What to Buy for a New House You Should Know

When you go to a new place for a job, there are some basic things that you need to take care of. The article also highlights the to-dos for those going from India to USA for job. Replace India with home if you are from a different country! The approximate costs are also indicated for a family of four.

Tips for you  : When you get these items, store them and don’t throw the plastic bags that you get, they can be used for trash/dustbins.

What to Buy for a New House You Should Know

Any furniture sale with lot of discounts

  1. 3 new twin mattresses + spring boxes – each will cost about $75, max of $100. Don’t buy used mattress
  2. Couch or sofa or chairs – $100 – you can buy used or second- hand

Wal-Mart – $500 approx

  1. 3 bed sets – comforter + skirt + quilt – twin size – each <$50
  2. Pillows – each about $5
  3. Cutlery set like plates, bowls – <$20
  4. Spoons set – $1
  5. Forks set – $1
  6. Knife – $1-4
  7. Naphthalene balls for wardrobes – $1 each
  8. Hangers for clothes – set of 10 for $1, can buy 5 sets
  9. Rice cooker – <$29
  10. 2 shower curtains – $1-3
  11. 2 curtain rings packs-<$3 each
  12. Dish washer pack -$8-10
  13. Laundry detergent like tide -$8-10
  14. Fabric softener -<$5
  15. Cooking vessels set (pan, vessels etc) box – <$40
  16. Glasses set – <$4
  17. Aluminum foil
  18. Plastic lunch boxes -set of 10 – < $5
  19. Plastic wrapper
  20. Small mixer grinder – if you want – <$10
  21. Tava/ square pan – $5-10
  22. Shaving kit
  23. Vaseline lotion – big – needed in USA
  24. Soaps – like dove or a good one
  25. Head & shoulders shampoo
  26. Hand cleaning liquid soap – 2 bottles
  27. Towels- get from India
  28. 2-3 bedsheets, pillow covers – get from India
  29. Vegetable cutting platter – <$10
  30. Plastic glasses/ plates set
  31. Refillable big water can
  32. Room freshener
  33. Hand towels
  34. Tissue paper

Dollar store

  1. Door mats – double bedroom house so 3 mats – each $1-3
  2. 3 trashcans/ dustbins – 3
  3. Other small things

 

Others

  1. Internet cum phone connection
  2. Cell connection
  3. Credit cards
  4. SSN (for yourself!)

So now you know things to buy for a new apartment , don’t wait , you go to market and buy something for new house  .

What to Buy for a New House You Should Know
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

You may also like...