Posts Tagged ‘Health & Safety’

Electrical Outlet Dos and Don’ts

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Practicing electrical outlet safety in your apartment will keep you and any children or pets safe from electrocution. It can also keep your apartment safe from electrical fire and damage. Remember the dos and don’ts when it comes to using the outlets in your apartment. Do: Use Safety Covers on Outlets When Not in Use […] read more

What to Do When Your Landlord Won’t Help You Get Rid of Mold

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Your landlord may not be responsible to help you get rid of mold, but if he is, then you have legal remedies at your disposal. The presence of mold in an apartment that is not removed poses a serious health risk, especially for children. You should work with your landlord to resolve the problem, but […] read more

How to Remove the Smell of Feces?

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Feces smell in an apartment can be difficult to remove. Even after you’ve cleaned up your pet’s or child’s mess, the odor can still linger, making it uncomfortable to entertain or even just relax at home yourself. The sooner you address the problem, the better. Identify the Source of the Feces Smell First, you’ll need […] read more

Finding an Apartment: Ways to Make Street Parking Easier

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The apartment you want may only offer street parking, which can be a pain. It’s easier to manage when the streets are cleared of snow, but when snowfall hits, it can be become even more of a hassle. The streets have to be plowed, and you may have to move your car often for street […] read more

Getting Rid of Fire Ants

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A sting with the poison piperidine is what you may encounter when getting rid of fire ants. They are sometimes called tropical fire or ginger ants and make up almost three hundred species found on almost every continent. They burrow into the ground, mostly near water such as rivers, ponds and well kept, hydrated lawns […] read more

Almost Perfect: Adjusting to an Apartment with Street Parking Only

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Sometimes the perfect apartment has one drawback: street parking. Sometimes having more cars than allotted parking spots may mean you have to park on the street, but other times your apartment offers no parking whatsoever than the space you can find on the side of the street. Adjusting to an apartment with street parking only […] read more

Top 3 Causes of Ants in an Apartment

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Ants are a nuisance in an apartment, because they can tear up fabric and will eat food that has been left out. There are several things that cause ants to be attracted to your apartment. Limiting those causes can help prevent them from even wanting to come in. Here are the top three causes of […] read more

Getting Rid of Carpenter Ants

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Carpenter ants are a very destructive pest in an apartment. They like to make their nests after hollowing out pieces of wood, and they can be very hard to deal with. It will take time, effort and money to do the job, but here are a few tips for getting rid of carpenter ants. Prevent […] read more

All Natural Ways to Keep Out Ants

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Once found inside your home, ants are almost impossible to get eliminate. Because of this, it is extremely important to be proactive and keep out ants before they invade. Below are tips for how to keep ants out of your residence. Where Ants Commonly Appear Ants commonly enter in a home through water pipes and […] read more