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    What to buy for a new house? | Your definitive new-home checklist

    November 6, 2020  

    Whether you’re flying the family nest or upsizing, it’s worth making a new home checklist of what you may need. While your new home will come with the agreed integrated whitegoods, and other quality fixtures and fittings, the rest is up to you. Here’s a handy line-up, room by room, of what you may need to bring with you on move day. Ready?

    Kitchen and dining

    Kitchen table and chairs

    Fridge / Freezer 

    Placemats and coasters

    Rubbish bin

    Dinner plates and side plates

    Recycling bin

    Cutlery and serving utensils

    Kettle and toaster

    Glasses and mugs

    Mixing Bowls – large and small

    Fruit bowl

    Set of good quality knives

    Chopping boards 

    Saucepans, frying pan(s) and baking trays 

    Oven gloves and tea towels 

    Sponges and Scourers

    Cooking utensils – tongs, wooden spoon, whisk, measuring  jug/spoons and so on

    Living Room

    Sofa(s) and cushions

    Coffee table

    Bookshelves or other storage




    TV stand


    Tumble Dryer

    Washing Machine
    Iron and Ironing Board

    Indoor clothes airer

    Washing line for outside


    Dust Pan and Brush

    Laundry basket

    Cleaning Products 

    Polish and Dusters 

    Surface cleaners

    Sponges, cloths and microfiber cloths

    Air fresheners – spray or plug in

    Glass and window cleaner


    Bed and Pillows 


    Bedding Washing Basket

    Wardrobe and/or Chest of Drawers 

    Bedside table/cabinet


    Space saving storage – under bed / ottoman / footstools Tallboy


    Bath mat 

    Toothbrush holder

    Toilet Brush

    First aid essentials

    Toilet Cleaner


    Lampshades for throughout property

    Spare light bulbs and batteries

    Storage unit 

    Torch for emergencies

    Burglar alarm

    Smoke alarm & carbon monoxide detector

    Fire extinguisher/blanket

    Files for important documents (bills etc.)

    Basic DIY kit – hammer, measuring tape, drill, pliers, screwdrivers and screws

    Step ladder

    That’s a big list. To make all that decision making and associated expenses a little easier on our clients, we’re offering a limited-edition LIVE IN LUXURY $10,000 Showroom Voucher. Make your dream home even better with $10,000 worth of free upgrades.

    Offer available only to new customers who sign a building agreement with New South Homes before 30/11/20. For more information, speak to a New South Homes representative today.

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