Housekeeping

5 Ways You Can Declutter Your Apartment Today
5 Ways You Can Declutter Your Apartment Today

5 Ways You Can Declutter Your Apartment Today

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Every Fall I get the urge to declutter my space. It’s like my own version of Spring cleaning, except it’s “all of my stuff needs to go” Autumn. If you’ve got the declutter bug like I do, here are 5 simple ways that you can declutter your apartment today. 1. Get Rid of the Knick…
Move-Out Cleaning Checklist
Move-Out Cleaning Checklist

Move-Out Cleaning Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving out of your apartment can be a stressful time! Add the drama of not understanding how or what to leave squeaky clean in your old place and many of us end up feeling overwhelmed and anxious about the move. Almost every apartment complex or landlord will require the apartment be left as clean as…
Add These 5 Quick Cleaning Hacks for Your Nightly Routine
Add These 5 Quick Cleaning Hacks for Your Nightly Routine

Add These 5 Quick Cleaning Hacks for Your Nightly Routine

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s easy to get into a good nightly routine once you’ve moved into your first apartment, and it will happen no matter what! If you’re intentional with you time, you can get into a routine that is beneficial to your own mental well-being, and your apartment too! Check out these quick cleaning hacks and add…
How to Keep Your Apartment Clean(ish): Tips for Slobs
How to Keep Your Apartment Clean(ish): Tips for Slobs

How to Keep Your Apartment Clean(ish): Tips for Slobs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I am a slob. I’ll admit it. It’s not something I’m proud of, but it’s something that I’ve come to accept about myself. That being said, I do not enjoy living in a pigsty! Through much trial and error, I’ve discovered a few cleaning tips for slobs that combat my slovenly ways. The Doorway Rule…
Closet Organization Essentials: Primped & Proper
Closet Organization Essentials: Primped & Proper

Closet Organization Essentials: Primped & Proper

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I don’t know about you but like any young person, I love to shop. Whether its a Home Goods in a lovely suburb or a small boutique in the city, something always catches my eye. And with that super skill of shopping, I have accumulated a fair amount of clothing for one person. It actually…
5 Ways To Keep Your Apartment Bug-Free This Summer
5 Ways To Keep Your Apartment Bug-Free This Summer

5 Ways To Keep Your Apartment Bug-Free This Summer

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Summer is finally here! We can open our windows, enjoy the breeze, catch some sun, and desperately try to relax before it’s all over. It’s a welcome relief, but it’s not all good news. Warm weather also means more insects. We’ve compiled a list of 5 ways to keep your apartment bug free this summer,…
Should You Hire a Professional Cleaner?
Should You Hire a Professional Cleaner?

Should You Hire a Professional Cleaner?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a first-time renter, you’ve just started your career and you’re on your own for the first time. You often don’t have a lot of money and you’re just learning how to seriously follow a budget. A cleaning service is for the wealthy, for those older than you, totally unnecessary. Right? Mostly, yes. But there…
30 Minutes or Less to a Tidy Apartment
30 Minutes or Less to a Tidy Apartment

30 Minutes or Less to a Tidy Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A messy and unorganized apartment can happen before you know it – you leave a dirty towel on the bathroom floor, an empty water bottle on the coffee table, a bag full of trash in the kitchen, and that’s how it starts. But don’t fear. That pile of clothes, stack of dishes, and basket full of…
Spring Cleaning: 5 Basic (and Best!) Cleaning Tools
Spring Cleaning: 5 Basic (and Best!) Cleaning Tools

Spring Cleaning: 5 Basic (and Best!) Cleaning Tools

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s first weekend in March, time for spring cleaning! But before you start, make sure you have the right tools for the job. This five piece tool kit will get you through every apartment cleaning task! Any broom, dustpan, vacuum, mop, and bucket will work for the job – but, they might not work well.…
Green Living: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle in Your Apartment
Green Living: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle in Your Apartment

Green Living: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We’ve all heard the slogan: “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” Sometimes, however, it’s easier to throw an old newspaper or empty cans in the trash instead of a recycling bin. But remember, just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t recycle and be less wasteful. Take a look at these six tips and see…