Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

5 Easy Ways to Go Green in Your Bathroom

Staff Writer

 · May 11, 2010

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Like a green bedroom, having a green bathroom is important. The bathroom is a place where people often use many chemicals and textiles that have a negative impact on the environment, and it is the place where most water in the home is usually used. Green Clean The first step in making your bathroom more […]

Implementing a cleaning schedule is probably one of the best ways to ensure that you stay on top of your tasks around the house. Cleaning is usually not an enjoyable act, but more of an act that is done out of necessity. And, inevitably, if you do not stay on top of your chores, you […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 1, 2010

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Sometimes you may feel a bit overwhelmed when you see the mounting clutter in your child’s bedroom. However, there are ways you can control clutter and feel less anxious about the amount of toys and miscellany that seem to accumulate over time in your child’s domain. 1. A Place for Everything To keep you child’s […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 26, 2010

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Do you want dust mites crawling around your bedroom? Dust mites are very small arachnids that can live amongst you in your bedroom. They eat human skin that sheds. Our skin is constantly shedding, which gives the dust mites a constant source of food. Although it may be difficult to remove them from your bedroom completely, it is possible […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 19, 2010

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Some people have a knack for keeping their apartment clean. While each person manages their home a little differently, you can improve your room’s regular tidiness by organizing a cleaning routine. The best way to do this is to create a cleaning schedule. Cleaning Goals Generally speaking, your goal is to keep your apartment clean, […]

Lisa Bernstein

 · Aug 14, 2009

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Although apartment cleaning can be a challenge, keeping an apartment dust-free can be easier than you think.  Dust comes from a variety of places like skin cells, human and animal hair, and environmental pollutants. With dust invading your home everyday, it’s important to develop regular cleaning habits. Frequent dusting will keep the air clean and […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 20, 2009

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Doing research for this week’s article, I notice that I am probably living with more roommates than I knew was imaginable. Even worse, I am sleeping with most of them. So, as I highlight the nasty story and prevention methods, I am comforted by the sound of the washing machine and the thought of the book I will be reading tonight while I am unable to sleep in my own bed.

Oh My Apartment

 · Jun 30, 2008

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Apartments have a way of transitioning from freshly cleaned spaces to chaotic pits of dirty laundry and dishes, seemingly overnight. We can blame this on any number of factors: the small size of many apartments, the hectic nature of life, or simply the law of entropy. Whatever the reason, it doesn’t change the fact that many of our apartments are disaster zones. Keeping a clean apartment isn’t impossible, but it does require a plan of action.

aptsherpa

 · Jul 16, 2007

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With the New Year quickly approaching, many of us will make a resolution to get organized next year. In small apartments, closet organization is crucial. An organized closet can help prevent clutter from creeping into and engulfing the rest of your apartment. While it may sound about as pleasant as a root canal, creating organized closet systems is easy with the help of some simple, inexpensive tools and a free afternoon.

aptsherpa

 · Dec 18, 2006

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New Years Resolution: Organizing Your Life

It’s almost that time of year again. All year long you’ve been saying “Oh, I’ll do that next year,” and the time is finally upon us. And no, you can’t renege on your new years resolution to organize your apartment. Bet you wish you had only promised to visit your mother more often. Organizing can be difficult in a small apartment; sometimes there just doesn’t seem to be enough room to store everything. But with a few helpful organizing tips, you can really maximize your space, and rid yourself of unnecessary clutter in the New Year – you’ll have to deal with that pesky neighbor on your own.

aptsherpa

 · Dec 12, 2005

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