New House Checklist: 4 Must-Have Items For Your New Home

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“New home, new life.” Indeed, it always feels refreshing to have and move into a new home. You leave past bad memories and start creating new ones. You are in control of your new house and the kind of life you want to have.

So, where do you think you should begin? Start by considering and bringing those which are essential to your house. Without these essentials, your dream house won’t come into being. Thus, listed below are the five must-have items for your new home.

1. Bedroom Necessities

On top of the list are your bedroom necessities. After a long day’s work, your bedroom is the first thing that comes into your mind. You get to rejuvenate your weary body, or you can simply dive into your bed and get a goodnight’s sleep. These are some of the important things you need inside your bedroom.


You can have an inflatable mattress or futon as an alternative to bulky bed frames, and this depends on your taste- the size and style you want. What’s important is you have something comfortable to sleep on.

Good Lighting

You need good lighting in your bedroom since it’s the place where you read your books for your me-time or look for clothes inside your closet. You also need good lighting when putting makeup on your face or wearing your favorite lipstick. Investing in lights will also make your room look cozy because of the ambiance it brings.

Mirror, Chair, and Closet

These pieces are necessary to complete your bedroom set-up. Your mirror is for your face, body figure, and outfit’s reflection. Of course, you will need a chair to sit on. Just make sure you’re comfortable with it, and it supports your back. Your closet is a must-have, too, since your garments, clothes, and accessories are stored in here.

2. Kitchen Necessities

The kitchen is another vital part of your house. It’s the place where you prepare your hearty meals for you or your family and friends. Hence, you must have the following kitchen necessities:

Kitchen Cabinets

Of course, you need cabinets for your kitchen to store your cooking tools. However, if you’re a minimalist or saving space, you need not have your cabinets constructed by carpenters. You only need to have ready to assemble kitchen cabinets.

These cabinets are efficient and cost-effective since you need not hire someone to fix it. Also, these are durable since these are made of high-quality materials. Most importantly, they can be easily installed. Lastly, this is also a fun thing to do when moving into a new house.

Cookware and Flatware

You cannot eat without cookware and flatware. Cookware comprises cooking utensils such as saucepans, frying pans, non-stick cooking bowls, and the like. Anything used for cooking food falls under the cookware category. On the other hand, flatware refers to table utensils used for serving and eating food. They are plates, spoons and forks, glasses, and whatnot.

3. Bathroom Necessities

To some, the bathroom is a sanctuary because it’s another avenue to think and spend a lot of time for yourself. Having a good shower will make you feel relieved. Thus, you need to have the following bathroom necessities:

Hanging Shower Caddy

Showering is made effortless because of this must-have item. You need not worry about finding your beauty necessities while taking a shower since they are already within your reach because of the shower caddy.

Toothbrush Holder, Bath Mat, Trash Bin

Toothbrush holder makes brushing your teeth uncomplicated, especially when you’re in a hurry since you do not need to go out of your bathroom and look for your toothbrush. On the other hand, the bath mat is significant to avoid slipping, especially when the floor is slippery. Lastly, you need your trash bin to keep your toilet clean and tidy.

4. Living Room Necessities

The living room is your entertainment area where you watch television or a place where you welcome guests. A house is not a house without a living room. Therefore, you must have the following living room essentials:

Pillows and Throw Blankets

Sometimes, a cozy couch is not enough. You may need your pillows for a more comfortable experience. It may also serve as a beautiful decoration for your sala set. Throw blankets come in handy when you simply want to sit back and watch your favorite movie in your living room, especially when the weather is cold.

Curtains or Drapes

You need curtains or drapes to avoid sun rays from coming into your house. These are also indispensable for your privacy if you do not want your neighbors to see you inside your home. Lastly, these add to the warm atmosphere you want to exude in your living room.


Moving into your new home is not burdensome when you know the essential things to bring. And having these essentials will make your dream house a reality. It’s not as simple as you think it is, but it indeed is worthy of your time and effort. Therefore, have fun organizing your new home.

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