Renting is far from glamorous. Don’t get me wrong — it’s still better than living with your parents, but taking care of an apartment and making sure no permanent damage happens is easier said than done. Who would have guessed that you actually have to clean your apartment and store your things properly so that they don’t become a fire hazard? Gone are the days when you could let your dirty laundry pile up in your dorm room and no one, not even your RA, could say anything about it. If you’re still figuring out this whole “living on your own” thing, then take a look at these hacks that every renter should know.