Posts Tagged: cleaning

How to Keep Your Apartment Clean(ish): Tips for Slobs
How to Keep Your Apartment Clean(ish): Tips for Slobs

How to Keep Your Apartment Clean(ish): Tips for Slobs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I am a slob. I’ll admit it. It’s not something I’m proud of, but it’s something that I’ve come to accept about myself. That being said, I do not enjoy living in a pigsty! Through much trial and error, I’ve discovered a few cleaning tips for slobs that combat my slovenly ways. The Doorway Rule…
Tips for Cleaning the Dreaded Closet
Tips for Cleaning the Dreaded Closet

Tips for Cleaning the Dreaded Closet

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I often find myself saying how much I LOVE having extra closet space in my new place. After moving into a bigger apartment, it was something I was most excited about. But, six months in, I’m realizing something awful. I love my closets because I can shove extra JUNK inside, close the door, and forget…
2-Hour Sunday Routine for a Stress-Free Work Week
2-Hour Sunday Routine for a Stress-Free Work Week

2-Hour Sunday Routine for a Stress-Free Work Week

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sunday marks the end of the weekend and, for me, it also means my last opportunity to prep for the work week ahead. If you’re off on Sundays, or even if you work a shift or two, take a couple hours each week to prep for the following week. It’s calming, organized, and will help…
How to Find Time to Clean the Apartment
How to Find Time to Clean the Apartment

How to Find Time to Clean the Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Everyone likes a clean home. Not everyone likes to clean. Not everyone seems to have the time to clean. Whether or not you enjoy the process, keeping your place clean is necessary. Its better for both your physical and mental health I am a clean freak. When the place isn’t clean, my stress levels are…
Spring Cleaning: A Clean Place and a Happy You!
Spring Cleaning: A Clean Place and a Happy You!

Spring Cleaning: A Clean Place and a Happy You!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Winter has finally made her way out. Like any storm passing through, the season has left a mess, and I’m not just talking about the salt covered roads. There’s that pile of papers that you just didn’t have time to put away or that chair in your room that has a stack of clothes. Your…
Declutter: 20 Garbage-Worthy Items in Your Apartment
Declutter: 20 Garbage-Worthy Items in Your Apartment

Declutter: 20 Garbage-Worthy Items in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
By Emily Harper You have probably been spending a lot of time in your apartment lately, trying to escape the snow and ice or flooding rains. Take a look around. Are you happy with what you see? Do you know that clutter has negative effects on a person’s psychological well-being? A study conducted by Princeton…
Wash or Toss: 6 Everyday Items You Are Probably Forgetting To Clean
Wash or Toss: 6 Everyday Items You Are Probably Forgetting To Clean

Wash or Toss: 6 Everyday Items You Are Probably Forgetting To Clean

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Certain commonly used household items are often forgotten about when you do you weekly (or monthly) apartment cleaning. Think sponges, shower curtains, A/C filters. These items can get just as dirty and bacteria-ridden as your toilet, but are you cleaning them enough?  Here is a quick guide on when to replace, wash or toss as…
Complete Apartment Cleaning Checklist
Complete Apartment Cleaning Checklist

Complete Apartment Cleaning Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Complete Apartment Cleaning Checklist by Chloe Mydlowski I view cleaning my apartment as a positive chore because it helps bring the space to an equilibrium of functionality and effectiveness. It is a simple task, and with a little organization, it can be done in a repeating manner that will never take up too much time,…
How to make that funky room smell go AWAY
How to make that funky room smell go AWAY

How to make that funky room smell go AWAY

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So I wonder sometimes, if smells are like that age-old question, “If a tree falls in the woods and no one’s there to hear it, does it still make a sound?” Except I tend to become the woods after I live somewhere for awhile and need a new nose to tell me something stinks. Like,…