Your First Apartment Checklist For Greenwood 12/23/2020 You discovered the ideal place with the perfect layout for your first apartment. Now, you completed the agreement, packed your bags, and you’re ready to move. However, knowing what to bring with you can get confusing. What should be on your first apartment checklist for Greenwood?Here’s a short list 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 for other bigger items you might need to go to IKEA or Greenwood’s local furniture outlet. Online stores like Ebay usually carry these items as well. We’ll also give you a brief list of extra items that can make independent living easier. Greenwood First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese needed household items work well for a one-bedroom apartment, as you have to have a space to put your bed and stash your clothes. If you are renting a bigger apartment, these items also are great for a guest room.Essentials:MattressTwo good pillowsSheetsBed quilt or comforterBedframeArmoire or dresserClothes hangersNext step up:Footboard and headboardLarge mirrorNightstand and reading lampCollapsible laundry hamperExtra blanketsTVShoe rackGreenwood First Apartment Checklist: The Living RoomThe family room is the place where you’ll spend a lot of your time. It’s also the room where you’ll spend time with guests (although many events end up in the kitchen). Essentials:Sofa or a few comfy chairsAdditional seatingCoffee tableEntertainment center or TV standTV, stereo, or other electronicsAlso nice:Side tablesShelves for books, photos, or accessoriesAccent pillows and napping blanketsLarge area rugGreenwood First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining AreaThe kitchen is straightforward for a new renter because most of your large essentials -- such as 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. Even if you live alone, you’ll want to have room for a meal with friends or family.Essentials:Dining room table and chairs (for at least 4)Silverware, plates, and glasses (4 place settings)MugsKitchen scissors, spatula, can openerMicrowave-if not providedA basic skillet or frying panA cookie sheetA good chef knifePot for boiling waterOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or a buffet for extra dishesCoffee makerCooking spicesDish soap and scrub brushplastic or glass storage containersPotato peeler, apple corer, and other cooking itemsA knife set with standMeasuring spoons and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always helpful to move in with food already in the fridgeGreenwood First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom is rather straightforward, as the bath tub, sinks, toilets, and mirrors are built in. If you have a guest bathroom, it only requires toilet paper, soap, and a hand towel. There are only a few essentials needed in your main or master bath, which makes it fairly simple to fill.Essentials:Toilet paperSoapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other individual toiletriesShampooBath and hand towelsShower liner, curtain, and hooksToilet brushAlso Nice:Shower matOver the door hooks for towels and bathrobesToothbrush holderGreenwood First Apartment Checklist: Miscellaneous ItemsSome necessities aren’t just for one room. Buy these necessities for a comfortable move.Essentials:Cleaning supplies and productsTrash cans for every roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentCompact tool set of a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and adjustable wrenchAlso Nice:Artwork for your wallDesk for work or billsPersonal knick-knacksExtra light bulbsMop or sweeperCharging and extension cordsFront doormatDuffle bag and towels for the apartment swimming pool and workout centerTour What Could Be Your First Greenwood Apartment At Bayshore ApartmentsDon’t forget, the first task on your first apartment checklist should be signing a lease for your new apartment! Come and take a tour of Bayshore Apartments and see the perfect community for your first apartment. Call us at 317-886-1849 or hit the Schedule a Tour button and take a tour with us today!