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Your “Moving-In” Checklist when Relocating

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Your moving day has finally arrived and amid all the excitement of relocating to your new home, you may find you are missing a lot of “stuff” to get you started. These items may have been tossed, misplaced, or altogether forgotten about during the stress of packing and making your final moving arrangements.

Aaron Bros. Moving System, Inc. has compiled a checklist of “moving-in” essentials that will help you get started in your new space, whether in the kitchen, bathroom, or just general items one may initially overlook. This list will varying depending on what your family’s needs are and what you already have; however, we find it to be a good starting place for your organizational needs (especially for our first-time Chicago apartment dwellers!)

For the Kitchen:

  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Towel Holder
  • Pot Holders
  • Sponges
  • Dish Soap
  • Dish Towels
  • Measuring Cups
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Aluminium Foil and Plastic Wrap
  • Garbage Bags
  • Garbage Can
  • Colander
  • Pots and Pans
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Plates and Bowls
  • Glassware
  • Can Opener
  • Bottle Opener
  • Cutting Boards

For the Bathroom:

  • Shower Curtain and Liner
  • Shower Curtain Rings
  • Bath Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Small Garbage Can
  • Rugs
  • Toiletries*
  • Shower Caddy

For the Bedroom:

  • Sheets
  • Comforter
  • Pillows
  • Hangers
  • Alarm Clock
  • Mirror(s)

Cleaning Supplies:

  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Broom and Dustpan
  • Mop
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Wood Cleaner
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Scrub Brush

*Toiletries:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Razors
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Hair-styling products
  • Lotion
  • Q-tips
  • Cotton Swaps
  • Face Wash

Miscellaneous:

  • Flashlight
  • Batteries
  • Storage Containers
  • Extension Cords
  • Pen and Paper
  • Electrical Power Strips
  • Hammer and Nails
  • Tape-measure
  • Screwdriver
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Local Telephone Book

Whether you decide to unpack first or stock your new home with essentials before your official move-in date, this list will come in handy as a reminder of all the little things we need but may forget about until we are searching for them! Take what applies to you and customize your own “moving-in” checklist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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