Apartment Do's and Don'ts


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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