Category Archives Cleaning & Maintenance

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…

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…

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Dorm rooms are filling up with eager students and young adults are moving into their very first apartments. [find-an-apartment] It's pretty tempting to head straight to Target and fill up a cart (or two) with all the things you so desperately want need. But not so fast! You should adopt a habit of smart shopping, buying as many essentials as you can for just a buck at your local discount chain. Allow us to demonstrate...

Expecting guests in your apartment anytime soon? [find-an-apartment] It is imperative that you get your bathroom in tip top shape before they arrive. But how? The following five items should do the trick.

Renting an apartment is a great way to save money, especially if your living arrangements are not permanent. Many people stress the importance of finding a good landlord, but you often don't realize until you move in that it's just as important to be a responsible tenant.

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So once you've found the perfect apartment, completed your walkthrough and moved those boxes, how do you make sure that you're getting the best renting experience? You can start by avoiding these common mistakes.

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