The Top Must Haves Before Moving Into a New Apartment

When our residents start moving into their new apartments, it’s important that they know what to bring. You won’t want to be without a pillow on the first night in your new home, nor a bath rug after your first shower. To avoid having you scramble last minute to the nearest Walgreens for a quick cleaning supplies run, Homeshare has compiled a basic checklist for the necessary items you need to enjoy a smooth move-in process.

Without further delay, here are all the things you’ll need for your apartment move-in checklist:

Immaculate white kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a minimalist design.

Kitchen Supplies

  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Cutlery
  • Plates
  • Bowls
  • Cutting Board
  • Cups, Mugs, Glasses
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Ladles
  • Knives
  • Spatulas
  • Can Opener
  • Peeler
  • Corkscrew
  • Measuring Cups
  • Blender
  • Napkins
  • Paper Towels
  • Strainer
  • Pot Holders
  • Oven Mitts
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Whisks
  • Wooden Spoons
  • Teapot or Coffeemaker
  • Electric Kettles
  • Coffeemaker
  • Plastic Wrap/Aluminum Foil/Parchment Paper
  • Food storage containers
  • Dish Soap and Sponges
  • Trash Bags
  • Trash Bin
  • Utensil Holder
  • Grater
  • Food Thermometer
  • Apron
  • Kitchen Towel
  • Kitchen Scissors
  • Baking Sheets and Pans
  • Rolling Pin

Bathroom with white walls and charcoal black accents.

Bathroom Supplies

  • Hand Soap
  • Soap Dish
  • Hand Towel
  • Bath/Shower Towel
  • Shower Curtain
  • Bath Mats
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Plunger

Vibrant colorful living room with a pink, off-white, and green color palette.

Living/Dining Room Necessities

  • Couch
  • Living Room Lamp
  • Dining Table
  • Chairs
  • TV
  • Coffee Table
  • Wall Clock
  • Bookshelves

Tidy bedroom with an artpiece on the wall depicting a blue propellor plane. Pillows on the white bed are gray, forest green, baby pink, and sea blue.

For Your Bedroom

  • Bed
  • Mattress
  • Sheets
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases
  • Blankets
  • Nightstand
  • Desk
  • Desk Lamp
  • Closet Hangers
  • Dresser
  • Mirrors
  • Laundry Hamper
  • Rug

Luxury living room with a silver and black color palette. Very modern, with lots of natural lighting.

Miscellaneous Supplies

  • Vacuum
  • Bleach
  • Broom and Dustpan
  • Garbage bags
  • Toolkit
  • Stepstool
  • First Aid Kit
  • Extension Cords
  • House Decor
  • Air Purifier

With all these household commodities in a condensed check-list at your service, there should be no problem with any forgotten items during your move-in. Check out our Moving Guide to ensure a comfortable beginning at one of our affordable, luxurious apartments!

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