A List Of Essential Items You Need When You Move Into Your First Home

By June 7, 2017Tips
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One would think moving into your first home is easy as pie, but when you’re just a few weeks away from actually moving out from the house you’ve lived in for more than 20 years, you’ll soon realize that it’s far from easy.

You’re so used to having everything you need at home, that when you come to actually move into another place, you’re not even sure what you’re supposed to take with you. Your first thought is to take everything. Everything you own, and anything that can be found in your room, but it is very unlikely that those items will consist of the basic essentials needed for living.

So, whether you’re moving in what a roommate, partner, or on your own, here’s a list of the most basic yet essential items that you need to have when you move in.

Essentials for the kitchen :

  • Plates, large and small plates
  • Cutlery: knives, forks, large and small spoons
  • glasses
  • mugs
  • Set of kitchen knives
  • Stoves (aluminum stoves and another smaller cast iron)
  • Can opener
  • Water jug
  • Bowls
  • Dishes and bowls
  • Jars for food storage
  • Plastic boxes with sealed lids
  • Sponges

Essentials For The Kitchen essential items you need

Appliances :

  • A toaster
  • A coffee machine (filter coffee or espresso)
  • A soda machine
  • Kettle
  • A blender
  • A food processor
  • An electric mixer, etc ..

Appliances essentials items When You Move Into Your First Home

Essential for the dining room/living room :

  • Cushions for the sofa
  • or plaids to put on the sofa
  • Curtains
  • Service trays

Essential for the bedroom :

  • Sheets
  • Pillowcases
  • Mattress cover
  • Bedside lamp

Bedroom Essential Items You Need

Essentials for the bathroom and toilets :

  • Towels
  • Soap dish
  • Shower shelf
  • Toilet brush
  • Towel Hooks
  • Toilet roll holder

Essentials For The Toilets You Need

Cleaning essentials :

  • A brush
  • A mop or a microfibre broom
  • A window squeegee
  • Soft cloths
  • Household gloves
  • Bucket
  • An iron wool

Cleaning Essentials When You Move Into Your First Home

Tool box & extras :

  • Screwdriver set (with several points)
  • Bubble Level
  • Metre
  • Adjustable wrench

Toolbox Essential Items You Need

  • Shoehorn Shoe
  • polish and shoe brushes

Shoehorn Essentials When You Move Into Your First Home

Closing Thoughts

We hope you found this article Helpful  and Instructive !

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