7 Essential Cleaning Supplies for Moving Out of Your Apartment

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When you move into an apartment, you usually sign a lease stating how long the contract is for. Whether you are preparing to move out following a long or short-term contract, you will likely want to get your security deposit back! So long as there are no damages or issues with unpaid rent, there should […]

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Use These Tips to Prepare Your Apartment for Summer Guests

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Summertime guest season has arrived! With the kids out of school, and the adults having vacation time, many of us get to host friends and loved ones in our apartment this time of year. Make preparing for summer guests a breeze, with these tips. Turn the bathroom into a hotel-style guest bathroom. Remove your personal […]

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Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk – Use These Tips to Remove the Odor

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Soured milk is surely one of the foulest odors around. When it’s seeped into your carpet, that goes double. Not to worry, though, as there are ways to remove spilled milk stains and odors. Here are some methods to clean up milk in carpet. Vinegar. Mix white vinegar with water, in a 50-50 ratio. Spray […]

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Nuking the Problem: Check Out This Simple Microwave Cleaning Trick!

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A microwave is a cook’s best friend! Until, that is, it begins to emit odd odors and sport strange stains. Cleaning a microwave doesn’t have to be a dreaded chore. Make friends with your favorite kitchen appliance again, by using this nifty microwave cleaning technique. It even works for crusted on foods. Take a microwave […]

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Blot Out the Spot: How to Clean the Stains in Your Carpet

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There’s no need to cry over spilled milk; or spilled red wine, soda, juice, or other carpet spoilers. If you know the secrets, removing carpet stains is simple! For any kind of stain the first rule is – do not rub. Blot. Resist the urge to rub because that grinds it into the fibers. Take […]

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Wrapped in Quality: 5 Ways to Keep Your Towels Smelling Fresh

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After you step out of the shower or bath, you want a fresh, clean towel to dry off with. If that towel smells moldy or funky, it’s a problem. You just spent time cleaning yourself, after all, and the last thing you want to encounter is a sour smelling towel. Here are some tips on […]

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Clean Your Apartment the Green and Natural Way

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In the springtime many of us think about tulips blooming and fresh green buds sprouting. Bring that freshness into your apartment when you do spring cleaning. You can start by tossing harsh chemical cleaners and going back to basics. It’s easier than you might think. Here are some natural cleaning solutions. Use plants as natural air […]

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Cleaning on the Clock: How to Clean Your Bedroom in 30 Minutes or Less

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A fresh, clean bedroom will help you rest better, in more ways than one. This room often gets ignored for other rooms that tend to show neglect more obviously. You can spiff up a bedroom in less time than it takes to watch a TV sitcom. Here are some 30-minute bedroom cleaning tips. It’s all […]

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Safely Clean Your Hardwoods and Avoid These 5 Cleaning Solutions

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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 […]

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3 Places in Your Apartment That Allergens May Be Hiding

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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 […]

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