Your First Apartment Checklist For Fishers 12/23/2020 You found the ideal place with the perfect layout for your first apartment. Now, you signed the contract, put your stuff in boxes, and you’re ready to move. However, knowing what you’ll need for your own place can be tricky. What should you think about for your first apartment checklist for Fishers?Here’s a short list of the basics that you need to move in. You might be able to take some of these essential items from your childhood home, but other bigger items might take a trip to IKEA or Fishers’s local furniture outlet. Online stores such as Amazon are good places to find things at, too. We’ll also show you a short list of extra items that can make living on your own easier. Fishers First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese essential household items are ideal for a one-bedroom apartment, as everyone needs a space to put your bed and clothes. If you have a bigger apartment, these items also are great for a guest room.Essentials:MattressTwo good pillowsSheetsBed quilt or comforterBedframeDresser drawersCloset hangersAlso nice:Headboard for your bedFull length mirrorNightstand and lampPortable laundry hamperAdditional blanketsTVShoe rackFishers First Apartment Checklist: The Living RoomWhether you call it the living room or the family room, it’s the space where you’ll spend most of your time. It’s also the place where you’ll have friends and family sit in (although most events wind up in the kitchen). Essentials:Couch or several comfy chairsExtra seatingCoffee tableTV stand or entertainment centerTV, stereo, or other electronicsAlso nice:Side tablesShelves for books, DVDs, or knick-knacksAccent pillows and napping blanketsLarge area rugFishers First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining AreaThe kitchen is easy for a new renter because many of your bigger items -- like the refrigerator, dishwasher, and oven -- come with your apartment. You only really need a table and chairs for the dining area, but make sure it seats at least four people. Even if you live alone, it’s good to have enough space to eat with family or friends.Essentials:Dining table and chairs (for 4)Dishware included plates, glasses, and silverware (4 place settings)MugsMixing spoon, can opener, spatulaMicrowave-if not providedA good skillet or frying panA baking sheetA sharp chef knifePot for boiling waterOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or china cabinet for holding extra dishesCoffee makerSpices, including salt and pepperDish soap and scrub brushplastic or glass storage containersPotato peeler, apple corer, and other well-used itemsA full knife setMixing bowls and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always nice to move in with a fully-stocked fridgeFishers First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom is rather straightforward, as the bath tub, toilet, sinks, and mirrors are built in. If you have a guest bathroom, it only requires toilet paper, soap, and a small towel. There are only a few basic items needed in your main or master bath, which makes it fairly easy to fill.Essentials:Toilet paperSoapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other individual sundriesShampoo and conditionerLarge bath and small hand towelsShower liner, curtain, and hooksToilet brushAlso Nice:Floor matOver the door hooks for bathrobes and towelsToothbrush holderFishers First Apartment Checklist: Other ItemsSome necessities aren’t limited to a single room. Consider these needed move-in items for an easy transition.Essentials:Cleaning supplies and productsTrash pails for every roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentSmall tool set that includes a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and small wrenchAlso Nice:Artwork for your wallDesk for your computerSmall knick-knacksExtra light bulbsMop or sweeperExtension and charging cordsPatio doormatDuffle bag and towels for the apartment pool and workout centerMove Into Your First Fishers Apartment At The District at Saxony Apartment HomesOf course, the first item on your first apartment checklist should be securing an apartment lease! Come and tour The District at Saxony Apartment Homes and check out the ideal community for your first apartment. Call us at 317-576-3057 or click the Schedule a Tour button and take a tour with us soon!