5 Things You'll Need For Your New Home

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Buying and moving into your first home is a huge milestone as a home provides a sense of security, privacy, and convenience. However, there is a lot of planning required when moving into your first home, ranging from doing a walkthrough to taking safety precautions for kids and pets, setting up utilities, and locating necessary functions. You might also be wondering about everything you will need for your new home. To help you make your process easier, here are five things you should have for your first home:

Cleaning Supplies

The first step to moving into your new home is to clean every nook and crevice to give you that fresh start. This helps prepare your home for everything you need, especially when looking to live in a germ-free and clean house. Among cleaning supplies, you will need for your new home include:

  • -Cleaning wipes and spray
  • -Vacuum
  • -Toilet cleaner
  • -Garbage and recycling cans
  • -Trash bags
  • -Wood cleaner
  • -Cleaning gloves
  • -Stainless steel cleaner

Living Room Essentials

Furnishing your living room is one of the most crucial steps to cover. It is based on your new living space in order to achieve a comfortable home. Beside a couch, coffee table, and lighting, your living might need more items. Some things that can make your living room feel complete include:

  • -Seating, such as comfy accent chairs
  • -Window coverings
  • -An entertainment center
  • -Television and sound system
  • -Area rugs
  • -Side tables
  • -Table lamps
  • -Wall decor and art

When purchasing new furniture for your living room, consider obstacles like narrow hallways, hanging light fixtures, and tight stairways.

Safety Essentials

Safety tools and appliances are crucial in every home, ranging from smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to fire extinguishers. The intent is to live in a hazard-free home, ensuring you and your family live comfortably and safely. Some everyday safety items you need for your first house include:

  • -Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors
  • -Fire extinguishers
  • -First-aid kit
  • -New door lock
  • -Flashlights or candles
  • -Hidden key
  • -Lockbox or small vault
  • -Home security system

If necessary, you can consider creating a binder to store emergency contact information, like doctor's details. Equipping your home with safety essentials ensures you are prepared for unforeseen dangers your home is exposed to.

Bedroom Essentials

Since you have plenty of options for designing a perfect bedroom, your bedroom essentials can help you craft the bedroom you desire. From good lighting to soft bedding and a plush rug, here are some bedroom essentials you need for your need home:

  • -A suitable-sized bed and mattress
  • -Bed sheets and pillowcases
  • -Pillows
  • -A large or full-length mirror
  • -A dresser
  • -A chandelier or ceiling spotlights
  • -A nightstand or bedside table
  • -A lamp
  • -A blanket, duvet, or comforter
  • -Rugs for the floor
  • -Small boxes for storage
  • -A small trash bin

Bathroom Supplies

Moving into your first home will likely need a fresh start in your new bathroom. With several things, you can do to make it feel unique and appealing, here is a list of things to buy for your new bathroom.

  • -Bath towels
  • -Shower curtain
  • -Hand soap
  • -Toilet bowl cleaner and brush
  • -Bathroom storage units, such as rolling bins and wall space
  • -Bath mat
  • -Plunger
  • -Small trash bin
  • -New shower heads
  • -Shower mat

Bottom Line

Moving into a new home can be exciting and confusing, especially when you have no idea what you need to make it comfortable and appealing. The above things can get you started by providing insights into what to include in your new home.

At Covington Homes, we can help you buy a home to incorporate things you desire for your family. For more information, contact us to learn more today.

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