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Moving into a new home can be incredibly exciting and enthralling, but it can also be quite stressful and the kind of thing that requires a lot of care and attention. In particular, it’s good to know about some of the first things that you should do when you move into a new home, in order to make sure that you can much more easily settle into the home and enjoy it all the more.


In this post, we are going to look specifically at some of the first steps that you might want to consider as you move into your new home, so that you can ensure you are doing it right.


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Clean It


First of all, you might want to take the time to deep-clean the entire home. Even if it is clean already, there is something about cleaning it yourself which means that it is going to feel a lot more like it’s yours afterwards, so that is something that you should definitely think about.


You’ll find that deep cleaning every crevice is going to make it a much more exciting moment and that it feels more like yours, so that’s definitely something to be aware of here.


Get Those Must-Have Items


There are a few must have items for new homes that you should be aware of and make sure that you are getting if you want to be able to settle into your home as easily as possible. Many of them are not immediately obvious, so you should make sure that you become aware of them so that you can stock up on them as soon as possible.


If you can do that, you are going to have a much better chance of moving into your home in comfort and style, and without having to worry about missing anything.


Set Up Your Utilities


You will need to make sure that your utilities are all set up, otherwise there is a chance that you won’t actually be able to use them at all! Or even if you can, it can cause confusion later on, so this is something that you will need to be aware of in either case. Setting up your utilities is going to mean that you need to call the gas, electricity and internet suppliers to get it done.


It’s a simple thing, but you should take a moment to ensure you are on the best tariff too, to help you save money in the long run.


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Make It Yours


You can start to personalize your home right away, and doing so is going to help you to get much more comfortable in your home in no time, so it’s definitely something that you should focus on trying to do as best as you can. Make it yours and you should be able to get so much more out of it, after all.


You can start simply by ensuring that you have a few photographs and pieces of artwork that you admire and that speak to you in some way.

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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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