Your First Apartment Checklist For Brownsburg 12/23/2020 You toured the perfect place with the perfect layout for your first apartment. Now, you filled out the lease, packed your bags, and you’re ready to move into your new place. However, knowing what you’ll need for your own place can be hard. What should you think about for your first apartment checklist for Brownsburg?Here’s a checklist of the essentials that you should have when you move in. You might be able to take some of these essential items from your childhood home, but for other bigger items you might need to go to IKEA or Brownsburg’s local furniture outlet. Online stores like Ebay are always helpful. We’ll also show you a quick list of helpful items that can make independent living a little better. Brownsburg First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese necessary household items work perfectly for a one-bedroom apartment, as everyone needs a space to put your bed and clothes. If you are renting a larger apartment, these items also can go in a guest room.Essentials:MattressMinimum of two standard pillowsSheetsBlanket or comforterBedframeDresser drawersCloset hangersNext step up:HeadboardFull length mirrorNightstand and lampCollapsible laundry hamperExtra blanketsTVShoe rackBrownsburg First Apartment Checklist: The Family RoomThe living room is the room where you’ll spend a lot of your time. It’s also the place where you’ll entertain (although all parties end up in the kitchen). Essentials:Sofa or several comfortable chairsAdditional seatingCoffee tableEntertainment center or TV standTVAlso nice:End tablesBookcases for books, DVDs, or accessoriesAccent pillows and cozy blanketsArea rugBrownsburg First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining RoomThe kitchen is easy for a first-time renter because most of your large essentials -- such as the stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher -- are already included. You only really need somewhere to sit in the dining area, but be sure it seats at least four. Even if you live by yourself, it’s good to have enough space to eat with guests.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 basic frying pan or skilletA baking sheetA sharp chef knifePot for boiling waterOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or a buffet for storing extra dishesCoffee potSpices, including salt and pepperDish soap and scrub brushStorage containersPotato peeler, cheese grater, and other cooking itemsA full knife setMixing bowls and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always nice to move in with a fully-stocked fridgeBrownsburg First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom isn’t that hard to stock, as the shower, toilet, sinks, and mirrors are built in. If you’re stocking a guest bathroom, it only requires toilet paper, soap, and a small towel. There are only a few basic items needed for your main or master bath but not as many as in other rooms.Essentials:Toilet paperHand soapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other individual sundriesShampooBath and small hand towelsShower liner, curtain, and hooksToilet brushAlso Nice:Floor matOver the door hooks for towels and bathrobesCup or toothbrush holderBrownsburg First Apartment Checklist: Other ItemsSome household basics can’t be confined to one room. Use these household items for an easy transition.Essentials:Cleaning supplies and productsTrash pails for each roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentSmall tool set which includes a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and small wrenchAlso Nice:Pictures or photos for your wallDesk for your computerPersonal decorationsExtra light bulbsSweeper or mopExtension and charging cordsPatio doormatDuffle bag and towels for the apartment swimming pool and fitness centerMove Into Your First Brownsburg Apartment At Union GreenOf course, the first task on your first apartment checklist should be signing a lease for your new apartment! Come and tour Union Green and learn about the ideal community for your first apartment. Call us at (463) 888-7185 or hit the Schedule a Tour button and take a tour with us soon!