Are you moving into your first home or apartment? Well, congratulations, you are officially entering the most exciting phase of your independent life. 

But as you may already know, moving into your first place is not as easy as we would like to think, it involves plenty of planning and hard work. 

From getting new furniture to figuring out your aesthetic there are many things to consider. It is all on you to make sure that your new space is comfortable and welcoming so that you actually enjoy being there. 

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Here are some tips to help you along the way if you are moving into a new place. 

1. Bedding

Home is where you lay your head. That is why a bed, a mattress, a pillow, and some bed sheets should be the first items you acquire for your new apartment. 

You will also need a mattress topper and any other bedding that will make your place feel like home. Just don’t entertain the thought of sleeping on the floor even for a day.

2. Cleaning essentials

Stock up on cleaning essentials in advance. These include cleaning products, vacuum cleaner. broom and dustpan, and a mop. There are lots of different cleaning products available so buy your favourites, important essentials inlclude, paper towels, disinfectants, glass cleaner, and multi-surface cleaner. 

3. Kitchen essentials

If your kitchen is not as modern as you would want it to be, you may have to invest in kitchen remodeling in order to give it the class and functionality you prefer. Remember that the kitchen is the heart of every home, regardless of its size. 

It is the place where you will be making your meals, where your family will be gathering at least twice every day, and where most of your fond memories will be made. You need this particular space within your home to function smoothly and operate with ease. 

So, besides kitchen remodeling, experts at GVD Renovations suggest that their clients are always looking for other key additions that are just as essential to the kitchen’s use, design and feel, including a coffee maker, a stove, a toaster, a microwave, some pots, a blender, a mixer, among other cookware. A fridge and some dishes will be important as well.

If your budget allows, it will be best to purchase a complete kitchen tools set. All the items you need for the kitchen will be included in the set so you will not have to worry about forgetting anything essential. While at it, ensure that your dishes are stylish and beautiful, solid colours like white always add a classy touch.

4. Living room essentials

If you are tight on budget, you can leave the living room for later. You will survive comfortably with nothing in the living room, or even without a living room all together. 

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But if you have the money, or if you have a dream of one day living in a cozy and welcoming space, then you will need to budget for a few items. Some wall décor, a couple of couches, a TV, a small TV cabinet, a coasters table, some table lamps, a few tables, and a carpet will be great for a start.

5. Bathroom essentials

A shower curtain is a must if you don’t want to damage the new home’s floor. Self-care items such as toiletries and oral hygiene products are also essential. 

Other bathroom items include soap, a bath mat, a shower head, and rings. Believe it or not, the bathroom could be the first room you use immediately when you move in.