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Simple Apartment Cleaning Tips: Hard Water Stains

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Because you don’t know who lived in the space before you, apartment cleaning can be more difficult than you anticipate. If they have sat for a long time, removing hard water stains can be particularly frustrating. The following tips will assist you with cleaning hard water stains. A Hard Bristle Brush Believe it or not, […] read more

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10 Practical Uses for Distilled Vinegar

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A home without distilled vinegar is not a home. Okay, that might be a little extreme but for its many uses a home needs-or at least should have a bottle of vinegar on hand at all times. Here are 10 good reasons why. Household Uses – Zap carpet stains with vinegar and dish washing liquid. […] read more

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4 Tips to Clean Shag Area Rugs

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Shag area rugs can be attractive and comfortable, but that dense plush fiber that makes the rugs so comfortable to walk on also makes the rugs more difficult to clean than other carpet and rugs. To clean your shag rugs, keep the following tips in mind: 1 – Clean Often The best way to make […] read more

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4 Reasons to Steam Clean Your Carpet

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There are many reasons to steam clean your carpet, rather than renting a carpet shampooer. With steam cleaning, you’ll get far better results and you won’t negatively impact your health in the process. Here are 4 reasons to steam clean: 1. Get Rid of Dust Mites If you’re always coughing when you sit on or […] read more

How to Clean Oak Furniture

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While owning oak furniture adds a traditional and classic look to any apartment, they do require more care and maintenance than other furniture options. You’ll need to set a regular schedule to clean them, and there are times in between that you’ll need to get rid of dirt and stains. Protecting this asset is important, […] read more

How Often Should You Steam Clean Your Carpet

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The decision to steam clean a carpet is a smart one. The process is free of toxic chemicals and you’ll get rid of bacteria, viruses and other contaminants that are growing on the floors, which means you’ll improve the quality of the air in your apartment. The next determination you’ll need to make is how […] read more

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How to Safely Remove Mold and Mildew

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It’s important that you remove mold and mildew from your apartment as soon as you notice it. Mold and mildew grow where there’s moisture, such as in a bathroom or kitchen area. Everyday activities can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, such as spilling water on the carpet that doesn’t dry immediately. Whatever […] read more

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How to Organize Your Cleaning Supplies

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Every renter needs a small stash of basic cleaning supplies to keep their apartment clean and sanitary. However, the chemicals found in many generic and brand name products are harmful to those living in your home, especially children. They can also poison pets and plants. Prevent disastrous accidents from occurring by organizing cleaning your supplies […] read more

How to Remove Water Stains from Wood

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Wood furniture is beautiful and great for everything from dining room tables to bedside nightstands. Wood furniture can complement any room in the home but when accidents happen and water stains occur, it can be very disheartening. If you want to save your wooden furniture after this type of stain happens there are a few […] read more