Your First Apartment Checklist For Indianapolis 12/23/2020 You toured the best place with the perfect floor plan for your first apartment. Now, you signed the lease, put your stuff in boxes, and you’re ready to move. However, knowing what to bring with you can get confusing. What items should make the list for your first apartment checklist for Indianapolis?Here’s a list of the essentials that you’ll want to move in. You might be able to find some of these checklist items from your current home, but other bigger items might take a trip to IKEA or Indianapolis’s local furniture store. Online stores such as Amazon or Target are always helpful. We’ll also provide you with a brief list of helpful things that can make living on your own more comfortable. Indianapolis First Apartment Checklist: The BedroomThese needed items work perfectly for a one-bedroom apartment, as you need a space to put your bed and clothes. If you have a bigger apartment, these items also can go in a guest room.Essentials:MattressTwo comfy pillowsSheetsComforter or BlanketBedframeDresser drawersClothes hangersNext step up:HeadboardFull length or dresser mirrorBedside table and table lampCollapsible laundry hamperExtra blanketsTelevisionShoe rackIndianapolis First Apartment Checklist: The Living RoomThe living room is the room where you’ll spend a lot of your time. It’s also the room where you’ll have friends and family sit in (although all get-togethers end up in the kitchen). Essentials:Couch or a few comfortable chairsExtra seatingCoffee tableTV stand or entertainment centerTVAlso nice:Side tablesBookcases for books, DVDs, or accessoriesAccent pillows and smaller blanketsArea rugIndianapolis First Apartment Checklist: The Kitchen/Dining AreaThe kitchen is straightforward for a new renter because most of your large essentials -- like the oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher -- are already included. You only really need a table and chairs for the dining area, but be sure it seats at least four. Even if you live alone, you’ll want to have room for a meal with friends or family.Essentials:Dining room table and chairs (for at least 4)Dishware included plates, glasses, and silverware (4 place settings)MugsMixing spoon, can opener, spatulaMicrowave-if not providedA good frying pan or skilletA cookie sheetA good chef knifePot for boiling waterOven mittsAlso Nice:Shelves or china cabinet for extra dishesCoffee makerCooking spicesDish soap and scrub brushplastic or glass storage containersPotato peeler, apple corer, and other cooking toolsA knife set with standMixing bowls and measuring cupsFood -- It’s always nice to move in with a fully-stocked kitchenIndianapolis First Apartment Checklist: The BathroomThe bathroom isn’t that hard to stock, as the bath tub, toilet, sinks, and mirrors are already there. If you’re stocking a guest bathroom, all you really need is toilet paper, hand soap, and a small towel. There are only a few essentials needed in your main or master bath, which makes it pretty easy to fill.Essentials:Toilet paperSoapToothbrush, toothpaste, and other personal sundriesShampooBath and hand towelsShower liner, curtain, and hooksTrash canAlso Nice:Shower matWall hooks for towels and bathrobesToothbrush holderIndianapolis First Apartment Checklist: Miscellaneous ItemsSome necessities aren’t just for a single room. Buy these household items for a smooth move.Essentials:Cleaning supplies and productsTrash cans for each roomVacuumBroom and dustpanLaundry detergentBase tool set of a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, hammer, and small wrenchAlso Nice:Pictures or photos for your wallDesk to work atSmall decorationsExtra light bulbsMop or sweeperExtension and charging cordsPatio doormatTowels and bag for the apartment swimming pool and workout centerTour What Could Be Your First Indianapolis Apartment At The Line-Urban Flats on the MononOf course, the first thing on your first apartment checklist should be signing a lease for your new apartment! Come and take a tour of The Line-Urban Flats on the Monon and discover the ideal community for your first place. Call us at (317) 659-6620 or click the Schedule a Tour button and take a tour with us soon!