Posts Tagged: cheking for mice

Help! There’s a Mouse in My Apartment
Help! There’s a Mouse in My Apartment

Help! There’s a Mouse in My Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Picture this: You’re alone in your apartment, relaxing on your couch while watching TV. In the distance, you see something that makes you realize you’re not actually alone – a mouse sprints across your kitchen floor or countertops and disappears before you even realize what happened. Unfortunately, seeing a mouse in your apartment isn’t uncommon,…
Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches
Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches

Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You may recall from my post How to Prepare for Living Solo that I had a roach problem. This was a horrible introduction to living in my first apartment and, to be honest, it’s still a part of life, although much more under control. Here, I’ll tell you how I dealt with roaches with the…
Don’t Let Your New Apartment Bite! Check For These 5 Pests Before Signing Your Lease
Don’t Let Your New Apartment Bite! Check For These 5 Pests Before Signing Your Lease

Don’t Let Your New Apartment Bite! Check For These 5 Pests Before Signing Your Lease

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Some rental properties provide a thorough cleaning, new coats of paint, and even renovations between tenants. However, some don’t do much preparation at all except hand you your key. Even if your apartment looks sparkling clean and inviting, there might be some nasty critters, nestled in that thick carpeting, or inside the walls. When I…