Your First Apartment Checklist For Westfield 12/23/2020 You toured the best place with the perfect floor plan for your first apartment. Now, you signed the lease, packed your bags, and you’re ready to move. However, knowing what to bring with you can be hard. What items should make the list for your first apartment checklist for Westfield?Here’s a short list of the basics that you’ll want to move in. You might be able to take some of these essential items from your current home, but other bigger items might take a trip to IKEA or Westfield’s local furniture outlet. Online stores like Ebay are good places to find things at, too. We’ll also show you a quick list of extra items that can make your first year easier. Westfield First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese necessary household items work well for a one-bedroom apartment, as you need a place to put your bed and store your clothes. If you have a bigger apartment, these things also can go in a guest room.Essentials:MattressAt least two standard pillowsBed sheetsComforter or BlanketBedframeArmoire or dresserClothes hangersAlso nice:HeadboardFull length mirrorNightstand and lampPortable laundry hamperExtra blanketsTVShoe rackWestfield First Apartment Checklist: The Living RoomThe living room is the space where you’ll spend a good amount of your time. It’s also the room where you’ll have friends and family sit in (although all events wind up in the kitchen). Essentials:Sofa or a few cozy chairsAdditional seatingCoffee tableTV stand or entertainment centerTV, stereo, or other electronicsAlso nice:End tablesShelves for books, photos, or knick-knacksThrow pillows and napping blanketsLarge area rugWestfield First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining AreaThe kitchen is easy for a new renter because most of your large essentials -- like the stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher -- are already in your apartment. You only really need a place to eat in the dining area, but be sure it seats at least four people. Even if you live by yourself, it’s good to eat at the table with friends or family.Essentials:Dining room table and chairs (seats 4)Silverware, plates, and glasses (4 place settings)MugsCan opener, spatula, kitchen scissorsMicrowave-if not providedA good skillet or frying panA baking sheetA sharp chef knifePot for soupOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or china cabinet for storing extra dishesCoffee potSpices, including salt and pepperDish soap and scrub brushplastic or glass storage containersCorkscrew, apple corer, and other well-used gadgetsA knife set with standMeasuring spoons and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always helpful to move in with food already in the fridgeWestfield First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom is rather straightforward, as the bath tub, sinks, toilets, and mirrors are already there. If you have a guest bathroom, you only need toilet paper, soap, and a hand towel. There are only a few essentials needed for your main or master bath, which makes it pretty easy to fill.Essentials:Toilet paperSoapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other personal toiletriesShampoo and conditionerLarge bath and small hand towelsShower liner, shower curtain, and hooksToilet brushAlso Nice:Shower matWall hooks for bathrobes and towelsToothbrush holderWestfield First Apartment Checklist: Other ItemsSome household basics aren’t just for a single room. Use these needed move-in items for a comfortable move.Essentials:Cleaning suppliesTrash cans for every roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentBase tool set of a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and wrenchAlso Nice:Artwork for your wallDesk for your computerPersonal knick-knacksExtra light bulbsMop or sweeperExtension and charging cordsEntry doormatTowels and bag for the apartment pool and fitness centerMove Into Your First Westfield Apartment At Harmony Apartment HomesOf course, the first task on your first apartment checklist should be securing an apartment lease! Come and tour Harmony Apartment Homes and discover the ideal community for your first place. Contact us at (317) 795-0224 or click the Schedule a Tour button and visit us soon!