33 Must-Have Items for New Homeowners

When you’re moving to the new home, there are a lot of things to pack in a box. Obviously, in such a situation, you may miss some essentials to pack, don’t worry! We’re here to help you feel cool & stress-free, thus making your life simpler after you’re fully moved in. Make use of our comprehensive list and enjoy the new-home experience.

The Essentials

Living room

Your living space is the heart of your home where you relax and feel comfortable every evening. What essentials are needed? let’s talk.

  • Surge protectors
  • Coasters
  • Lamps
  • Throw pillows
  • Extension cords
  • TV mounting hardware
  • Modem and router


This is the place where we’d relax and have a good rest after you’ve been moving all day. Ensure that all the essential items are packed in the bedroom box. 

Of course, the items you have in the bedroom need not be perfect yet they must be comfortable.

  • Pillows
  • Mattress Pad/Protector
  • Sheets
  • Blankets or Quilts
  • Bedspread or Comforter
  • Lamp
  • Alarm Clock


There are a lot of items that are needed for cooking. Let’s have a look at what are those items,

  • Coffee Maker
  • Flatware
  • Dinnerware and Glasses
  • Can Opener
  • Bottle Opener/Corkscrew
  • Dish Towels
  • Oven Mitts
  • Plastic Zip Lock Bags
  • Aluminum foil and plastic wrap
  • Dish Soap and Scrubber
  • Paper towels
  • Trash bags


A bathroom is a place where we must feel relaxed and fresh, without proper essentials it’s not possible. 

  • Hand Soap
  • Hand Towels
  • Plunger
  • Toilet Tissue
  • Shower Curtain
  • Shower Rod and Rings
  • Bath Towels
  • Toiletries, including Shampoo, Soap, and Conditioner
  • Nightlight


Cleaning the living area, kitchen, bathroom, the garden gives a fresh and calm feel, otherwise, it will be disgusting to stay at home. 

  • Rubber Gloves
  • Cleaning Rags/Microfiber Cloths
  • Window Cleaner
  • All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Broom and Dust Pan
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner and Brushes
  • Paper Towels


As the technology grows much faster, it’s good to update your new home with some smart home features. If you have WiFi and a smartphone, it would be an effortless addition to your lifestyle. These are home must-haves when you’re ready.

  • Smart Lightbulbs – Control colors, brightness, and more with your phone.
  • Smart Plugs
  • Wireless Speakers.
  • Make use of our checklist to help you decide on essential household items.
  • Appliances
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Lamps
  • Locks
  • Lockbox
  • Keys
  • Alarm System
  • Smart Doorbell
  • Security Camera

We’ve created this list to help you start early, stay motivated, and cool when you’re moving to the new home.