7 Steps to Get Your Security Deposit Back in FULL

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Apartment living tips and help - Advice on how to get security deposit back from landlord as the tenant | rental agreements specify move out dates and requirements

Want to know how to get security deposit back on your apartment? Then you'll love these tips on how to get a full refund of your rental security deposit! Whether or not you paid a small or large security deposit to rent the place you call ‘home’, nothing feels more like a sucker-punch to a renter than when your landlord keeps your deposit after you move out!  The problem is very few renters are aware of their responsibilities and their rights when it comes to getting their refund.  Following these steps every time you rent will make it easier. That's where I want to help! Follow the following steps to ensure you'll get your ...

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17 Best Baking Soda Uses for Cleaning Your Kitchen

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Baking soda uses for kitchen cleaning | how to clean kitchen appliances stove tops, oven, dishwasher, fridge, towels, grout, floors, and more with baking soda!

The number of baking soda uses is truly amazing. There's so much that this little, seemingly bland, white powder can do! One of my favorite ways to use sodium bicarbonate (the chemical name of baking soda) is for cleaning! Today, I’m sharing our top 17 ways of cleaning with baking soda in the kitchen! There is actually a ton more baking soda uses for kitchen cleaning. The seventeen that I chose to include contain some of the more unusual uses that you may not see posted as often, plus a few ‘oldies but goodies’. My goal for this post was to find some less expensive, easier ways of cleaning kitchen items with baking soda, ...

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The Surprisingly Easy Chemical-Free Way to Remove Carpet Stains

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If you've ever had a coffee stain, red Kool-Aid stain, or grape juice stain on your carpet, then you need to know how to remove carpet stains! Keep reading to discover the amazingly easy, chemical-free way to remove even old carpet stains!  Okay, friends...let's just say I move a lot.  A LOT, a lot.  I've typically been a renter, so I've picked up some really good household cleaning tips and tricks along the way, because I'm also one of those people that insist on getting my full rental deposit back when I move from a place.  I got to cheat a little, when it came to picking up these life hacks, because I also worked in apartment ...

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TESTED: How to Actually Remove Yellow Sweat Pit Stains

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Yellow armpit stains on clothes are the pits! Here's how to remove yellow sweat stains from white shirts. I have a confession.  I’m one of those people that wear white shirts with and under everything, and I’m a girl who sweats.  There’s nothing like the perfect, comfy white T, am I right?  Confession number two…I’m also one of those people who develop really gross, yellow pit stains on all of my white shirts, and when they get bad enough, I throw them away!!!  Or at least, I have in the past.  What made me stop and research an alternative was going through my closet, pulling out my absolute favorite, most comfortable white ...

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6 People You Forget to Thank All Year and Gifts They’ll Appreciate

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Great appreciation gift ideas to say thank you to various service industry providers like the mailman, stylist, teacher, military personnel, etc.

Once again, the Christmas holiday is upon us and I’m looking around wondering where the year went!  The older I get, the faster it seems to go.  Part of getting older means hopefully getting wiser too, right? As I get “wiser” I try to focus more and more on gratitude – all of the things in my life that I take for granted and how much they bless me: my car, my “day” job, this blogging opportunity, comfortable shoes, macaroni-and-cheese…okay, okay, I digress, but it’s all true! I also like to use this time of year to remember all of those people who give to me all year long and bless my life as well, and that’s really the focus ...

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How to Deep Clean Your Faucet Sink Handles

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Do you have dirty kitchen faucet handles? Want to know how to clean faucet sink handles from the inside, so you can deep clean those clear acrylic faucet globe handles to really get them to shine? Then keep reading! I was recently invited over to a friend's house for a cooking party...one of those cool little deals where the hostess provides the food and the atmosphere, and all the guests try out the latest and greatest cooking tools on the market while chatting and eating and drinking and just having a good time in general. I arrived a little early, and boy, am I glad I did!  My friend was putting the finishing touches on the ...

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