Posts Tagged ‘Cleaning Tips’

An apartment wall covered with unsightly rust stains

5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Rust Stains In Your Apartment

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Rust is a natural process caused by the exposure of metal to moisture. It turns surfaces brown or orange over time, detracting from their original shiny or matte silver metal finish. read more

Young man rocks out as he dusts his apartment.

The Complete Apartment Dweller’s Dusting Guide

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It’s a chore most dread: you go from room to room armed with a feather duster, sneezing every ten seconds and straining to reach surfaces that are frustratingly just out of reach. read more

When it comes to dealing with heavy-duty spills, you'll want to avoid cleaning with paper towels.

8 Bad Cleaning Habits That are Costing You Time and Energy

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Some view cleaning as a zen experience, while others regard it as a sort of necessary evil. Regardless of your own views on it, there’s no question that it has to be done. But wouldn’t it be nice if we could save both time and energy on our chores by doing them way more quickly […] read more

A young woman suffering from allergies and blowing her nose furiously.

Allergy-Proofing Your Apartment

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Allergy sufferers — a group which more than 50 percent of the US population claims to fall in — typically know what seasons affect them the most and arm themselves with medicines and tools to fight the symptoms well ahead of time. But many people don’t realize that the air we breathe in our homes […] read more

A young woman pulling her Thanksgiving turkey out of the oven.

Preparing Your Thanksgiving Dinner in a Small Kitchen

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Cooking in a small kitchen is difficult enough on a regular day — which is exactly why cooking a big family meal like Thanksgiving dinner in one can be absolutely catastrophic. read more

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7 Things You’re Forgetting to Clean in Your Apartment

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You may run your vacuum religiously and shine your windows every single weekend, but are there still things that you’re forgetting to clean in your apartment? read more

Spring Cleaning

Rites of Spring: 12 Tips to Wash Away Winter Grime

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Winter is the time to snuggle up with soft, cuddly throws, eat comforting soups and stews, and enjoy the challenges of cold weather with friends and family. But when you hear the chirp of the first spring robin and can comfortably leave home without a jacket, it’s time to air out the rooms, quilts, and […] read more

Mildew Removal

Dealing with a Bathroom that Smells like Mildew

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When you think about the bathroom in your home, you (hopefully) like to think about it as an escape, or a temporary oasis where you can take a bubble bath, a long shower, or groom yourself at the end of a long day. Unfortunately, that spa-like oasis feel can quickly go away when your bathroom […] read more

Self-Cleaning Vacuum

Keep Your Apartment Clean Without Cleaning!

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David Berliner, a professor of Anthropology at Université libre de Bruxelles, once said: “Think about buying technological gadgets while opposing child labor and ecological waste, or about condemning theft, then illegally downloading music and movies. Think of those who hold forth about respecting private life, and a moment later post personal photos to Facebook. There […] read more