Moving into a new home is an exciting process but it can also be overwhelming, especially when it comes to deciding what needs to be unpacked first. It seems like you have a million things on your mind and to-do lists that need to get done from furnishing the living room, organizing the bedrooms and unloading boxes of kitchen appliances.  

Now that you are officially in your new place, how do you make sure everything gets taken care of? There’s more than meets the eye than just figuring out where each item should go – it’s time for prioritizing! With our guide below, we’ll provide some tried-and-true tips as well as considerations while working through which items should be tackled first after moving into your dream home. 

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The Essentials 

When moving into a new place, it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start with unpacking. However, it’s important to prioritize and focus on the essentials first. Before worrying about decorative items or kitchen gadgets, make sure that you have unpacked your clothing, toiletries, and bed sheets. 

Having clean clothes and a comfortable place to sleep are key to feeling settled in your new home. Once these essentials are taken care of, you can start tackling the rest of the boxes with a clearer mind. Remember to take breaks and pace yourself, and in no time your new place will feel like home. 

Cooking Tools 

Moving can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, but one thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is going hungry. As soon as you get to your new place, make sure to locate your essential cooking items. These could be pots and pans, utensils, or even your trusty can opener.  

Having these items on hand will allow you to whip up a quick meal and satisfy your hunger without having to resort to take-out or fast food. And of course, there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying a delicious homemade meal in your new home. So, take a deep breath, locate those cooking essentials, and get ready to enjoy a tasty meal in your new abode. 

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Comfortable Places 

Moving can be a stressful and tiring experience, so it’s important to ensure that there are places to sit down and relax once you’ve arrived at your new home. Setting up your kitchen table can ensure that you have a comfortable place to sit for your meals even while you are still unpacking. Having comfortable seating options in your new home can make all the difference in creating a space that feels warm and inviting.  

Cleaning Supplies 

After a move, the last thing you want is to feel overwhelmed by the task of cleaning and organizing your new space. One way to make the process easier is to ensure that you have all the cleaning supplies you need on hand and ready to go. From window cleaner to dust cloths, taking the time to gather everything you need beforehand will save you time and make the job feel much more manageable.  

Once you have everything you need, be sure to find a designated spot to keep your supplies, making it easy to access them whenever you need to clean or tidy up. With a little preparation, you can keep your new home looking sparkly clean and wonderfully inviting.

Take it One Step at a Time 

Moving into a new home is both exciting and overwhelming. We suggest taking things one step at a time and prioritizing your comfort. Take out the essentials like a change of clothes, toiletries, and bed sheets, to ensure you will be comfortable. Next, get your kitchen stocked with cookware and utensils so you can start preparing meals in your new home.  

Then assemble furniture pieces to make it feel like your own space. Last but not least, put away cleaning supplies so you can keep your home clean and organized. With these steps completed, you’ll have created a warm and inviting environment for yourself and anyone else living with you in the new place.  

WayForth is here to help take the stress and hassle out of moving. Whether you need help with downsizing, packing and unpacking, or storage services, we are here to help. Contact us today at 1-844-WAYFORTH for help with your next move. 

About the Author: WayForth

WayForth is the definitive provider of comprehensive and personalized moving solutions for life and business. Since 2016, WayForth has led the way in move management, providing solutions to over 15,000 individuals and families. How you move matters and no matter the destination, WayForth serves as a guide making life’s transitions easier to navigate. Call 1.844.WAYFORTH today to learn how we can help with your next move!
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