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4 Winter Apartment Cleaning Tips You Probably Forget

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4 Winter Apartment Cleaning Tips You Probably Forget

4 Winter Apartment Cleaning Tips You Probably Forget

New Year, New Cleaning Habits

2016 is a fresh start for everyone in Buffalo. Some may change their eating habits, quit smoking, or begin a rigorous exercise regiment, but what about that messy apartment? Whether you live with someone else in Buffalo or alone, your loft or apartment is probably not ship shape. What a better time to to change the way your apartment Buffalo? Here are 5 often forgotten about tips on how to freshen up those Buffalo apartments, and relieve the cabin fever.

The Out of Reach Areas

These are the areas that no one likes to clean. They involve far too much effort and no one ever sees it anyway right? Wrong. The dust and grime buildup in out of reach area hurt the air quality of your Buffalo apartment, especially during the winter, when we are sealed up indoors with all the windows shut. Devote time to the top of your fridge & the back corners of your cabinets. Dust first, then sanitize. Don’t forget about behind the fridge. You might want to invest in some rubber gloves.

Baseboards

Older apartments and lofts around Buffalo can collect dust on and around baseboards. Dust collects far more in the winter, with less air flow. Before you do your standard sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming, give the baseboards a once over. Not only will it look better, but it will eliminate dust buildup.

That Old Mattress

Clean & Flip the old trusty mattress. First, wash your sheets that probably need it. Take the vacuum to the mattress and eliminate any crumbs or other remnants of bed food. Anyone stuck inside their apartments in Buffalo NY knows how many meals end up in the comfort of swaddling blankets while binge watching Netflix. Sprinkle a little baking soda on any stains, followed by a little dish soap or peroxide. Once you’re all cleaned up, flip and rotate the mattress 180 degrees to prevent sagging.

Lights & Ceiling Fans

In another effort to improve the air quality of your apartment in Buffalo, don’t forget about the dust up above. Common surfaces like end tables and headboards are seen so often that it becomes necessary to clean to avoid embarrassment, but the ceiling fixtures aren’t so noticeable. Dust the overhead light fixtures, fan blades, and any other lighting. Use a ladder, and try to use a spotter!
So there you have it Buffalo, a few things to remember when you clean up your apartment. Remember, a clean apartment is a happy apartment!

2015 Annual Toy Donation for Children’s Hospital

Kissling would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2015 Annual Children’s Hospital Toy Donation successful. Your donations will help to make a child’s day this holiday season.

How successful ? We’ll let you be the judge! Check out these photos!

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Kapts.com is your source for finding primer apartments and lofts in Buffalo NY. Thanks again to everyone who donated! You ensured many kids will have a very Merry Christmas!

Thursday “Things-to-Do” – Downtown Architecture Walk

You probably know that Buffalo has a rich architectural history. With buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and parks laid out by the greatest landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, it’s easy to see perfection in both the individual buildings and the city’s plan as a whole.

So, if you’re ever looking for a reason to get our of your apartment on a beautiful day and you like beautiful buildings, here are a few to check out, take the tour. Whether you prefer architecture or history, you’ll have a blast seeing these buildings in person:

The Hotel Lafayette for Carmina Wood Morris and R&P Oak Hill

 

Guaranty Building

 

1932-Exterior

298 Main St.

298 Main Street – Located on Main Street near West Swan Street and Cathedral Park in downtown Buffalo

SPACE AVAILABLE – CALL ROSE SEEGE at (716) 853-2787 ext. 102

History – Situated in the core of downtown Buffalo, 298 Main Street was first developed by Dr. James Platt White in 1881 –  an eminent citizen who was influential in the creation of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine.  The “original” White Building, as it was then known, was 7 stories tall and the first fireproof building in Buffalo.  In 1905, Dr. White’s widow, Mary Anna White, replaced the original building with the current structure – the “new” White Building (now called The Main and Cathedral Building).  Designed by the renowned architecture and structural engineering firm of R.J. Reidpath and Sons, it is constructed from concrete and brick and fronts both Main Street and Cathedral Park.  The building’s architecture is quietly elegant, blending the symmetry of Georgian Architecture with Italian Renaissance design elements such as stone dentil cornices.

Vision – We are adaptively redeveloping 298 Main Street into a mixed-use transit oriented development with Class A office space, live/work loft apartments, penthouse lofts, a stunningly appointed lobby and ground level retail space.  The building will contain 14,000 ft2 of ground floor retail, 45,000 ft2 of office space and 45,000 ft2 of residential space – including 24 live/work lofts on floors 7-10 and two penthouse lofts on floor 11.

Amenities – Among the amenities included in each apartment will be granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, modern energy-efficient lighting fixtures and in-apartment laundry units.  Building amenities will include: 24 hours a day security and valet parking; 16 hours a day concierge; video intercoms to announce guests; and inclusion of utilities (except electric), cable and internet.  All apartments include 1 free parking spot at the Pearl Street parking garage with guaranteed availability of 1 more for a small monthly fee.  NFTA Metro Rail stops (in both directions) are less than 100 feet from the entrances and at least 15 crosstown NFTA Bus Stops are within a ¼ mile radius.

Availability – Contact Rose Seege at (716) 853-2787 ext. 102 for leasing information. – Commercial space is available and can be built out to your requirements.

Highlights

  • Stunning Lobby with Ground Floor Retail
  • Premier Location right on the Metro Rail
  • Secure Building with Card Access & Surveillance Cameras
  • Security Guard in Lobby
  • Concierge & Valet Service Available
  • Elegant Class A Office Space
  • Build to Suit Office and Retail Space
  • Modern Mechanical Systems and Central Air Conditioning
  • LEED Bronze Certification
  • Elegantly Refurbished Elevators
  • In-Apartment Laundry Machines
  • High End Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Parking Spot Included (Residential Only)

Space Available

Build to Suit Ground Floor Retail Space Available

7th – 10th Floor – 24 Live/Work Lofts

11th Floor – Two Penthouse Lofts


For leasing information

Please contact Rose Seege.

(716) 853-2787 ext. 102