Housekeeping

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?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
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

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
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

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
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 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

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
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…
5 Ways to Organize Your First Apartment Without Drilling Holes in the Wall 5 Ways to Organize Your First Apartment Without Drilling Holes in the Wall
5 Ways to Organize Your First Apartment Without Drilling Holes in the Wall 5 Ways to Organize Your First Apartment Without Drilling Holes in the Wall

5 Ways to Organize Your First Apartment Without Drilling Holes in the Wall 5 Ways to Organize Your First Apartment Without Drilling Holes in the Wall

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Tackling organization is one of the most important steps to take when moving into a new apartment, but that can be easier said than done. Many landlords won’t let you drill holes into the wall, which eliminates many traditional storage methods, but luckily, there are other options. Read on below for five great ways to…
How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture
How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Buying a nice set of patio furniture is a great way to upgrade your first apartment setup and create more space for hosting guests. Outdoor furniture tends to get dirty, however, and over time, dust and dirt can cause permanent stains and fade the color of your furniture. Want some great tips to clean and…
How to Use a Putty Knife in Your First Apartment
How to Use a Putty Knife in Your First Apartment

How to Use a Putty Knife in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A putty knife is a useful tool for many DIY projects, but how can one be useful in your first apartment? There are two great ways you can use a putty knife for first apartment DIY tasks, so read on below to find out how. Choosing a knife The first step to any project is…
Are Portable Washing Machines Worth It in Your First Apartment?
Are Portable Washing Machines Worth It in Your First Apartment?

Are Portable Washing Machines Worth It in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One question you should be asking when looking at first apartment options is, “is there a washer and dryer?” If the answer is no, you’ll need to find another way to keep your clothes clean. Laundromats and on-site laundry facilities can be expensive and a hassle, but luckily there’s another option: a portable washing machine.…