Your First Apartment Checklist For Fishers 12/23/2020 You found the ideal place with the perfect layout for your first apartment. Now, you filled out the contract, packed your bags, and you’re ready to move into your new place. However, knowing what items you’ll want for your new apartment can get confusing. What items should make the list for your first apartment checklist for Fishers?Here’s a checklist of the basics that you’ll want to move in. You might be able to bring some of these basic items from your old home, but other pieces might take a trip to IKEA or Fishers’s local furniture warehouse. Online stores like Amazon or Target are good places to find things at, too. We’ll also give you a brief list of extra items that can make living on your own a little better. Fishers First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese essential household items are ideal for a one-bedroom apartment, as you need a space to put your bed and clothes. If you are leasing a 2- or 3-bedroom apartment, these items also are great for a guest room.Essentials:MattressMinimum of two standard pillowsSheets and pillowcasesBlanket or comforterBedframeArmoire or dresserClothes hangersAdditional items:Footboard and headboardLarge mirrorBedside table and reading lampPortable laundry hamperAdditional blanketsTelevisionShoe rackFishers First Apartment Checklist: The Living RoomWhether you call it the the family room or the living room, it’s the room where you’ll spend a good amount of your time. It’s also the place where you’ll have friends and family sit in (although many get-togethers end up in the kitchen). Essentials:Sofa or a few comfortable chairsExtra seatingCoffee tableEntertainment center or TV standElectronics such as TV and audio equipmentAlso nice:End tablesShelves for books, photos, or accessoriesThrow pillows and smaller blanketsArea rugFishers First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining AreaThe kitchen is straightforward for a new renter because most of your appliances -- like the refrigerator, dishwasher, and oven -- are already in your apartment. You only really need a place to eat in the dining area, but we recommend being able to seat at least four people. Even if you live alone, it’s nice to have enough space to eat with family or friends.Essentials:Dining room table and chairs (seats 4)Dishware included plates, glasses, and silverware (4 place settings)MugsCan opener, spatula, kitchen scissorsMicrowave-if not providedA good frying pan or skilletA cookie sheetA sharp chef knifePot for boiling waterOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or china cabinet for storing extra dishesCoffee makerCooking spicesDish soap and scrub brushFood storage containersPotato peeler, apple corer, and other well-used gadgetsA full knife setMixing bowls and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always good to move in with a fully-stocked kitchenFishers First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom isn’t that hard to stock, as the shower, sinks, toilets, and mirrors are built in. If you have a guest bathroom, you only need toilet paper, soap, and a small towel. There are only a few basic items needed in your main or master bath but not as many as in your other rooms.Essentials:Toilet paperHand soapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other personal sundriesShampooLarge bath and hand towelsShower liner, shower curtain, and hooksTrash canAlso Nice:Shower matOver the door hooks for bathrobes and towelsCup or toothbrush holderFishers First Apartment Checklist: Other ItemsSome household basics can’t be confined to one room. Consider these needed move-in items for a smooth transition.Essentials:Cleaning suppliesTrash cans for every roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentCompact tool set of a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and small wrenchAlso Nice:Pictures or photos for your wallDesk to work atPersonal knick-knacksExtra light bulbsSweeper or mopExtension and charging cordsPatio doormatDuffle bag and towels for the apartment pool and fitness centerFind Your First Fishers Apartment At The Hamilton Luxury Apartment HomesRemember, the first thing on your first apartment checklist should be securing an apartment lease! Come and take a tour of The Hamilton Luxury Apartment Homes and discover the perfect community for your first place. Call us at 317-900-4375 or click the Schedule a Tour button and visit us soon!