Things To Buy For A New House

It’s great to finally have your own house. A new house is like a new chapter in life. You’re so eager to live in the house. When you usually buy a new house you could buy it with all the furniture or without any furniture at all. Most people like to customise the house to their liking rather than keeping it the way it is. You could decorate your house with many ideas of your own. Before you starts filling the house up there are certain things that are essential to a house. Here’s a list of things a house would always need.

New locks and keys

Usually the previous owners would have given spare keys to the house to many people. You may not know who the spare keys have been handed to. Therefore it is better to change all the locks in the house. This way only you would have the keys and you could choose to give spares to anyone when necessary.


Furniture is important only if you move to the house that has no furniture. The list includes tables, chairs, cushions, cupboards, pantry cupboard, storage cupboards, beds etc. Depending on the number of people and usage this may differ. This may cost quite a bit but you can purchase good  furniture here and there are discount wicker outdoor furniture you could easily purchase.


The kitchen will require utensils, cooking pots and pans, glasses, cups, bowls, toaster, microwave etc. This list depends on what you would do in the kitchen, for example if you bake you made need a batter mixer etc.

Garden supplies and tools

You may need to get a tool box for quick repairs and if you have a garden you may need garden tools such as weed whackers, shovels, rakes, hoes, trowels etc. The tool box should contain Screwdrivers (Philips and flathead), wrench, pliers, basin wrench, nail driver, hacksaw, hammers, staple gun and tape measure are the basics.

Gym and Sauna room

You may have an additional room that you could turn into a gym or sauna. There is wall mounted electric fireplace Australia that you could purchase. This is only if you have an extra room that’s not being used like the basement.


You may need appliances such as fridges, iron and washing machine. Further air conditioners, heaters are also something to think about. These appliances are usually essential to the house.

Linen, towels…

You may need new linen, sheets, towels, floor coverings, carpets, drapes etc. These all may have to be bought for the house. That’s basically it. You may need toiletries as well. There are few things that aren’t on the list and this will depend on you. Overtime the house becomes an extension of you when you start getting things on your taste.