Safely Clean Your Hardwoods and Avoid These 5 Cleaning Solutions


Hardwood floors are a sought after feature for many apartment hunters. However, some apartment dwellers over-think the cleaning process. Hardwoods are simple to care for, yet there are certain things you should not do. Here are some tips on how to clean hardwood floors the right way. Skip vinegar cleaning solutions. While vinegar is a wonder […]


3 Places in Your Apartment That Allergens May Be Hiding


For many of us, allergy season lasts for 12 months at a time. While pollen and outdoor allergens can be the culprits, those irritants could also be lurking in your apartment. Here are a few hidden allergens in your apartment to be on the lookout for. Check your houseplants. It’s likely not the foliage but […]


Cure-All for Cleaning: Learn How to Clean Your Whole Apartment With Vinegar


Everyone loves a bargain! And many of us are looking to incorporate more natural products into our lives. You can save on cleaning supplies, and be kinder to your apartment by cleaning with vinegar. Here are some nifty apartment cleaning tips utilizing that old favorite – distilled vinegar. Drains love vinegar because it makes them […]


Polish Your Windows to a Streak-Free Shine With These Cleaning Tips


We often share green cleaning tips on our Apartment Allure blog, and fortunately you don’t need to rely on chemical rich mixtures to clean your windows. Here are some great window cleaning tips to help polish your windows to a streak-free shine, the environmentally friendly way: Vinegar and Water: This simple and natural cleaning solution is ideal […]


Don’t Overlook the Fridge When Spring Cleaning Your Apartment


When it comes to cleaning the apartment, most people think of vacuuming, dusting and scrubbing the bathroom. While these should all be included on your apartment cleaning checklist, one area that is often overlooked is the refrigerator. For this reason, we wanted to share some helpful tips for how to clean a refridgerator: On a […]


How to Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Dishwasher


If you’ve ever lived without a dishwasher, you understand what a luxury having this appliance is. Not only will it help to make your kitchen more sanitary, but it can drastically improve your quality of life. To get the best results with each load that you run, we wanted to share some helpful tips for […]


Extra Hangers After Spring Cleaning? Check Out These Unique Uses


If your resolution for the new year is to finally get organized, hopefully you’ve had an opportunity to check out our spring cleaning checklist to get your apartment in order. One area in your apartment that can benefit the most from an organization overhaul is your closet. If you’ve taken the time to de-clutter this space […]


Surprise! How to Speed Clean for the Unexpected House Guest


You love your family and friends, but how do you feel when they show up to your home on short notice? If your home is clean and tidy, unannounced guests will not be as much of a burden. Follow these apartment cleaning tips to get the place in shape in the nick of time. Keep all […]


5 Things You May Have Forgotten to Clean in Your Bathroom


Cleaning a bathroom is probably the least desirable item on your to-do list; however, it’s something that needs to be done periodically to maintain a clean apartment. Unfortunately, there is more to this task than just wiping down the countertops and cleaning out the toilet bowl, and we wanted to share 5 things that are […]


Breeze Through Cleaning the Fridge and Freezer of Your Apartment With These Tips


It’s easier to prepare tasty meals in your apartment kitchen when your fridge and freezer are organized and clean. Unfortunately, cleaning these appliances can seem like a daunting task. Use these steps to breeze through cleaning a freezer and refrigerator in less than 30 minutes. Remove the contents of your freezer and refrigerator, placing them in a […]