Tag Archives: Cleaning

Getting (and Keeping) Your Apartment Clean in 2015

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Many of us set New Year’s Resolutions, often centering on ourselves: we want to lose weight, to quit smoking or to start eating healthier. But what about your living space? If you’re often plagued by clutter and find yourself too tired after a long week of work to really deep clean your apartment, RentSeeker has compiled a few of our favourite ways to get your apartment in tip top shape for 2015. Resolve to get organized this year!
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RentSeeker Hacks: How to Clean Your Apartment with Simple Tricks

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If you’re like us, you’re not a huge fan of cleaning – especially those big jobs that seem to take up your entire Saturday. Thankfully, there are a number of “hacks” you can use to make your apartment cleaning so easy you’ll wonder why you ever dreaded the task so much in the first place. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite life-changing tips that will get your apartment in tip-top shape in no time. RentSeeker Hacks: How to Clean Your Apartment with Simple Tricks Read More

Apartment Deep Cleaning Made Easy

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We all know about spring cleaning, but what about fall cleaning? Before the snow falls, take some time to deep clean your apartment and prepare for the winter ahead. We’re talking about the areas that you might not clean on a weekly basis, like window sills, walls and baseboards. After having your windows open throughout much of the summer months, dirt and dust will have begun to accumulate in these areas without you even realizing it. Banish the grime with RentSeeker’s handy checklist that will make your apartment deep cleaning a breeze (or at least feel like one). Apartment Deep Cleaning Made Easy Read More

Going Green: Apartment Composting

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Many cities across Canada are now offering “green bins” to their residents that can be filled with household organic waste. According to a 2013 Statistics Canada survey, 45 per cent of all Canadian households reported composting kitchen waste and 68 per cent of people with a lawn or garden composted yard and garden waste. More than 60 per cent of these households used curbside collection programs. Going Green: Apartment Composting Read More

Clearing the Air in Your Rental Apartment with Plants

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In the hot, sticky days of summer, it’s not always an option to open your window to get fresh air into your home (especially if you have an air conditioner running at full blast). Help to mitigate the stale air in your apartment by purchasing plants and flowers that clean the air for you naturally, all while beautifying your space. Clearing the Air in Your Rental Apartment with Plants Read More

Get Organized! Space Saving Tips for Small Apartments

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Finding room for all of your possessions can be a challenge if you are living in a smaller apartment. If purging a lot of the things you own is not something that you want to do (or even putting many of your possessions into an off-site storage locker), follow some of our creative tips for making the most out of your cozy space.
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Natural and Eco-Friendly Apartment Cleaning

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We all try to make more environmentally-conscience choices, whether we walk to work instead of drive or recycle all of our paper and plastic products. But what about cleaning our apartment rentals? Many of the cleaning products we buy in stores are filled with chemicals that are hazardous to the environment (and not to mention, our own health). What if we told you that what you clean with is actually ingested by your body? According the Health Canada, the average Canadian family consumes anywhere from 20-40 litres of toxic cleaning products per year. While not all of us have the time to make our own cleaning supplies, there are eco-friendly apartment cleaning options out there. Natural and Eco-Friendly Apartment Cleaning Read More