5 Apartment Must Haves

There are many apartment must haves that you will need in order to ensure maximum apartment living comfortability. While you may not have everything on the day you move in, you will need to start collecting things as soon as possible to ensure your comfort is where you want it to be. If you make the right choices, you’ll quickly see you’ll find everything you need without breaking the bank.


A Killer Bed

No…not like the one in ‘Nightmare on Elm Street,” but–rather–one that is awesome. One of the most important apartment must haves for a new apartment is a bed. It is difficult to work and be productive without a bed to sleep in. Buy a bed that offers you the support you need to get a good night’s sleep.


Kitchen Supplies that Work

Don’t skimp here, try and find quality supplies. Collect all of the kitchen supplies that you can. If you don’t want to buy new, you can find many of the things you need at garage sales and thrift stores. You can literally sometimes find Cutco Knives in thrift stores. Pots, pans, flatware, plates, bowls, and cups are easily found. Friends and family may give you items they no longer need.


A Tool Kit for When You Smash the Gaff

A tool kit is another must have. Tools are a must if you plan on putting furniture together or even performing general tasks. Many people carry a small tool kit in their car. Building a small tool kit that includes a hammer, flat head screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, and a utility knife are just a few of the necessary tools you should have on hand. Ace Hardware in West Chester always have these simple sets in stock.

Beyond TP: Bathroom Necessities

Your bathroom necessities are also a must. Towels, washcloths, toiletries, a hairbrush, and any cleaning supplies you may need to keep your bathroom clean and sanitary will need to be collected. Some things can be collected from family and friends, while the toiletries will have to be purchased.


Living Room Essentials

Buying the furniture for your living room may take a little time. You can buy it piece by piece or choose a rent to own plan if you want to get everything at once. If you’re just starting out, mix and match a few pieces. Create your own personal space that you will enjoy coming home too.

When you first move out and are living on your own, there are a few must haves for a new apartment. It will take you awhile to accumulate the items you need. Many items don’t need to be purchased new. You can find many of the things you will need to live a comfortable life. Search out garage sales or thrift stores. You will be surprised at all of the top quality items that can be found for a fraction of what you would spend on them if you bought them new.

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