Apartment Do's and Don'ts

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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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