First Day Essentials

First Day Essentials

There’s a lot to plan when making a move, make sure to have some basic essential items packed for those first few days in your new home.

If you’ll be arriving at the same time as your belongings, make sure the essentials box is clearly marked. Once it’s unloaded from the truck, place it in a room where it cannot get lost among the other boxes. If you arrive prior to your belongings, consider mailing the box of essentials, or if driving, keep it with you in the car.

Some Essentials:

Bedding and linens – Sheets and towels. If there won’t be a bed when you arrive, consider packing an air mattress.

Toiletries – Your basic day-to-day toiletries. In addition to these, pack: Soap, bathroom tissue, shampoo & conditioner, and a medical kit.

Clothing – Pack enough clothing according to your daily schedule, include work attire if you need to go to work. Bare in mind, you might not have a working washing machine in the beginning.

Cleaning supplies –
Pack a few cleaning supplies until you’re able to make a trip to the local supermarket. Something’s going to need cleaning.

Kitchen items – Planning to cook, pack some basics: a pot, pan and some reusable plates and cutlery.

Children and pets - Don’t forget the essentials for your kids or pets, you know what they are!

Electronics – Many people work on mobile devices these days. Make sure you have all components needed to use your electronics.

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