Category Archives Cleaning & Utilities

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…

ways to save money on utilitiesWhen it comes to monthly expenses, there are some costs you don't think can get lower, like a utility bill. [find-an-apartment] But with some awareness, a bit of effort and a few phone calls, you might be surprised at how much you can knock down utility costs that once seemed set in stone.

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:

ideal indoor humidity

Longtime apartment dwellers from D.C. to Atlanta and Miami to Houston know more about outdoor humidity than they’d likely care to. Summertime in the East brings sweltering temps and sticky situations. What’s less often considered, however, is your home’s ideal…

In an effort to create a more sustainable Greenville, the city has adopted the Trails & Greenways Master Plan.

Looking for an environmentally-conscious city in South Carolina? Then Greenville might be the right city for you to call home. As the sixth largest city in South Carolina, Greenville is growing and offers a thriving downtown. With mild winters and gorgeous warm summers, it’s no surprise that many want to call Greenville home.

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…

home herb garden

Fresh herbs make great recipes taste even better. However, buying those tiny little packs at the supermarket can really burn a hole in your wallet, particularly if you like using them regularly. Stop throwing your money away. Even in the smallest apartment, you can easily have a home herb garden. Here are 5 herbs to grow at home.

urban cycling for city transportation

There’s a new focus on biking in many cities. And you might say the experience is as familiar as, well, riding a bike. Cities across the nation are embracing green transportation options, and one of those is perhaps the greenest of them all. Bicycles allow city-dwellers to get around with relative ease, as long as they are energetic and careful – and all without burning fossil fuels. This tried, true and tested mode of getting around – ok, it’s a little tiring, too -- just might revolutionize cityscapes. [find-an-apartment]

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