Other Glass Surfaces in Your First Apartment

How to Clean Windows, Mirrors, and Other Glass Surfaces in Your First Apartment

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Dirty glass surfaces can quickly make a well-decorated, put-together apartment look sloppy and uncared-for, so cleaning windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces the right way is a crucial skill for any renter. Want to know how to do it well? Read on below for the best tips and tricks to keep your first-apartment glass surfaces…
How to Put Aside Emergency Fund Money While Paying First-Apartment Rent
How to Put Aside Emergency Fund Money While Paying First-Apartment Rent

How to Put Aside Emergency Fund Money While Paying First-Apartment Rent

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When moving into your first apartment and getting started with adult life, one of the most important things to do is to start building up an emergency fund. It can be difficult to do that while paying other expenses, especially first-apartment rent, so read on below for four tips and tricks to start putting aside…
5 Tips for Dogsitting in Your First Apartment
5 Tips for Dogsitting in Your First Apartment

5 Tips for Dogsitting in Your First Apartment

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Whether you’re watching pets to make some extra money or a friend asks you for a favor while they’re out of town, dogsitting in your first apartment can be a lot of fun. There are some important precautions you’ll want to take beforehand, though, so read on below for five tips for dogsitting in your…
How to Hang and Fold Clothes The Right Way
How to Hang and Fold Clothes The Right Way

How to Hang and Fold Clothes The Right Way

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Extra space is a luxury that many first-time renters don’t have, so it’s important to organize your things in the most efficient way possible. Piles of clothes can take up floor space and make your apartment feel cramped, but if you hang and fold your clothes the right way, they’ll fit nicely in your closet…
4 Unusual, Fun Parts of Your First Apartment to Paint
4 Unusual, Fun Parts of Your First Apartment to Paint

4 Unusual, Fun Parts of Your First Apartment to Paint

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Painting parts of your first apartment is a perfect way to add your personality to your living space and make it feel more like home. Plenty of people paint the walls, but what are some ways to think outside the box and do something unique? Read on below for four unusual, fun parts of your…
6 Tips for Catsitting in Your First Apartment
6 Tips for Catsitting in Your First Apartment

6 Tips for Catsitting in Your First Apartment

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One great side hustle for making extra money in your first apartment is catsitting. With minimal effort, you can get paid to take care of a cat while its owner is out of town or busy, and sometimes, it can pay well! There are some important things to keep in mind before you start catsitting,…