What should you do immediately after moving into a new home? There are many things that you are going to need to do over the course of a few weeks, or even a few months, but you need to get the basics sorted first. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that you should be doing immediately after moving into a new home to give you an idea of where to begin. Keep reading down below if you would like to find out more.

Check For Any Repairs

The first thing that we recommend is that you start checking for any repairs that might need doing. When you decided to move into this place, did you check to see if there was anything that needed doing? If not, you should have, but there is no use crying over spilled milk, and you’re just going to have to make those checks now. There shouldn’t be anything too bad or you probably would have noticed, but perhaps you just need to get some silicone sealant to do some sealing, or maybe some filler for some smaller holes in the walls. Whatever repairs need doing, need to be completed asap to be on the safe side.

Clean From Top To Bottom

Once you get into the space, we recommend that you clean it from top to bottom. Even if the last person there already did a clean, it’s always nice to know for sure that it’s been cleaned the way that you want it to be. It gives the feeling of a fresh start, wiping away whatever has happened there previously and turning it into your home.

This might take a while depending on the state the place is in, but it’s worth it no matter what. Get everyone involved to help, and it should be done in no time.

Start Making It Yours

Now that it’s clean and you know that there are no more repairs that need making, you can get to work making it feel like yours. Put your personal touches in it, ensure that it’s completely the way that you want it to be. Move your furniture into the position that you like, paint the walls if you want to, add decorations wherever you want, and start bringing the space together. You should walk in the door every day and feel as though you are in your own home, not in someone else’s.

Don’t be scared to add personal touches such as photos of friends and family to the walls if you want to. We know some people say this isn’t a good design choice, but it’s about what makes you happy and comfortable.

Hopefully, you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the things that you should be doing immediately after moving into a new home. You need to get yourself sorted and settled, while still making sure the new home is in the best possible condition for you to start building your new life there. Do the things on this list, and your home will feel just like that in no time.


Greg Kononenko
Greg Kononenko

My name is Greg Kononenko and I am a full-time online blogger and owner of Dad's Hustle. I'm a dad, and my passion is to help other mums and dads to start their own "hustle" and improve the financial future of their families.

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