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Moving into your first apartment is an important milestone. It can be a bit intimidating to sign a lease that will contractually bound you to a residence for a year or more. However, it can also be an exciting step into a new life of freedom and independence.
A new apartment often means coming in with a blank slate. This is an opportunity to decorate your new home in any way you wish.
Before unpacking your things, you should be aware that moving to your very first apartment includes plenty of responsibilities, especially if the place lacks the basic stuff. Buying furniture should be on the top of any new owner’s checklist.
However, furnishing an entire apartment isn’t always budget-friendly. It will be easier to prioritize the needs of your apartment if you start out with functionality in mind.
As the most used room in any home, the bathroom is the most likely room to be set up first. A fully functional bathroom would help your first few days of living in your new apartment more comfortable. This is the place where you both start and end your day.
This infographic by Mr. Rooter lists out the bathroom essentials you’ll need on the day you start your new life into your new apartment.