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7 Cedar Rapids Move-In Day Essentials

Move in day is also as exhausting as the actual moving. It can be tiring, stressful, and exciting at the same time. If you have prepared for your moving day, you should also be prepared for your move-in day on your new home. This will help you ease your transition.

You can prepare a kit that will serve as your handy kit on your move-in. This will help you get essential things at hands reach. Listed below are the 7 essential things your kit must have.

1. Food and Water

This is an obvious essential thing to have. Food when you get hungry and water if you get thirsty. Moving into your new home can leave you hungry and thirsty. These essentials are a must. You can also use a cooler so your water is nice and cool when you need them.

2. Flashlights and Tool kits

These things will surely come in handy. If you need to assemble your furniture you will need your tools and surfing deep into your belongings can be hard. Keeping things such as pliers, hammer, and screwdrivers at hands reach will make things easy for you.

3. Cleaning Supplies

These are things for your health benefit. You wouldn’t want to work on a dusty flooring right? If you’re lucky to access your new house before your move-in day, you may stock up your cleaning supplies. But if not, dedicate a box for your basic cleaning supplies. Here are some of those you can keep in hand:

  • Hand soap (for each sink)
  • Paper towels
  • Dish soap
  • Sponges
  • Dust clothes and rag
  • Dustpan and Broom
  • All-purpose cleaner

4. Bluetooth Speaker and Phone Chargers

Your phone’s battery might drain on your move-in day for calls, messages, and even music. So keeping a charger at hand can leave you the stress of hovering your piles for it. You can also have your Bluetooth speaker close for some upbeat while working on your things.

5. Papers, Pens, Tapes, Scissors, and Utensils

These might be the things you wouldn’t think you’ll need. But these can help you in ways you didn’t think of. For example, you can write labels on your rooms as a guide for the movers in unloading your things. If your family or friends are on the help, labeling your cabinets and drawers will make it easy for them to arrange your things.

6. Clean Beddings and Pillows

Of course, the day will come to its end you will need to rest. Having clean beddings and pillows at hand will make rest time easy for you. Well, you can also use them if you or your kids want to take a nap. You can lie down on a clean bed with no problem.

7. Overnight Bag

Prepare a small bag like you are staying overnight somewhere. This bag can hold stuff like a pair of pajamas, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, medicines, and clothes for the next day. You might not be able to finish pulling out all your things on your new home, so preparing an overnight bag will be helpful for you.

Move-in day can be energy and time consuming but keeping essential stuff at hands reach will make things easier for you. Hopefully, this list can help you with your move-in day!

Have a safe trip!!!

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