First Home Essentials Checklist

Everything you need for a comfortable living space.

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Furniture

  • Sofa
  • Accent chair
  • Coffee table
  • Television cabinet
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Lamps
  • Bookcase
  • Computer desk and chair
  • Bed
  • Nightstand
  • Dresser

Electronics

  • DVD player
  • Television
  • iPod and iPod dock
  • Computer
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffeemaker

Linens

  • Drapery panels
  • Bath towels
  • Shower curtain
  • Tablecloth or placemats
  • Napkins
  • Dish towels
  • 2 sheet sets
  • Duvet cover and comforter
  • Blankets

Kitchen Supplies

  • Potholders
  • Dishes
  • Bowls
  • Mugs
  • Glassware
  • Flatware
  • Pots and pans
  • Tea pot
  • Knives
  • Spices
  • Wine opener
  • Can opener
  • Plastic storage containers
  • Pyrex dishes
  • Cutting board
  • Cookie sheets

Miscellaneous

  • Bed pillows
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
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