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How to Clean Your Sink and Toilet
How to Clean Your Sink and Toilet

How to Clean Your Sink and Toilet

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Everyone loves a clean bathroom, but not everyone loves actually cleaning their bathroom. Not that a thorough cleaning has to be difficult or laborious – if you start your bathroom cleaning routine with your sink and toilet, you can quickly complete the first steps toward achieving the clean bathroom you’re seeking.  How to clean your…
How To Plan (And Stick To) A Food Budget
How To Plan (And Stick To) A Food Budget

How To Plan (And Stick To) A Food Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Life without food wouldn’t just be literally impossible – it would be really boring. Three good meals a day aren’t just vital to your health, but a good meal can also be a highlight of your day. Not everyone, though, can easily afford the groceries involved in making an extravagant dish – or buying one…
How to Clean a Shower
How to Clean a Shower

How to Clean a Shower

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Showers can get gross quickly. They easily gather grime, not to mention mold, which can make them feel exactly the opposite of hygienic. Worse yet, achieving a clean shower can often feel like one of the most challenging parts of cleaning your bathroom. That said, with just a few simple bathroom cleaning tools and solutions…
Three Small Apartment Clothing Storage Hacks
Three Small Apartment Clothing Storage Hacks

Three Small Apartment Clothing Storage Hacks

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’ve lived in a small studio or one-bedroom apartment, you know how tough it can be to make space for all your clothes. Small apartments can be limited on closet space, not to mention floor space for additional items such as coat racks, shoe racks, and dressers. With these three small apartment clothing storage…
How to Keep Gnats, Ants, and Flies Out of Your Apartment
How to Keep Gnats, Ants, and Flies Out of Your Apartment

How to Keep Gnats, Ants, and Flies Out of Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Let’s face it: Even the most modern, well-constructed apartments aren’t perfectly sealed to the outdoor world. At some point or another, a gnat, fruit fly, or ant will likely find its way into your apartment. While gnats, ants, and fruit flies are all tiny and virtually harmless, they certainly aren’t pleasant presences, so here’s how…
Four Best Shoe Storage Options for Small Apartments
Four Best Shoe Storage Options for Small Apartments

Four Best Shoe Storage Options for Small Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you live in a small apartment, you can easily find yourself lacking enough storage space. Beyond just keeping dishes and produce organized in your kitchen and making room for a work-from-home setup, you might also encounter smaller storage concerns. Consider shoes as a prominent example: Not only can shoe storage options in small apartments…
Pros and Cons: Pets in an Apartment
Pros and Cons: Pets in an Apartment

Pros and Cons: Pets in an Apartment

  |   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. For some people, apartment life might not quite feel complete without a pet. That said, the responsibilities involved in pet ownership can be daunting – and that’s before you factor in the many…
Five Space-Saving Dish Drying Options
Five Space-Saving Dish Drying Options

Five Space-Saving Dish Drying Options

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many apartment dwellers need to buy their own groceries and cook their own meals to maintain a feasible budget, but small kitchens can pose some challenges for making food at home. As though kitchenware and food storage obstacles aren’t limiting enough, there’s also the struggle of making space to dry your dishes when your countertop…
How to Properly Store Fruits and Veggies in Your Apartment
How to Properly Store Fruits and Veggies in Your Apartment

How to Properly Store Fruits and Veggies in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living in a small apartment can keep your rent low, but your spatial limits might require you to get creative with storage and furniture. This issue also extends into your kitchen, where you might have scarcely any food storage space. Many foods don’t do well in certain environments either – for example, your bananas should…
What to Do During an Apartment Power Outage
What to Do During an Apartment Power Outage

What to Do During an Apartment Power Outage

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes, changing weather conditions mean more than just clouds on a sunny day. Strong storms can cause power outages, some of which can last several hours – or, worse yet, days. Electricity is undeniably an essential part of daily life, so what should you do when your apartment’s power goes out? Below, learn about what…