Your First Apartment Checklist For Fishers 12/23/2020 You discovered the best place with the right floor plan for your first apartment. Now, you filled out the lease, put your stuff in boxes, and you’re ready for moving day. However, knowing what you’ll need for your own place can be hard. What should you think about for your first apartment checklist for Fishers?Here’s a list of the essentials that you’ll want to move in. You might be able to take some of these basic items from your current home, but for other bigger items you might need to go to IKEA or Fishers’s local furniture warehouse. Online stores like Amazon are always helpful. We’ll also provide you with a brief list of helpful things that can make your first year more comfortable. Fishers First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese necessary household items are ideal for a one-bedroom apartment, as you have to have somewhere to put your bed and clothes. If you are leasing a 2- or 3-bedroom apartment, these items also are great for a guest room.Essentials:MattressTwo comfy pillowsSheetsBed quilt or comforterBedframeDresser or armoireClothes hangersAlso nice:HeadboardFull length mirrorBedside table and reading lampCollapsible laundry hamperExtra blanketsTVShoe rackFishers First Apartment Checklist: The Living RoomThe family room is the room where you’ll spend a good amount of your time. It’s also the place where you’ll spend time with guests (although many events end up in the kitchen). Essentials:Sofa or a few comfortable chairsAdditional seatingCoffee tableTV stand or entertainment centerTVAlso nice:End tablesAdditional shelving for books, photos, or decorationsThrow pillows and napping blanketsLarge area rugFishers First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining RoomThe kitchen is easier to know what you need for a new renter because many of your bigger items -- like the refrigerator, dishwasher, and oven -- are already included. You only really need a table and chairs for the dining area, but be sure it seats at least four. Even if you live by yourself, it’s nice to have room for a meal with family or friends.Essentials:Dining table and chairs (for 4)Silverware, plates, and glasses (4 place settings)MugsCan opener, spatula, kitchen scissorsMicrowave-if not providedA good frying pan or skilletA baking sheetA sharp chef knifePot for soupOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or a buffet for extra dishesCoffee potCooking spicesDish soap and scrub brushStorage containersCorkscrew, apple corer, and other kitchen gadgetsA knife set with standMixing bowls and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always nice to move in with a fully-stocked fridgeFishers First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom won’t need too much, as the shower, sinks, toilets, and mirrors are built in. If you have a guest bathroom, you only need toilet paper, hand 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 stock.Essentials:Toilet paperSoapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other individual toiletriesShampoo and conditionerBath and hand towelsShower liner, curtain, and hooksTrash canAlso Nice:Shower matWall hooks for towels and bathrobesCup or toothbrush holderFishers First Apartment Checklist: Other ItemsSome necessities aren’t limited to one room. Consider these household items for a comfortable move.Essentials:Cleaning supplies and productsTrash cans for every roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentBase tool set which includes a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and adjustable wrenchAlso Nice:Wall artworkDesk for your computerSmall accessoriesExtra light bulbsSweeper or mopCharging and extension cordsEntry doormatTowels and bag for the apartment pool and fitness centerMove Into Your First Fishers Apartment At Spark ApartmentsOf course, the first task on your first apartment checklist should be signing a lease for your new apartment! Come and take a tour of Spark Apartments and learn about the perfect community for your first apartment. Call us at (463) 210-1702 or click the Schedule a Tour button and take a tour with us soon!