Housekeeping

Four Questions To Ask A New Landlord About Apartment Maintenance
Four Questions To Ask A New Landlord About Apartment Maintenance

Four Questions To Ask A New Landlord About Apartment Maintenance

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When your ceiling starts leaking, your dishwasher stops working, or your oven stops heating, you’ll need to call an expert to take care of your problem. If you’re renting your apartment, your landlord is likely required to schedule and pay for major repairs of this nature. While there may be a clear set of obligations…
What Is The KonMari Method And Should You Try It?
What Is The KonMari Method And Should You Try It?

What Is The KonMari Method And Should You Try It?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you hadn’t heard of Marie Kondo, you probably have now. The tidying mega-star is known for her book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and now she’s got a Netflix series under her belt that basically made her name one of the most well-known for users of the streaming service. If you haven’t watched…
7 Weekly Cleaning Activities You Should Be Doing
7 Weekly Cleaning Activities You Should Be Doing

7 Weekly Cleaning Activities You Should Be Doing

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes, you just don’t want to clean your place. Whether you’ve gotten off from a big day at work or you’ve been swamped studying, daily cleaning can get lost in the busy fray. However, taking care of these 7 weekly cleaning tasks makes your monthly cleaning that much easier.  Your cleaning can be easily split…
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,…