Tile Floor Cleaning

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It’s common to find tile floors in bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms. Aside from looking marvelous, and they’re easy to clean and incredibly strong. Properly cleaning your tile will keep it lovely longer and bring out the best of your apartment. Learn how to clean your tile flooring correctly so you can continue to enjoy Read More »

Thoroughly Clean Your Apartment After Overcoming an Illness

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In order to prevent the spread of a sickness, it is critical to thoroughly clean your entire apartment. Proper handwashing is necessary, but the sickness has probably spread throughout your apartment. Even after you overcome an illness, a number of viruses can survive on hard surfaces for twelve to fourteen days! Whether you or a Read More »

Rest Assured You Will Receive Your Security Deposit

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When you move into a new apartment, you should expect to pay a security deposit. This is usually the same amount as one month’s rent and, theoretically, will pay for any damages against the apartment you are responsible during the lease agreement. If you leave the apartment as healthy or perhaps better than when you Read More »

Moving to a Different Unit in the Same Building

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It’s normal to outgrow what you once loved. You might appreciate the building, apartment community, or even the neighborhood. That doesn’t mean you are exempt from needing something different that was once great for you. If you still want to live in the same apartment building, but need a different unit, congratulations, this happens to Read More »

Make a Spot to Study in Your Apartment

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Nothing beats the freedom of living off campus, but the catch is you may be a bit further away from libraries and other buildings to study at. Fortunately, it’s easy to create a spot in your apartment for you to study. Designating a spot to study in your apartment will allow you to focus better Read More »

How to Fight Your Apartment’s Drafts

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The insulation in old buildings has worn away causing them to poorly retain heat and air conditioning. With age, the doors won’t sit on the hinges as well and the windows won’t fit just right, creating drafts. Fortunately, there are many ways to fight the inevitable drafts in older apartment buildings. Managing the Drafts You Read More »

Furnishing an Apartment

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There are many things to keep in mind that will make furnishing your apartment easier. Avoid purchasing furniture that’s large and awkward as this will only eat up space in your apartment.  Likewise, keep away from furniture that doesn’t serve a purpose or better yet, keep your eyes peeled for multi-purpose furniture. Everyone wants to Read More »

Deep-Clean an Apartment Kitchen

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It is important to clean the kitchen every day, but it is necessary to exceed a standard kitchen cleaning once each week to keep your daily cleanings minimal. If you’re expecting company or if your kitchen needs a little more love than usual, this list will help you get your kitchen looking ship-shape. Budget about Read More »

How to Keep Your Roommates Happy

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Living in the city normally means a higher cost of living. Most people choose to split an apartment with a roommate or two to keep costs down. While it can be difficult at times, it’s usually a fun experience and better than living alone. Set yourself up for success and keep these tips in mind Read More »

Clean an Apartment Bathroom in Fifteen Minutes or Less

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Following your kitchen, the next most important room to keep clean is your bathroom. Healthy practice would be to clean your bathroom once a week, but twice wouldn’t hurt. Fortunately, since your bathroom is most likely one of the smaller rooms in your apartment, it should be relatively quick. With the proper routine, you can Read More »