Your First Home on Your Own Redding CA

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

Dena Badger
(530) 604-7628
1356 East Cypress Ave
Redding, CA
Specialties
Residential,Commercial,Home Staging

Xpress Van Lines
(818) 364-5585
13640 Foothill Blvd
Sylmay, CA

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

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Two Men And A Truck Sacramento
(916) 852-7411
8167 Belvedere Avenue
Sacramento, CA

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Beverly Hills Movers
(310) 896-5180
9663 North Santa Monica Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA

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Melinda's Interior Design
(UMy) seQ-AgE0
20832 Front Street
Cottonwood, CA
 
Mr. Handyman
(818) 287-3988
23638 Lyons Ave. #427
Newhall, CA
Services
Fencing, Skylights, Appliance installation, Heating, Commercial Property Maintenance, Countertops, Windows, Plumbing, Landscaping - garden, Gutters, Kitchen remodeling, Mirrors, Paving, Plaster & Stucco, Lawn Care, Tiling, Doors, Interior Decorators, Cabinets, Disability Alterations, Lighting, Handyman, Carpenters, Closets & Garage Organizers, Siding, Powerwashing, Water Heaters & Tanks, Ceilings, Framing, Ducts & Vents, Window Coverings, Air Conditioning & Cooling, Garden Features, Patios, W…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Hours : 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 5 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 807495
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Lyn Ross Interior Design / One Source Interiors
(209) 526-2464
1009 Mchenry Ave, Ste B-2
Modesto, CA

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Best Mission Viejo Movers
(949) 415-5605
26012 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA

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George Boulanger Construction Inc.
(310) 391-6646
3524 Grand View Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Kitchen remodeling, Swimming Pools, Concrete Flatwork, Cabinets, Drywall and Plaster, Decks & Porches, Sauna, Waterproofing, Paving, Roofing, Garage & Carport, Hot Tubs & Spas, Windows, Sunrooms, Ceilings, Entertainment & Computer, Tiling, Flooring, Disaster Restoration, Insulation, Skylights, Framing, Doors, Painting, Bathroom remodeling, Home Builders, Plumbing, Fencing, FirePlaces, Additions, Landscaping - garden, Siding, Carpenters, Plaster & Stucco, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Electrical…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 4:00 AM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 34 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 351307

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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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