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

Tom Zimmerman Construction
(213) 595-7091
4535 Starling Way
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Home Builders, Kitchen remodeling, Home Automation, Doors, Architects & Designers, Painting, Fencing, Electrical, Bathroom remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Flooring, Interior Decorators, Decks & Porches, Tiling, Countertops, Additions, Framing, Roofing, FirePlaces, Siding, Windows, Sunrooms, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Lighting
Service Types
Residential
Company Information
Hours : 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 25 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
License # : 658526

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Vicki Blakeman Interior Design, Inc.
(805) 496-6222
2820 Townsgate Rd., Suite 101
Westlake Village, CA

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Bagwell Construction Services, Inc.
(805) 553-0440
5214 Bonsai Avenue, Suite A
Moorpark, CA
Services
Landscaping - garden, Plumbing, Bathroom remodeling, Surveyors & Engineers, Window Coverings, Commercial Property Maintenance, Home Builders, Sewer & Septic, Snow Removal, Multiple Room Renovation, Home Automation, Insulation, Concrete Flatwork, Painting, Cabinets, Entertainment & Computer, Handyman, Gas Piping, Sunrooms, Sauna, Architects & Designers, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Inspection Services, Concrete Foundations, Locksmiths, Water Heaters & Tanks, Hot Tubs & Spas, Waterproofing, …
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Years in Business : 5 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 783092

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Loyola Builders / Cell 310-995-1792/ 310-316-3648
(310) 316-3648
727 S. Broadway Ave. Suite B
Redondo Beach, CA
Services
Water Heaters & Tanks, Landscaping - garden, Carpenters, Cabinets, Skylights, Solar Energy, Painting, Plaster & Stucco, Ceilings, Fencing, Waterproofing, Roofing, Siding, Lighting, Disaster Restoration, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Garage & Carport, Drywall and Plaster, Mold Remediation, Kitchen remodeling, Security, Bathroom remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Mobile Homes, Additions, Commercial Property Maintenance, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Home Builders, Framing, Real Estate, Garden Fe…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 25 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : n/a
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Melinda's Interior Design
(UMy) seQ-AgE0
20832 Front Street
Cottonwood, CA
 
Local Santa Monica Movers
(310) 923-9786
1507 7Th Street
Santa Monica, CA

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Best San Diego Movers
(619) 350-6684
1035 7Th Avenue
San Diego, CA

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H.A.S. Construction, Inc.
(310) 391-8434
11272 Washington Place
Culver City, CA
Services
Hot Tubs & Spas, Mold Remediation, Kitchen remodeling, Disability Alterations, Solar Energy, Sauna, Carpenters, Central Vacuum, Demolition, Entertainment & Computer, Handyman, Concrete Foundations, Home Builders, Skylights, Framing, Water Supply & Wells, Security, Cabinets, Waterproofing, Closets & Garage Organizers, Landscaping - garden, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Windows, Water Heaters & Tanks, Sunrooms, Swimming Pools, Disaster Restoration, Interior Decorators, Locksmiths, Mobile Home…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 51 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish, French
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : B538538
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Sanctuary Design, Inc.
(949) 500-6190
112 28th Street
Newport Beach, CA
Services
Architects & Designers, Window Coverings, Additions, Tiling, Kitchen remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Bathroom remodeling, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Sauna, Mirrors, Interior Decorators, Lighting, Flooring, Windows, Countertops, Disability Alterations, Entertainment & Computer, FirePlaces, Basement remodeling, Painting, Cabinets
Company Information
Hours : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 4 Years
Languages Spoken : English, French
Licensing Information
License # : N/A
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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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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