Posts Tagged: housekeeping

How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture
How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Buying a nice set of patio furniture is a great way to upgrade your first apartment setup and create more space for hosting guests. Outdoor furniture tends to get dirty, however, and over time, dust and dirt can cause permanent stains and fade the color of your furniture. Want some great tips to clean and…
How to Use a Putty Knife in Your First Apartment
How to Use a Putty Knife in Your First Apartment

How to Use a Putty Knife in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A putty knife is a useful tool for many DIY projects, but how can one be useful in your first apartment? There are two great ways you can use a putty knife for first apartment DIY tasks, so read on below to find out how. Choosing a knife The first step to any project is…
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard behind your first apartment, you’ll probably want to take some time to maintain and look after it. A backyard can add value and make your apartment more enjoyable to live in, so read on below for the best tips on how to maintain your first apartment backyard…
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Brick walls are somewhat rare in a first apartment, but they can be a pleasant surprise if you can find them in a low price range. Exposed brick can also present some negatives, however, so read on below to learn about all the important pros and cons to having brick walls in your first apartment.…
What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain
What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain

What to Do If Your First Apartment Washer Won’t Drain

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Learning how to handle small household repairs and leaks is an important part of living on your own for the first time. A common household problem you might not have dealt with before is a clogged washing machine, so read on to learn how to handle it. Take a look at the drain hose The…
How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops
How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops

How to Declutter Your Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets, and Countertops

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Keeping things clean and organized in your first apartment can be tricky. The kitchen tends to get particularly messy since you probably use it every single day, and before too long, you might find that your drawers, cabinets, and countertops are getting unreasonably cluttered. Read on below to learn how to declutter these spaces and…
How to Fix Small Apartment Leaks on Your Own
How to Fix Small Apartment Leaks on Your Own

How to Fix Small Apartment Leaks on Your Own

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When living on your own for the first time, it can be helpful to know how to do some basic repairs, as nobody likes calling the landlord constantly every time they need something little fixed. One of the most common household repairs is fixing small water leaks, so read on below to find out how…
How to Clean Hardwood Floors in Your First Apartment
How to Clean Hardwood Floors in Your First Apartment

How to Clean Hardwood Floors in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The typical first apartment is pretty low-budget, so if you’re lucky enough to have hardwood floors in your first apartment, you’ll want to take care of them! Read on below for everything you’ll need to know to clean and maintain hardwood floors in your first apartment. Sweep or vacuum regularly Regular sweeping is important to…
The 6 Best First Apartment Housekeeping Tips
The 6 Best First Apartment Housekeeping Tips

The 6 Best First Apartment Housekeeping Tips

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the hardest things to get used to when moving into your first apartment is the fact that there’s no one there to run the place but you! This shift can feel exciting, and it is, but it comes with responsibility as well. In your first apartment, you’ll have to be the one to…