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
Contact
Robin Sisson
Company
Robin Interiors C My Decor

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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L&V Renovations
(530) 306-8608
4618 VoloMine Dr.
Diamond Springs, CA
Services
Interior Decorators, Windows, Tiling, Doors, Basement remodeling, Closets & Garage Organizers, Roofing, Entertainment & Computer, Inspection Services, Siding, Kitchen remodeling, Gutters, Carpenters, Electrical, Concrete Flatwork, Mobile Homes, Decks & Porches, Gas Piping, Additions, Painting, Insulation, Fencing, Garden Features, Ceilings, Demolition, Countertops, Flooring, Drywall and Plaster, Bathroom remodeling, Cabinets, Framing, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Water Heaters & Tanks, Plaster…
Company Information
Years in Business : 8 Years
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 789266

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Royal Building Co.
(619) 277-5799
3304 Calavo Drive
Spring Valley, CA
Services
Central Heating System, Home Builders, Swimming Pools, Framing, Powerwashing, Carpenters, Plumbing, Flooring, Ceilings, Additions, Bathroom remodeling, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Painting, Landscaping - garden, Decks & Porches, Inspection Services, Cabinets, Basement remodeling, Countertops, Concrete Foundations, Appliance installation, Sunrooms, Demolition, Window Coverings, Water Supply & Wells, Welding, Electrical, Handyman, Ducts & Vents, Doors, Kitchen remodeling, Roofing, Hot Tubs & Spa…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 6:00 AM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 25 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 812039

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

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Classy Home Staging by Bev
(559) 639-8168
4840 W. Westgate Ave
Visalia, CA
Specialties
Home Staging, Redesign

Hb Moving Service
(714) 497-3913
419 Main Street
Huntington Beach, 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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Hercules Van Lines
(888) 244-4449
2345 S Santa Fe Ave
Los Angeles, CA

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Movers Corp | Los Angeles Moving Companies
(888) 755-2212
Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, 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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