You have done everything that you should have and it is finally the time to close the house deal. It is an exciting period for you and your family. After all, you have a new house. Before you book a date with the movers however, there are a few things you need to take care of.
Create extra storage space for the kitchen
First, you ought to buy cabinets and have them installed in the laundry room, above the dryer and washer. Another thing is to add extra shelving to the laundry room coat closet. The advantage of having deep sturdy shelves is that you have a place where you can keep all the kitchen appliances that you do not use very often. At the same time, this is not stuff you want to keep far away in the basement. Everything, including the kitchen aid mixer and the crock-pot will fit perfectly inside the space and they stay just a few steps from the kitchen. That way, you can reach for any item you want from the cabinet easily. This strategy is especially useful for individuals who had lots of shelving in their old house but much less of it in their new houses.
Get spacious closets
Check the available closet space to ensure it is sufficient for the entire family. As for the coat closets, you might not need many of them, so just a little space for that is sufficient. However, the same cannot be said for the clothing closets. The space available for keeping your clothes should be large enough and this is especially true for the master bedroom. Most people prefer walk in closets and if you are one of these, you will be happy to know that some companies offer portable walk-in closets. By having spacious closets, you eliminate the risks of scattered clothes; therefore ensuring you have a neat room at all times.
Build a storage cabinet for your garage
When you unpack your items, you ought to ensure you have a place for keeping everything. Chances are that you will require certain tools at some point, so safe keeping is paramount. You also make accessibility easy when you have garage storage space. Nowadays, there are several DIY projects for garage storage, so you will be surprised at how easy this is for you to do.
Before you even sleep inside the new home, ensure you have window blinds in all the rooms. There are various styles to choose from and you can even choose to have a different style for every room.
Put up a mailbox
If your builder had not already done this, the task is a must for you to complete. Get your mailbox on the ground and ready to receive mail as soon as you have moved in. You may want to avoid going for the conventional ones and ditch the old black boxes for a stylish new one? Imagine how colorful and bright your neighborhood would look if everybody in the locality put up a unique mail box.