Complete Checklist for Moving Into A New Apartment

Complete Checklist for Moving Into A New Apartment

Change is good especially when it’s about a change of scenery in the form of moving to a new apartment. It’s quite an exciting process each time either as a college student or an adult looking for new discovery. Usually moving takes a lot of months of planning, it’s necessary to have a checklist to be organized.

There are numerous important household items for a new apartment. When moving into a new apartment there are lots of items to be bought such as toilet soap, tissue paper, plates and just to name a few. We have compiled a complete checklist containing all the essential items needed for moving into a new apartment.

This is a lengthy list and there are many items that you may not need but it would at least help you get a head start.

Checklist for the Kitchen

Setting up the kitchen is quite stressful due to lots of essential items. We compiled a short checklist of the items necessary to a proper kitchen in place in the new apartment.

  • Potato peeler.
  • Spoons and forks (to your need).
  • Chopping board.
  • Knives.
  • Microwave
  • Cooking pots and frying pans.
  • Bowls for cooking and mixing ingredients.
  • Food containers (air tight).
  • Big containers for storing grains.
  • Baskets for storing onions,potatoes and fruits.
  • Garbage bin.
  • Plates and bowls for eating.
  • Spice Jar.
  • Spice box.
  • Towel for the kitchen.
  • Vinegar.
  • Sponge.
  • Dish washer.
  • Garbage bag.
  • Blender.
  • Toaster.
  • Bottle opener.
  • Coffee maker.

Checklist for the bedroom

The bedroom is equally as important as a kitchen but not as stressful. Here are the essential items for a well-furnished bedroom.

  • Pillow
  • Wardrobe.
  • Table.
  • Hangers.
  • Chair.
  • Couch
  • Television.
  • Bookshelves.
  • Mattress.
  • Bed – quality and longevity.
  • Bed spread.
  • Stand.
  • Clock.
  • Pillow case.
  • Blanket.
  • Curtain

Checklist for the washroom

The washroom is quite easy to setup. Here is the list of essential items:

  • Budgets and mugs.
  • Toothbrush holder.
  • Toothbrush.
  • Toothpaste.
  • Toilet brush.
  • Towel.
  • Rag for cleaning wet surface.
  • Laundry soap and detergent.
  • Mop for cleaning the washroom’s floor.
  • Trash Can
  • Soap.
  • Soap Dish.
  • Lotion.
  • Medium size mirror.
  • Toiletries.

Checklist for the miscellaneous items

After the kitchen, living room, and bedroom there are some essential items left out.

  • General mob for cleaning the house.
  • Dustbin.
  • Broom.
  • Air freshener.
  • Pressing table and iron.
  • Extra light bulbs.
  • Screw driver.
  • First aid kit.
  • Tape.
  • Wrench.
  • Lighter.
  • Hammer.
  • Battery.
  • Rain coat.
  • Flashlight.


Where ever are you are relocating or moving to, these are the essential items necessary to make a smooth transition into your new home.

Moving to a new apartment is tedious and stressful, to say the least. You could forget a valuable item back at your previous house. It’s best advised to pack a night be moving out.

When you arrive at the new apartment take your time to unpack. You can use our checklist but feel free to alter it to suit your needs. Hopefully, our checklist made it easier for the moving and added to the excitement of a new beginning.

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