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60-Item Checklist for a Perfectly Prepared Home

Transitioning into a new home, be it an apartment, condo, or house, requires preparation to ensure a smooth and swift settling-in process. The moving experts at Stallion Moving & Storage have curated an ultimate checklist of 60 essentials for your move, ensuring you’re equipped to make your new place feel like home from day one.

Cleaning Supplies for a Fresh Start

Before unpacking, a thorough clean is essential. Here’s what you’ll need to make your new space sparkle:

  1. Broom
  2. Mop
  3. Paper towels
  4. Soft cloths or sponges
  5. Antibacterial wipes
  6. Glass and mirror cleaner
  7. Vacuum
  8. All-purpose cleaner
  9. Garbage bags

Personalizing Your Space

Transform your new home to reflect your style with these DIY essentials:

  1. Paintbrushes and rollers
  2. Painter’s tape
  3. Ladder
  4. Paint tray
  5. Primer and paint
  6. Plastic tarps
  7. Wood stain
  8. Drawer and cupboard liners

Home Repair Toolkit

Be prepared for home repairs with these handy tools:

  1. Hammer
  2. Assorted nails and screws
  3. Screwdriver set
  4. Pliers
  5. Wrench
  6. Tape measure
  7. Level
  8. Picture hanging wire
  9. Light bulbs
  10. Toilet plunger
  11. Drain snake
  12. Flashlight
  13. Fire extinguisher
  14. Smoke and CO2 detectors
  15. Various batteries

Kitchen Essentials for Culinary Adventures

Stock your kitchen for cooking and dining:

  1. Saucepans and pots
  2. Dishes and cutlery
  3. Colander
  4. Glasses & cups
  5. Measuring tools
  6. Kitchen towels
  7. Small appliances (toaster, kettle, etc.)

Comfortable Linens for Cozy Nights

Ensure a good night’s sleep with these linens:

  1. Pillows
  2. Duvet or comforter
  3. Sheet sets
  4. Towels and bathmat
  5. Blankets

Bathroom Basics for Daily Routines

Equip your bathroom with essentials for a refreshing start:

  1. Shower curtain, rings, and rod
  2. Shower caddy
  3. Bathroom garbage can
  4. Toiletries (shampoo, soap, etc.)
  5. Toothbrushes and holders
  6. Hand soap
  7. Toilet paper

Stylish Storage Solutions

Keep your belongings organized with these storage items:

  1. Hangers
  2. Decorative baskets
  3. Shoe racks
  4. Hooks
  5. Storage bins and boxes
  6. Filing cabinet
  7. Shelves

Preparing for Kids and Pets

If moving with family or pets, remember their daily needs:

  1. Kids’ essentials (toys, clothes, etc.)
  2. Pet supplies (food, bed, toys)

Final Preparations

Don’t forget to set up utilities, forward your mail, and ensure your internet connection is ready. For any moving-related queries, Stallion Moving & Storage experts are here to assist!

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