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Four Easy, Affordable Springtime Meals You Can Cook in Your Apartment
Four Easy, Affordable Springtime Meals You Can Cook in Your Apartment

Four Easy, Affordable Springtime Meals You Can Cook in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Now that it’s spring, you’re probably cooking different recipes in your apartment – those warm winter chilis might feel too warm now. However, you might be tempted to enjoy outdoor dining more often now that it’s getting warmer outside, but doing so can cost several times more than cooking your own delicious springtime meals. Below,…
Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed
Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed

Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having a small apartment or a bedroom that lacks storage space can be challenging, so you’ll need to think of creative space-saving ways to store your belongings. With some planning, you can place your belongings under your bed while making your room appear spacious. Below, discover five ways to make the best of the space…
Five Ways to Budget Better This April
Five Ways to Budget Better This April

Five Ways to Budget Better This April

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Spring is here, and the warmer weather might make you feel more inclined to go outside and spend more money. If you’re experiencing a large increase in your spending as sunny days get longer, now is the right time to budget better so you can stay on top of rent, utilities, and all your other…
Pros and Cons: Traditional Mops vs. Steam Mops
Pros and Cons: Traditional Mops vs. Steam Mops

Pros and Cons: Traditional Mops vs. Steam Mops

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. Whether it’s time for spring cleaning or you’re just doing your regular apartment cleaning, traditional mops and steam mops are both great choices for making your floors shine like new. That said, with…
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re figuring out how to brighten your apartment, you might realize there are various kinds of lighting and numerous ways to arrange your lighting placement. If you’re struggling to find the best apartment lighting, it may help to know that lights can fall into three main categories according to their purposes. Below, learn about…
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have many houseplants, hanging some of them from your ceiling can liven up your apartment. Whether you want to add some nature to your apartment’s aesthetic or keep your plants away from your pets, hanging your plants is a good idea, but it’s one that requires a few tools. Below, discover how to…
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One essential piece of furniture you’ll need when you have guests over is a comfortable couch. However, even the most stunning couch could wind up being a little too stiff or a tad too cushiony. Below, discover how to make your couch more comfortable for guests in your apartment.  Declutter your couch Your couch might…
How to Properly Insulate a Window AC Unit
How to Properly Insulate a Window AC Unit

How to Properly Insulate a Window AC Unit

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As springtime becomes summer, you might want to use your window air conditioning unit as temperatures rise. However, if your AC unit isn’t properly insulated, it might not keep your apartment as cool as you want. Below, learn how to properly insulate a window AC unit in your apartment.  Why insulate your window AC unit?…
How (and How Often) to Deep Clean Your Fridge
How (and How Often) to Deep Clean Your Fridge

How (and How Often) to Deep Clean Your Fridge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you see a fridge spill or identify a bad smell in your fridge, finding the culprit isn’t always easy. The good news is that you don’t have to find the source to eliminate it – deep-cleaning your fridge should do the trick. Below, learn how (and how often) you should deep clean your fridge.…
How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment
How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment

How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Even if you’re excited to bring home your newly adopted cat, you might wonder if your apartment is fully ready for your new friend. The good news is that you can take several steps to make sure your apartment is prepared and safe for your cat. Below, find out how to best help your new…