Category Archives Cleaning & Maintenance

It's almost springtime, and you know what that means … spring cleaning! Alright, it's not that exciting, but it is necessary. As much as I don't like to spring clean, there's nothing better than the fresh feel my apartment has…

From your cable and Internet bill to utilities like heat and electricity, there are a lot of costs that must be added into your monthly budget (as I discovered upon moving into my first apartment). There are always ways, however, of…

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…

When I was little, my parents used to tell me to not let the bed bugs bite when they would tuck me in at night. Back then, the phrase was almost comforting, and I didn't think much of it. After…

Having a good, trusty crockpot is a real time saver and a sure way to beat mealtime blues. Crockpots are ideal for apartment cooking, as it is safe and requires little space. For roommates, crockpot cooking makes mealtime a far…

Your apartment could be as clean and organized as possible, but if the space doesn't smell great, your guests will only be focused on the unpleasant scent. I always stock up on candles, but those seem to disappear after only…

As the days grow longer, the temperature warms up and we set our clocks forward, many people also start spring cleaning. Finally, the chill of winter is falling away, and we eagerly open our windows for fresh air. Because spring…

You know to clean all the obvious spots around your place - floors, bathtubs, sinks, tables, etc. But are there areas of your apartment that you don’t clean, like, ever? [find-an-apartment] Here are some apartment spots that tend to get neglected most often come cleaning time:

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…

Top 5 DIY Skills You Should Know

One of the best parts about living in an apartment is that when something goes wrong (like the heat isn't working or the toilet won't stop running), you don't really have to take care of it yourself. That's what maintenance…

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