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New House Essentials Checklist

New House Essentials Checklist

Checklist Of Essentials For Your New House In Pakistan

Having a newly built house is undoubtedly a great benison and moving into is exciting yet stressful all at the same time. You manage it yourself or you have family and friends to help you, it will still take a lot of time to settle in and there are certain New House Essentials that must not be missed. You will have to do proper planning and make a complete checklist to get things together before you move in. The list of these things is unendingly long and you would certainly miss many items if you go without having a list in your hand and ticking all the items secured. In order to unburden you, we have put together all the Household Essentials here that would help you a great deal.

Each portion and part of the house has different needs that you will need to buy and it also depends on what you already have for each room. Below is the Moving Into A New House Checklist of essential items that are needed for your new apartment in Pakistan:

Hall/Living Room Essentials

Items that ought to be in the hall/living area include:

  • Doorbell and/or knocker
  • Light at the entryway
  • Doormat or welcome mat at the front door
  • Sofa/couch
  • Rug or mat on the inside of the entryway
  • Shoe cabinet or storage cabinet for coats, umbrellas, etc.
  • Bookshelf
  • Key hooks
  • Mirror near the entry (for a quick check before you leave home)
  • Coffee table
  • Chairs
  • TV
  • TV stand
  • Lamps and floor lamps where required
  • Carpet or rugs
  • Paintings or art for the walls
  • Home theatre system or soundbar
  • Cable/Dish setup
  • Streaming or casting devices like Firestick/chrome cast
  • Side tables
  • Curtain rods and hooks
  • Stools (can be used as seating or as a pot stand)
  • Vase for flowers
  • Indoor plants
  • Fan ceiling or standing
  • Curtains if you have windows in the hall and also for the doors that open to the hall
  • Pelmets or other window dressing options
  • AC/Heater or cooler
  • Clock

Master Bedroom Essentials

Items required in the master bedroom include:

  • Bed
  • Mattress
  • Blankets
  • Bedsheets and spreads
  • Pillow
  • Pillow covers
  • Bedside table
  • Window dressing
  • Curtains/drapes or shutters
  • Curtain rods and hooks
  • Lighting
  • Chairs (if needed)
  • Rugs
  • Fan
  • Mirror
  • AC/Heater
  • Bedside lamp or a reading lamp
  • Dresser/dressing table
  • Chest of draws for additional storage
  • Paintings or artwork /framed pictures
  • TV (If you need one)
  • TV stand or entertainment stand
  • Hangers for clothes
  • Clock
  • Cupboards
  • Shelves for the closet and shelf liners
  • A shoe rack or storage space
  • Trash can

For More See: Most Important Bedroom Essentials List

Kitchen Essentials

The items that are required in the kitchen are:

  • Gas connection
  • Gas stove
  • Induction stove
  • Plates
  • Electric Chimney
  • Strainer
  • Pots and pans
  • Groceries
  • Double boiler /milk cooker
  • Silverware
  • Glassware
  • Cups and saucers
  • Freezer
  • Sinks
  • Ice Trays
  • Taps
  • Fridge
  • Trash cans
  • Spatulas, ladles, and serving spoons
  • Containers for storage of food
  • Trash bags
  • Containers for storage of kitchen utensils
  • Cutting board
  • Microwave
  • Knives and knife stand
  • Dish towels and oven mitts
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Water purifier
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookers and rice cooker
  • Mixer/food processor
  • Coffee maker
  • Dish soap
  • Timer /clock
  • Storage space

Dining Area Essentials

The things you would need in the dining area are:

  • Dining table
  • Tablecloth
  • Dining table chairs
  • Table runners
  • Placemats
  • Storage cabinet for silverware
  • Water jug
  • Glasses or tumblers
  • Salt and pepper shakers
  • Fruit bowl
  • Coasters
  • Overhead light
  • Fruits

Bathroom Essentials

This new home checklist is only for the things that you need in your bathroom–

  • Showerhead
  • Hand shower
  • Water heater
  • Health faucet /toilet paper and holder
  • Shower curtain rod and hooks
  • Toilet brush
  • Shower curtains
  • Plunger
  • Towels and hand towels
  • Towel racks
  • Bathmat
  • Lighting
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Hand wash
  • Bucket
  • Mug
  • Bathroom essentials like soap shampoo etc
  • Air freshener or candles
  • Bathroom Scale
  • Mirrors
  • Shower caddy
  • Trash can

Common Items for the Rest of the House

These non-specific essentials are also required to be bought:

  • Brooms
  • Cobweb Broom
  • Washing machine
  • Step ladder
  • Laundry basket
  • Mops
  • Dustpans storage cupboard for cleaning essentials
  • Iron
  • Moping bucket
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Ironing board
  • Glass cleaner
  • Extension cords
  • Spare tube lights/light bulbs
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Paper towels
  • Torch
  • Emergency lamp
  • Emergency First aid kit
  • Matches
  • Bottle openers
  • Bug spray
  • Coat Rack
  • Can opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Stabilizer
  • Smoke detector
  • Clothes drying rack
  • Watering can
  • Umbrellas
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Dusters
  • Tools like a hammer, nails, and measuring tape
  • Umbrella stand
  • Storage organizers
  • Clothespins
  • Sewing kit

See Also: Complete Guidelines For A Childproof House

Moreover, these are the things that we recommend and some of them could be extraneous to you as per your context and need and some of your essentials might have been skipped by us. So, have a thorough look at the list and identify the items that you require. Although, all the items listed in every section should be there in an ideal situation and especially since the house is new so these are one-time purchase items that you should equip your respective room with. When you go shopping we would suggest you have a printout of this list so that you cannot miss anything. We wish you a happy life in your new home!

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