Things You Should Unpack First in Your New Home
If you are a new home buyer, you have to be cautious while unpacking your stuff. Buying a property in Singapore or any part of the world demands the same scenarios, whether you talk about home inspection or unpacking. You must be professional while doing stuff on your own or seek professional help if required.
Unpacking is never easy if you do not know from where to start. And if you are a first-time homebuyer, you must be prepared with your checklist to unpack. You have to start with a home inspection, house cleaning and start arranging from the beginning.
To start unpacking, you have to make your home in a condition to begin unpacking. There are three tasks to do before unpacking:
1. Cleaning: Cleaning is the first task to start when you are ready with your new house. So, you are in, and now the race begins. You must clean your home as it is new maybe somebody left it or even if it is BTO there can be construction dirt or something. Sweep and mop your home to make it look brand new from the inside out.
2. Getting a Checklist of Items: Once your house gets cleaned, you can start with your checklist to see if all the items are in place or not. You have to arrange goods according to the priority in which you have to unpack them. Like you have to be sure what things need to unpack before the other.
3. Arrange Furniture: You must make room for sitting and arranging your necessary furniture before unpacking so that if you get tired, you can rest. Arrange furniture like bed, sofas, tables, etc. Apart from furniture, there are electronic appliances to arrange in a place like, refrigerator, washing machine, etc.
So now you are ready with the starting steps, it is time to start unpacking. You should in a way:
You must require rest after so much hassle of shifting and traveling to your new property. You have to start unpacking your bedding first to prepare your bed ready for resting at night.
Arrange the bedsheets in place, spread blankets or sheets as per the weather conditions to get a comfortable night's sleep. Do not forget about curtains because transparency should not pass from window panes. So these things are enough for a while in your bedroom, others you can set up later.
Bathroom Stuff and Toiletries:
It might be a lot of dust, and you would wish to get refresh after a long and tiring journey. So, the next thing to unpack is your bathroom stuff and toiletries.
After traveling, you would like to use your toothpaste and toothbrush at first set that in the stand in your bathroom.
Without food, nothing can get you the energy to settle your new home. Start unpacking kitchen necessities to prepare food for the family at least by morning because, for that day, you can order from outside.
Since you have already settled the refrigerator or stove in the first three tasks, you can arrange necessary utensils for the time being.
Anything can wait, but if you have kids, they can not. Do not miss out on unpacking your kids' stuff. Even if they are school-going, they might require their books and other stuff. So, arrange your kids' stuff in place, and you can settle other things later.
So, you are now home-ready as a start. You can start a new in your new property. Try to arrange only necessary items to avoid creating a mess.