Category Archives Cleaning & Maintenance

valet waste explained

Confession: the first time I heard of valet trash, I wasn’t overly excited. Another fee for a thing I can do myself? Seriously? Who needs it! Fast forward several months later and I can tell you that valet trash is actually one of the most practical advents to modern apartment living.

how to clean for a 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.

You may be Mr. or Ms. Responsible. The idea of getting locked out couldn't possibly happen to you, could it? That is, until it happens. No problem, though. You know exactly where that spare key is! It's just a few…

Dirty dishes piled in kitchen sink, close-up

You've mopped the floors, wiped the sink and washed the dishes, but your kitchen still doesn't smell or feel clean. Perhaps your appliances are to blame, as they are used endlessly throughout the year, withstand lots of spilled or spoiled…

Apartment bedroom with world map on the wall

Squeezing your life into a tiny apartment, home, or condo can be a challenge, but you don’t have to sacrifice style or live knee-high in a sea of clutter. No matter how small, a space can be enjoyable and feel…

Little girl in bed blowing her nose

People with allergies are part of an exclusive (sniffly) club. They're the only people who know how it feels to be constantly at war with everything from dust to pollen to pet hair, all in an effort to continue breathing…

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