Category Archives Cleaning & Maintenance

With temperatures dipping down every day, it’s time to really start thinking about how the colder weather of winter affects your apartment and your bottom line. Unfortunately, no matter what you do, you can’t safeguard completely against heat loss, but there are some unusual things you can do to maximize energy conservation during the winter. By rearranging the furniture in your apartment, you can reduce energy consumption and see the difference in your utility bills each month.

refrigerator cleaning

Used daily, your refrigerator can get nasty – quick. But cleaning it doesn’t have to take all day. Follow these simple steps to freshen your fridge.

clean refrigerator coils

Vacuum your refrigerator coils twice a year to keep your fridge running efficiently. Let’s face it: In the summertime, your refrigerator is your best friend. There’s nothing like the first sip of a cold beverage to cool you off when…

air out apartment

Wet clothes… old cat litter … spoiled meat … these are all serious smells that might funk up your apartment for days. And few odors stick with – or stink up -- a space, as powerfully as cigarette smoke. If you’ve moved into a formerly smoky spot, or have other smelly issues of your own, here are some tips that will help with the toughest odor removal.Few odors stick with – or stink up -- a space, however, as powerfully as cigarette smoke. If you’ve moved into a formerly smoky spot, or have other smelly issues of your own, here are some tips that will help with the toughest odor removal.

clean apartment for move out

Moving into a new apartment is a hard but fun and exciting process. However, you still have obligations to your old landlord, the largest of which is apartment cleaning. Landlords want to rent out your old unit as soon as possible, therefore, you need to deep clean the apartment before your move-out inspection. If you don't, you risk losing your security deposit. Apartment Guide tells you how to clean for a move-out.

How to feel at home

So you’ve done it -- found a new apartment, signed the lease, and moved in. Problem is, your new apartment doesn’t quite feel like home yet. Fortunately, with a little effort, you can get comfortable and minimize those foreign feelings fast.[find-an-apartment] Here are some steps you can take to settle into your new apartment so that you feel at home more quickly.

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