Category Archives Cleaning & Utilities

declutter toys

While having a child can add so much joy to a parent’s life, these little loved ones also bring certain challenges – including the spatial needs for a family. Living in a rental with a child can feel cramped and cluttered. If you have a child who loves playing with toys, but you don't have a lot of space in your home, there are some simple solutions you can employ to keep your kids’ favorite toys organized and accessible. Want to know more about the best toy storage solutions? We've compiled a list of 4 helpful tips to keep your kids' toys easy to access and out of the way.

steaming versus ironing

Do you understand the benefits of steaming versus ironing and vice versa? Getting out wrinkles is often the most challenging part of finishing laundry, but knowing what to steam and what to iron will help you ensure your clothing looks and feels great.

8 Quick and Easy Closet Upgrades

Is your closet a wasteland of clothes you haven't worn in years and piles upon piles of shoes, handbags, scarves, and more? If so, it might be time for an upgrade-- if only to make it easier to find your…

new-years-reslutions-you-should-make

With the New Year approaching, many of us are racking our brains for our next resolutions. Will this be the year I finally do the thing and am happy? Let’s challenge ourselves to set some goals that we can actually meet.…

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Don’t send your Thanksgiving down the drain! Plumbers report that the day after Thanksgiving is their busiest day of the year for housecalls. [find-an-apartment] Don’t let plumbing woes distract you from your Black Friday shopping this year. Check out these do’s – and mostly don’ts -- for how to treat your apartment plumbing with care after Thanksgiving dinner is cleared away. Stay on friendly terms with your apartment community maintenance team by following these directions!

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-- maintenance can help!…

Today's energy savings bulbs, known as Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) can not only earn your apartment the green seal of approval, but save you some significant cash in the longrun. Better yet, the modern versions of these energy efficient light bulbs - designed for home use - have improved by leaps and bounds.

apartments with garages

When it comes to renting a garage, many consider it a luxury. If budget is tight, then luxuries are out of question: a parking space is convenient enough. Apartments with garages can actually be worth the “splurge,” however. Read on to learn…

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