Posts Tagged: housekeeping

How to Clean Out Your Closet in 5 Steps
How to Clean Out Your Closet in 5 Steps

How to Clean Out Your Closet in 5 Steps

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Your closet can be a helpful storage space in your home, or it can be such an embarrassing mess you’re just thankful it has a door so visitors never see inside. With a few simple steps, however, you can clean out your closet, leaving only the things you’ll actually use, and you can keep it…
How to Create a Cleaning Schedule
How to Create a Cleaning Schedule

How to Create a Cleaning Schedule

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Keeping your first apartment clean can seem like a serious hassle – things just pile up! If you do your basic cleaning tasks consistently, however, the mess won’t get too overwhelming. If you want to know how to create and stick to a cleaning schedule, keep on reading.  List all your tasks The first step…
How to Clean the Kitchen: The Best Way to Clean Every Kitchen Surface
How to Clean the Kitchen: The Best Way to Clean Every Kitchen Surface

How to Clean the Kitchen: The Best Way to Clean Every Kitchen Surface

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Keeping your kitchen clean is an essential part of living on your own in your first apartment. Want to know the best ways to clean every kitchen surface? Read on below! Backsplash A great place to start cleaning is with your kitchen backsplash. You’ll need cleaning spray and a slightly abrasive brush or sponge. You…
Stained Backsplash in Your Kitchen? Here’s How to Freshen It Up
Stained Backsplash in Your Kitchen? Here’s How to Freshen It Up

Stained Backsplash in Your Kitchen? Here’s How to Freshen It Up

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’re deep cleaning your kitchen and it feels like you’ve covered everything, but somehow, at the same time, it doesn’t quite feel clean yet. You’ve done the dishes, scoured the counters and stovetop, and swept the floor, but what still doesn’t look right? It might be your backsplash.  The kitchen backsplash tends to go overlooked…
How to Declutter Your Apartment Before You Move
How to Declutter Your Apartment Before You Move

How to Declutter Your Apartment Before You Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is a big process, but decluttering is a step that can make the whole process shorter and easier. If anything, moving out is the perfect time to declutter your apartment and get rid of anything you no longer use, but where should you start? If a shorter and easier moving process sounds good to…
How to Clean Your New Apartment Before You Move In
How to Clean Your New Apartment Before You Move In

How to Clean Your New Apartment Before You Move In

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So you’re getting ready to move into your new apartment and want to make sure you get everything cleaned before the big day. Where do you start? There’s a lot to do, and with just a little preparation, you can get your apartment cleaned like a pro. Keep reading to learn how to get your…
Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Task List
Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Task List

Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Task List

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Spring cleaning sounds nice in theory, but it can be overwhelming in execution. Although you want to give your apartment a deep cleaning, you might not always know where to start. If you’re unsure, here’s a thorough spring cleaning task list to get your apartment squeaky clean. 1. Declutter One important task while spring cleaning…
How (and How Often) to Deep Clean Your Fridge
How (and How Often) to Deep Clean Your Fridge

How (and How Often) to Deep Clean Your Fridge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you see a fridge spill or identify a bad smell in your fridge, finding the culprit isn’t always easy. The good news is that you don’t have to find the source to eliminate it – deep-cleaning your fridge should do the trick. Below, learn how (and how often) you should deep clean your fridge.…
Vacuuming vs. Sweeping: Which Situations Call for Which?
Vacuuming vs. Sweeping: Which Situations Call for Which?

Vacuuming vs. Sweeping: Which Situations Call for Which?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it’s time for daily cleaning or a bigger occasion like spring cleaning, some people prefer vacuuming, but sweeping advocates will insist that vacuums aren’t necessary. Others still might sweep and then vacuum instead of doing one or the other. However, in some situations, one might indeed be better than the other. Below, find out…