Your First Home on Your Own Visalia CA

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

Robin Interiors C My Decor
(559) 731-9170
0000 cherry
Visalia, CA
Specialties
full service decorating and window coverings
Services Offered
saving time money and decorating mistakes
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Robin Sisson
Company
Robin Interiors C My Decor

Long Distance Moving Pros
(213) 261-0309
645 West 9Th Street #110
Los Angeles, CA

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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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Elements Design Studios, Inc.
(559) 237-3779
1452 W. Minarets
Fresno, 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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Classy Home Staging by Bev
(559) 639-8168
4840 W. Westgate Ave
Visalia, CA
Specialties
Home Staging, Redesign

Designs By Lc
(619) 651-4100
1033 B Avenue
Coronado, CA

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

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ASPECT CONSTRUCTION CO.
(408) 729-5422
711 ROYAL GLEN DR.
San Jose, CA
Services
Central Heating System, Doors, Home Automation, Handyman, Roofing, Home Builders, Flooring, Landscaping - garden, Tiling, Countertops, Water Supply & Wells, Lawn Care, Waterproofing, Electrical, Bathroom remodeling, Mirrors, Siding, Plaster & Stucco, Entertainment & Computer, Heating, Ceilings, Basement remodeling, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Concrete Foundations, Powerwashing, Painting, Central Vacuum, Interior Decorators, Gas Piping, Carpenters, Windows, Sewer & Septic, Commercial Property …
Company Information
Years in Business : 17 Years
Licensing Information
License # : B852549

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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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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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