Essentials For Every Room

Dated: January 12 2024

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Essentials For Every Room

The essentials you need in your home vary by room. That’s why we cover the must-have items you should pack or purchase for every room in your home, including your bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchen, office and living room.

Bathroom Essentials For Your New Home

Though bathrooms are generally some of the smallest rooms in your house, there are still a number of items you’ll need. Your bathroom essentials should include:

  • Shower curtains
  • Shower rods
  • Shower hooks
  • Show caddy
  • Bath soap / shampoo
  • Bath mats
  • Garbage cans
  • Toilet paper
  • Plungers
  • Toilet brushes
  • Hand towels
  • Hair dryer
  • Hand soap
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Personal supplies

Bedroom Essentials

Between sleeping, relaxing and having breakfast in bed, we spend a lot of time in our bedrooms. Make sure yours has everything you need with the following new home bedroom essentials:

  • Mattress
  • Bed frame
  • Sheets
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Blankets
  • Dressers
  • Nightstands
  • Alarms
  • Hamper
  • Curtains
  • Hangers
  • Shoe rack
  • Headboard
  • Clothes
  • Clothes storage
  • Bench or ottoman
  • Accent chairs
  • Vanity
  • Lights and or lamps
  • Nightlight
  • Mirrors

New Home Kitchen Essentials

One of the most-used rooms in your home is the kitchen, where you’ll cook, bake, eat and likely entertain guests. Your kitchen essentials should include:

  • Cookware like pans, skillets, baking sheets and woks.
  • Tools like a cutting board, knife set, meat thermometer, can opener and drying rack.
  • Appliances like a toaster, coffee maker, instant pot, slow cooker and blender.
  • Eating items like plates, utensils, mugs, glasses and bowls.
  • Spices like salt, pepper, thyme and garlic.
  • Cleaning supplies for moving into a new home like paper towels, napkins, dish soap, sponges, dishrags, broom and garbage can.

Office Essentials For New Homeowners

Whether you work out of your home office every day or you only use it once a week to handle your personal finances, your office essentials should include:

  • Computer
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Monitor
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Surge protector
  • Pens and pencils
  • Printer
  • Ink
  • Paper
  • Phone stand
  • Sound system
  • Headphones / headset
  • Filing cabinet or storage
  • Wall décor

Living Room Essentials

Every home should include a space for entertainment and socialization. Your living room essentials should include items that give you and your loved ones a chance to relax and have fun, such as:

  • TV
  • TV stand or mount
  • Remote control
  • Sofa
  • Coffee table
  • End tables
  • Accent chairs
  • Overhead lighting
  • Area rugs
  • Books and bookshelf
  • Lamps
  • Blankets
  • Wall art
  • Sound system
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Trung Duc Doan

There are many reasons why I enjoy helping people with their real estate needs. First and foremost is the deep satisfaction I get from helping them realize their dreams and get through the major trans....

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