29 Things To Help Solve The Apartment Problems You Might Encounter
Not enough outlets? Not a problem.
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1. A leather recoloring balm that'll magically repair faded and scratched color on furniture. It'll come in handy if you purchase used chairs or sofas to affordably furnish your apartment.
2. This squeegee broom because the previous renter left the carpet full of fur from their long-haired pet and you don't want to spend too much time trying to erase all traces of their sheepdog.
3. A folding step stool to help you easily store and reach items on the highest of shelves in your unit.
4. This critter catcher so you can safely trap any spiders and insects that might make their way into your new pad.
5. A scent-free, biodegradable odor eliminator because your space is basically perfect EXCEPT for some stinky odors in the bathroom and closet — you don't know what the heck happened in your apartment before you rented it... Thankfully, this'll get rid of bad smells without leaving behind any perfume-y scents.
6. This garbage guard that'll kill insects that congregate around your trash can and prevent infestations by emitting an odorless vapor.
7. A double extension cord because I don't know which landlords need to hear this but just three outlets in a unit are not enough!!!
8. This Rubbermaid power scrubbing brush so you can give the grout in the bathroom a much-needed cleaning if it has been in less-than-tolerable condition since you first moved in.
9. A hard water stain-remover because the current condition of some of the surfaces in your bathroom make you want to shudder every time you see them.
10. These oven liners to protect the bottom of your oven from any overflowing or dripping dishes you throw in to bake. This'll give you much less to clean and leave the oven looking not-so-terrible for the next person who rents your unit.
11. A set of blackout curtains in case your bedroom includes an east-facing window and you don't want to awake to harsh sunlight hitting your face every morning.
12. This sofa arm table that'll give you way to safely rest a beverage or plate of food somewhere while you kick back in your couch. It's especially useful if you haven't yet (or won't be able to) get yourself a side table for your living room.
13. A stainless-steel cleaner to breathe new life into the stainless-steel fridge, oven, and dishwasher and make them appear as if you're the first person to have rented the unit.
14. This lightweight mover's dolly that can carry up to 1,000 pounds. It's perfect for helping move heavy furniture into your space.
15. An inflatable bed if you don't want to buy a whole new mattress to move into your room but also don't want to sleep on the floor for the first months. It comes with an internal electric pump for fast inflation (under five minutes) and deflation.
16. These vacuum storage bags that'll come in handy for storing extra clothing if your closet space is virtually nonexistent.
17. A mini video projector if you don't have enough space in your studio for a TV but still want a way to watch your favorite movies on a bigger screen.
18. This wake-up light that simulates a sunrise to help you wake up gradually and peacefully instead of in a jarring fashion. It'll totally make up for a lack of windows in your bedroom so you can still feel as if the sun is waking you up.
19. A slide-out storage tower if your kitchen doesn't have too much extra space to offer but you still need a way to make your pantry essentials accessible.
20. This four-bar behind-the-door towel rack so you and all your roommates can have enough space to conveniently hang towels and any clothing items that need to be air-dried.
21. An air purifier to help alleviate your allergies and get rid of the nasty smells lingering around the apartment from the previous renters.
22. This high-rise organizer that's perfect for organizing and maximizing the small amount of space in your medicine cabinet so you can keep all your morning essentials in one place.
23. A pull string so you'll never accidentally tug the fan string when you meant to pull on the light string.
24. This kitchen cart that'll help you add some extra storage space to a tiny kitchen — now your appliances won't have to crowd your countertop.
25. A bottle of Goo Gone for banishing all the mysterious residue you may find smeared across some surfaces in your home. This includes soap residue and tough stains.
26. This waterproof under-the-sink kitchen mat that'll catch any water leaking from sink pipes so you don't have to worry about the plumbing ruining the cabinets.
27. A cold brew maker if the nearest coffee shop from your apartment is a little too far out of the way. This'll let you get your caffeine fix right when you need it and it's soooo easy to use. Just add coffee to the filter, fill with water, and let it sit in the fridge overnight.
29. And this TubShroom because your roommate never cleans the hair they've shed in the shower and you're always left to glove-up and use your hands to pull the stuck strains from the drain. This TubShroom expedites the process and makes it feel a little less gross.
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