Housekeeping

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.…
How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers
How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers

How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Kitchen drawers tend to become a catch-all for things you don’t have a place for. Over time, this can lead to your drawers becoming increasingly cluttered and make it difficult to find things you need. Read on below for the best tips on how to organize your kitchen drawers so you won’t have to declutter…
5 Daily Apartment Cleaning Rituals in Under 10 Minutes
5 Daily Apartment Cleaning Rituals in Under 10 Minutes

5 Daily Apartment Cleaning Rituals in Under 10 Minutes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Keeping your apartment clean as a busy young person is difficult, but if you build good habits, it can be much easier. Small daily cleaning tasks can keep your apartment tidy so you don’t have to deep clean in a rush when you have friends or family over. Read on below for four daily apartment…
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard behind your first apartment, you’ll probably want to take some time to maintain and look after it. A backyard can add value and make your apartment more enjoyable to live in, so read on below for the best tips on how to maintain your first apartment backyard…
What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain
What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain

What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Learning how to handle small household repairs and leaks is an important part of living on your own for the first time. A common household problem you might not have dealt with before is a clogged washing machine, so read on to learn how to handle it. Take a look at the drain hose The…
How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops
How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops

How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Keeping things clean and organized in your first apartment can be tricky. The kitchen tends to get particularly messy since you probably use it every single day, and before too long, you might find that your drawers, cabinets, and countertops are getting unreasonably cluttered. Read on below to learn how to declutter these spaces and…
How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge
How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge

How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Small apartments are fantastic for your first time moving away from home, but you might find there’s less space than you’re used to having. This can especially start to stick out in the kitchen, and quickly running out of fridge space is a common problem many small apartment renters have. Want to know how to…
How to Fix Small Apartment Leaks on Your Own
How to Fix Small Apartment Leaks on Your Own

How to Fix Small Apartment Leaks on Your Own

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When living on your own for the first time, it can be helpful to know how to do some basic repairs, as nobody likes calling the landlord constantly every time they need something little fixed. One of the most common household repairs is fixing small water leaks, so read on below to find out how…