Ready To Move?
For you and your loved ones, moving into a new apartment can be an exciting time. You’ve probably already been dreaming about what your place looks like, your new neighborhood, and the happy memories you’re going to make. But when attempting to recall all of the things you need to make your new apartment feel like a home, the process can also be frustrating.
When moving into a new apartment, there are some necessities you should have. You know you’re going to need the basics, including a bed, a kitchen table, and a living room sofa, but some things you haven’t thought about will need a new spot.
What you need can rely largely on your past living situation. Are you moving into your first apartment and out of your parents’ house? Are you going to get a roommate or multiple roommates? How much room have you got? Based on your particular plans, your new apartment needs can vary, but with the right supplies, you’ll be prepared and relaxed.
New Apartment Necessities Checklist
One of the best ways to get ready for a relocation is by making a list of items you’ll need for your new apartment. To keep track, use this checklist. The kitchen is an easy place to start because you’ll probably have guests over and everybody loves eating.
- Foil & wraps
- Measuring cups
- Can and bottle openers
- Dish towels and a drying rack
- Table & chairs
- Coffee station
- Ice trays
- Counter appliances: toaster, microwave, panini press, blender, etc.
Waste basket, recycling collector and garbage bags
- Paper towels
- Plates, bowls, utensils (dinner and serving)
- Water glasses, wine glasses, mugs and cups
- Frying pans, pots, baking trays, cookware sets
- Cutlery and a cutting board
- Food containers and bags for storage
Next, anything you need for the living room can be marked off. Be sure to consult with them if you have roommates and see if they can provide any of these.
Living Room Items
- Rugs (especially for wood floors)
- Wall art, photos
- TV & TV Stand
- Bookshelves, storage space
- Audio system
- Entertainment center
- Couch, chairs and other living room furniture
- End tables, coffee tables
- DVD players and video game systems
- Additional lighting: table lamps, floor lamps, string lights
- Coasters, magazines
You should move on to your bedroom when you have purchased things for any shared space. Remember that you are going to spend a lot of time sleeping, studying and lounging in your bed, so you want to be as comfortable as possible.
- Bed: mattress, box spring, mattress pad (for additional comfort)
- Bedding set: comforter, throw pillows, sheets, blankets
- Personal TV
- Closet hangers, shoe dividers, clothing bins
- Laundry basket
- Wall decorations
- Alarm clock
- Desk, reading chair
You can have a shared bathroom or a personal bathroom when you move into your new apartment. Remember to carry these things in every case.
New Apartment Needs
You should be in pretty good shape if you’ve crossed the above things off your list. However, special heirlooms that are crucial in creating a friendly home atmosphere can be some of your most valuable belongings.
Miscellaneous things are other necessities to consider while moving into your new apartment. With cleaning supplies, home office supplies, tissues, laundry detergent and dryer sheets, disinfectant, a first aid kit, and a fire extinguisher, always remember to stock your new location.
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