Making Your New House Feel Like Home

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Moving into a new house is a drastic change for any family, no matter the size. Let’s take a look at some easy ways to make your new house feel like home to expedite the process of settling in!


Head to the Bathroom

The bathroom is one of the most bare rooms in an empty house. Hang a shower curtain, organize all your essentials, and stock all the necessary soaps, shampoos, etc. Don’t forget the towels!

Throw Your Records On

Your cable probably isn’t going to be available right away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be entertained. Pump up the volume on your favorite albums while you get unpacked, and if a dance party breaks out, so be it!

Let There Be Wi-Fi

Let’s be honest, you’re never going to feel fully at home without having your wireless internet up and running. Like cable, this likely isn’t going to happen day one, but the sooner, the better.

Stock The Kitchen

This is a big one! You and your family aren’t going to feel totally at home when every meal is take-out. When you’ve got some time, head to the store, get the essentials, and get cooking…or snacking, at the very least!

Give the Walls Some Love

Whether you use art, paint, decals, or some combination of the three, reducing the number of completely bare walls will do a world of good. Try a mix of new pieces and pieces from your previous house to help ease the transition to your new awesome home!

There’s no fast and easy way to make a new house feel immediately like home, but these tips should help! If you need any help in finding your new home, please don’t hesitate to reach out!