Posts Tagged: apartment housekeeping tips

Sustainable Living: Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Store-Bought Cleaners
Sustainable Living: Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Store-Bought Cleaners

Sustainable Living: Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Store-Bought Cleaners

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Sustainable Living series, we look at how tenants and homeowners are changing their apartments to be more sustainable. According to the Environmental Working Group, which advocates for non-toxic chemicals in products, some popular household cleaners have harmful ingredients. In fact, many everyday cleaners contain carcinogens and toxins that can potentially lead to skin irritation,…
Four Tips for Handling Fruit Flies in Your Apartment
Four Tips for Handling Fruit Flies in Your Apartment

Four Tips for Handling Fruit Flies in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re like most people, then you don’t find fruit flies particularly pleasant. That’s why, if you see them in your apartment, you might feel the urge to get rid of them before they become a bigger issue. Fruit flies can be especially bothersome since they multiply rapidly, which can mean approximately 500 eggs near…
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…
6 Step Guide to Closet Organization
6 Step Guide to Closet Organization

6 Step Guide to Closet Organization

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The closet. An oasis, your own mini shopping mall, a place where you can reinvent yourself. Oftentimes these exciting purposes of closets get out-shadowed by mess and disorganization. Clothing can also hold a deeply personal bond which makes it even harder to organize and separate from. 1. Bring It All Out It will feel wrong to…
Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs
Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs

Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Man, I am a slob when it comes to keeping my kitchen clean. I can’t tell you how often I wish I were one of those people who can’t stand to see a mess. My life would be so much tidier… But, as it is, my messy kitchen is more of a minor annoyance to…
The Wonders of Command Hooks: Tips for Slobs
The Wonders of Command Hooks: Tips for Slobs

The Wonders of Command Hooks: Tips for Slobs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a slob, and for that reason, these things have been a godsend to me. They come in tons of colors, shapes, and sizes, and they don’t damage the walls. (And, no, the company isn’t paying me to say this, I just love them this much). Seriously, I use them EVERYWHERE:…
5 Ways You Can Declutter Your Apartment Today
5 Ways You Can Declutter Your Apartment Today

5 Ways You Can Declutter Your Apartment Today

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Every Fall I get the urge to declutter my space. It’s like my own version of Spring cleaning, except it’s “all of my stuff needs to go” Autumn. If you’ve got the declutter bug like I do, here are 5 simple ways that you can declutter your apartment today. 1. Get Rid of the Knick…
Add These 5 Quick Cleaning Hacks for Your Nightly Routine
Add These 5 Quick Cleaning Hacks for Your Nightly Routine

Add These 5 Quick Cleaning Hacks for Your Nightly Routine

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s easy to get into a good nightly routine once you’ve moved into your first apartment, and it will happen no matter what! If you’re intentional with you time, you can get into a routine that is beneficial to your own mental well-being, and your apartment too! Check out these quick cleaning hacks and add…
30 Minutes or Less to a Tidy Apartment
30 Minutes or Less to a Tidy Apartment

30 Minutes or Less to a Tidy Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A messy and unorganized apartment can happen before you know it – you leave a dirty towel on the bathroom floor, an empty water bottle on the coffee table, a bag full of trash in the kitchen, and that’s how it starts. But don’t fear. That pile of clothes, stack of dishes, and basket full of…
Green Living: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle in Your Apartment
Green Living: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle in Your Apartment

Green Living: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We’ve all heard the slogan: “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” Sometimes, however, it’s easier to throw an old newspaper or empty cans in the trash instead of a recycling bin. But remember, just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t recycle and be less wasteful. Take a look at these six tips and see…