Posts Tagged: housekeeping

Pros and Cons: Keeping Your Window AC Units in Over the Winter
Pros and Cons: Keeping Your Window AC Units in Over the Winter

Pros and Cons: Keeping Your Window AC Units in Over the Winter

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Window AC units are a popular way to provide air conditioning to apartments with no built-in air conditioning system. These units can be a lifesaver during the hot summer, but is it okay to leave them in during the winter? Read on below for the pros and cons of keeping your window AC units in…
Is a Bidet Toilet Attachment Worth It for Your First Apartment?
Is a Bidet Toilet Attachment Worth It for Your First Apartment?

Is a Bidet Toilet Attachment Worth It for Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As the world moves toward more healthy and environmentally friendly products and lifestyle trends, one thing making a big difference in the bathroom is the bidet. A fully functional standalone bidet isn’t a viable option for everyone, especially renters, so read on below to learn about another great option: Is a bidet toilet attachment worth…
How Do You Know Whether a Vacuum Will Work Well?
How Do You Know Whether a Vacuum Will Work Well?

How Do You Know Whether a Vacuum Will Work Well?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If this is your first time living alone, a vacuum probably isn’t a purchase you’ve made before. A quality vacuum is one of the most useful cleaning tools you can have in your first apartment, but where do you even get started shopping for one? Here are the most important steps to help you know…
4 Ways to Insulate Your First Apartment’s Windows from the Cold
4 Ways to Insulate Your First Apartment’s Windows from the Cold

4 Ways to Insulate Your First Apartment’s Windows from the Cold

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Fall is here, and if you’re a first-time renter this year, you’re most likely beginning to think about how you’re going to keep your apartment nice and warm. If your windows are cheap single-pane ones, common for rental units, they can be a significant source of cold air leaking inside. To learn some of the…
How to Install a Bidet Toilet Attachment
How to Install a Bidet Toilet Attachment

How to Install a Bidet Toilet Attachment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A bidet is one of the best apartment bathroom upgrades you can make, and it can be much easier than you might think. From being more environmentally friendly to giving a fresher clean, a bidet presents a variety of benefits. Read on below for the simple steps to add this helpful cleaning accessory to your…
5 Steps to Take If Your Apartment Floods
5 Steps to Take If Your Apartment Floods

5 Steps to Take If Your Apartment Floods

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A flood in your apartment can throw you for a loop and mess up your comfortable lifestyle, but with the right steps, you can quickly recover and get things back to normal. From stopping the flooding as quickly as possible to restoring and replacing damaged items, here are five steps to take if your apartment…
Do You Need a Dehumidifier in Your First Apartment?
Do You Need a Dehumidifier in Your First Apartment?

Do You Need a Dehumidifier in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A dehumidifier is a device often used to lower the water content of the air in a room or building. Purchasing a dehumidifier can be a useful step in creating a healthier and more comfortable home, but do you really need one? Read on below for four reasons you need a dehumidifier in your first…
How to Clean Your First Apartment Walls Without Damaging the Paint
How to Clean Your First Apartment Walls Without Damaging the Paint

How to Clean Your First Apartment Walls Without Damaging the Paint

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Walls are often one of the most overlooked parts of the apartment when it comes to cleaning, but being sure to keep them clean can help keep your apartment looking well-kept. How should you clean your first apartment walls in a way that won’t damage the paint? Read on below to find out. Always dust…
How Often Should You Clean Each Room in Your First Apartment?
How Often Should You Clean Each Room in Your First Apartment?

How Often Should You Clean Each Room in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s important to develop a good cleaning schedule when moving into your first apartment, but how often do you need to clean each room? Read on below to find out how often you should clean your bedroom, bathroom, and everywhere else, and what common tasks you should make sure to take care of. Bedroom Since…
How to Pet-Proof Your First Apartment
How to Pet-Proof Your First Apartment

How to Pet-Proof Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re dogsitting or catsitting, or you just got your first pet of your own, there are a few simple precautions you can take to limit the damage a pet can do in your apartment. From sectioning off areas of the apartment to spraying no-chew spray on your furniture, read on below for some of…