Your First Home on Your Own Fresno CA

So you’re moving into your first place in Fresno. There’s a lot to do to transform the empty space into a home where you can be comfortable and safe.

Elements Design Studios, Inc.
(559) 237-3779
1452 W. Minarets
Fresno, CA

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Michael Weil Design
(559) 237-8810
912 E Floradora Ave
Fresno, CA

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Fashion Furniture
(559) 440-9600
255 W El Paso
Fresno, CA
 
First Impressions
(559) 449-2510
7580 N Ingram #103
Fresno, CA
 
Interior Services & Design
(559) 276-7300
4603 N. Brawley, Suite 101
Fresno, CA
 
Peggy Adams
(559) 260-5396
402 W. Bedford #107
Fresno, CA
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Residential,Commercial

Interior Intervention
(559) 285-3162
555 W Shaw B7
Fresno, CA
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Stephanie Catron
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Interior Intervention
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Drexel Heritage
(559) 229-3543
3273 W. Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA
 
Peninsula Business Interiors PBI
(559) 275-4111
4057 W Shaw Ave #102
Fresno, CA
 
Jesly's Home Interiors
(559) 447-1436
6721 N Milburn Ave
Fresno, CA

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Your First Home on Your Own

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So you’re moving into your first place. There’s a lot to do to transform the empty space into a home where you can be comfortable and safe.

Hook up Utilities

Some utilities may be covered by your rent or may not be necessary in your area, so check with your landlord first. Then contact local providers to create new accounts for the services you’ll need. Keep in mind that they may require a deposit.

  • Electric
  • Gas
  • Water and sewer
  • Trash collection
  • Local telephone
  • Long distance telephone
  • Cable or satellite
  • Internet

Update your Home Address

Notify important parties of your new address.

  • Post office
  • Bank accounts
  • Credit cards and loans
  • Insurance policies
  • Mobile phone
  • Drivers license and auto registration
  • Magazine and newspaper subscriptions
  • Professional memberships
  • School and alumni organizations
  • Health care providers
  • Friends and family

Furnish your Home with the Basics

You don’t need to furnish every room at once, but you’ll need a few things right away.

  • Bed
  • Table and chairs
  • Storage for clothes and your belongings
  • Sheets, blankets, and pillows
  • Towels
  • Shower curtain
  • Hangers
  • Pots, pans, and cooking utensils
  • Dishes and silverware

Stock up the Supply Closet

Be ready when it’s time to clean, and be prepared when the unexpected occurs.

  • Broom, mop, sponges, and rags
  • Cleaning products
  • Liquid dish detergent and dishwasher detergent
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry basket or hamper
  • Light bulbs
  • Flashlight
  • Batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Toilet paper, tissues, and paper towel
  • Garbage bags

Stock up the Kitchen

Sooner or later you’re going to get hungry, so be ready with your favorite foods and basics.

  • Bread
  • Cereal
  • Eggs
  • Spices and herbs
  • Fresh and frozen vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Beverages
  • Cooking oil
  • Butter or margarine
  • Condiments such as mayonnaise, ketchup, mustards, jams, and other spreads
  • Your favorite ingredients, prepared foods, and snacks

Get Organized

Carve out space for important papers. Use hanging folders in a filing cabinet or find a system that works for you.

  • Home lease or purchase paperwork
  • Insurance policies
  • Warranty information
  • Financial accounts and statements
  • Utility bills

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