Housekeeping

8 Handy Organizers For Small Spaces
8 Handy Organizers For Small Spaces

8 Handy Organizers For Small Spaces

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment can be a bit scary. From the often daunting cost of relocating to the exciting fact that you’ll be able to decorate your own space (even if it’s just a bedroom), there are all sorts of things to consider during your move. If you’re living in a small space, two…
Monthly Cleaning Schedule That WORKS
Monthly Cleaning Schedule That WORKS

Monthly Cleaning Schedule That WORKS

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We know, we know. At the top (er, close to the top) of your New Year’s Resolutions each year is to lead a cleaner or tidier lifestyle. And the place to start? Your apartment, of course! Not sure exactly how? That’s where we step in – with a cleaning schedule that can really WORK for…
10 Things To Declutter This Month
10 Things To Declutter This Month

10 Things To Declutter This Month

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The decluttering craze has taken over the world, and is making us all a little KonMari crazy. I personally love the KonMari method, however it’s not for everyone. If you’ve caught the decluttering bug but don’t want to go full stream with it, try starting your journey on a smaller scale. Here are 10 things…
Making the Best of Your Community Laundry
Making the Best of Your Community Laundry

Making the Best of Your Community Laundry

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One chore that is pretty much impossible to escape? Laundry! At one point or another, you’ll run out of clothes and will be forced to face the task. Having to use a shared laundry facility adds difficulty to a chore that many aren’t interested in in the first place. Whether your laundry room is within…
Refresh Your Apartment for 2019
Refresh Your Apartment for 2019

Refresh Your Apartment for 2019

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
January is the perfect time to take a few steps to refresh your apartment so you enter the new year feeling relaxed and ready to smash all your goals. Start with doing these few things to get ready for 2019! Deep Clean They say spring is the time for a major clean, but I believe…
5 Ways To Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season
5 Ways To Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season

5 Ways To Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are upon us, and between gift buying, decorating and party planning, fire safety can get pushed to the wayside. Many house fires happen during the holiday season, so taking the appropriate measures of prevention is SO important! Here are 5 things to do to keep your apartment safe this season: Check Your Extension…
Taking Care of Chores When Living With a Roommate
Taking Care of Chores When Living With a Roommate

Taking Care of Chores When Living With a Roommate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living with a roommate can be a tricky business. Do you know them already? If not, do you try to be friends with them? Either way, communication is essential to making sure you live in the most harmonious apartment possible. Otherwise- chaos. One of the biggest issues between new and old roommates is chores. Ideally,…
6 Organization Tips For Your Apartment Sized Fridge
6 Organization Tips For Your Apartment Sized Fridge

6 Organization Tips For Your Apartment Sized Fridge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So, you’ve figured out your grocery budget and made your list, but one look at the inside of your small apartment sized fridge makes you wonder how you’re going to store everything. Here are 6 organization tips to help you create functional fridge space! Start With Shelf Liners This is less of an organization tip…
5 Simple Plumbing Hacks Every Renter Should Know
5 Simple Plumbing Hacks Every Renter Should Know

5 Simple Plumbing Hacks Every Renter Should Know

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Calling the plumber is a phone call nobody wants to make. Even if your landlord covers major plumbing services it can still be time-consuming and extremely inconvenient. Of course, there are times when you must call the plumber, for example when you cannot stop the water flow and the landlord is nowhere to be found.…
Your Fall Cleaning Checklist
Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Every year, before I can fully get into pumpkin spice season, I always make fall cleaning a priority. Here are some important things to check off your list to get your apartment ready for the change in season. De-clutter And Store Away Before doing any cleaning, take a couple of days to de-clutter and store…