Apartment Do’s and Don’ts

August 8, 2018

| Cylie Miller

Congrats… it’s time to adult!! Moving into your first apartment is an exciting time, but it can also be a little scary, but don’t worry, we’re here to help you make a smooth transition. Here are the do’s and don’ts of your first apartment.

DO use dishwasher detergent for the dishwasher

DON’T substitute dishwasher detergent for dishwashing soap… or else you’ll be dealing with the soapy mess above.

DO check the type of bleach your washer uses

DON’T forget to clean the lint out of the dryer vent

DO wash your sheets at least once every 2 weeks

DON’T forget to wash your towels often as well

DO clean the toilet

DON’T use your toilet as a garbage disposal

DO get renter’s insurance

DON’T microwave metal

DO fill out the move-in checklist after picking up your keys

DON’T forget to fill it out (you have 5 days after key pickup)

DO make your bed each morning !!

DON’T become a slob

DO keep utilities on until your lease end date

DON’T be a bad neighbor

DO have fun!!

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