Posts Tagged: apartment clean-up

Do You Need to Remove Snow from Your Balcony?
Do You Need to Remove Snow from Your Balcony?

Do You Need to Remove Snow from Your Balcony?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You probably know that it’s important to shovel snow from sidewalks and driveways, but you might be unaware that shoveling snow from your apartment’s balcony can also be helpful. In fact, depending on your lease and what type of balcony you have, you might need to remove snow from it to prevent balcony damage. Below,…
Five Steps to Rodent-Proof Your Apartment for the Winter
Five Steps to Rodent-Proof Your Apartment for the Winter

Five Steps to Rodent-Proof Your Apartment for the Winter

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you know how to keep your apartment warm and which supplies you need during the colder months, then your apartment is mostly winter-ready. Yes, with the right insulation and supplies, your apartment will be warm, but there’s a potential downside to this: Rodents may try to enter your apartment to escape the cold. This…
How to Tackle Spring Cleaning With Your Roommates
How to Tackle Spring Cleaning With Your Roommates

How to Tackle Spring Cleaning With Your Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The tradition of spring cleaning may seem overwhelming. Do you really want to take the time and put in the labor to clean your entire apartment? This concern can be less pressing when you have roommates because you can all split the work evenly. Here’s how to tackle spring cleaning with your roommates. Decide what…
How To Be A Great Apartment Host
How To Be A Great Apartment Host

How To Be A Great Apartment Host

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There are a few tried and true methods to being a great apartment host when you have friends join you in your apartment. Check out these quick and easy tips to ensure your friends have a great experience in your apartment and love to visit you! Prep and clean up No one wants to spend…
5-Minute Cleaning Routine You Need To Know
5-Minute Cleaning Routine You Need To Know

5-Minute Cleaning Routine You Need To Know

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After a long day at work, the only thing I want to do when I walk in the door is hit the sofa for a few minutes. However, after a couple weeks of that, it’s easy to let your surroundings go, and turn into a wasteland.  My solution? Take five minutes a day, whether in…
6 Steps to Get Your Apartment in Shape for the New Year
6 Steps to Get Your Apartment in Shape for the New Year

6 Steps to Get Your Apartment in Shape for the New Year

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
‘Tis the time to make resolutions. Here at My First Apartment we feel there has to be a better way to knock off one or two long-neglected chores around the apartment than by using the vague and quickly-forgotten resolutions traditionally associated with New Year’s – after all, the idea of “cleaning more often”, “making the…