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3 Things You Need When Moving Into Your First Grown-Up Home

It's not always about getting the right decor pieces


Moving into a new house or apartment is always exciting. Nothing beats the feeling of settling in and being able to redecorate your first home exactly the way you want to. 

Aside from investing in the basics, buying a nice couch and giving certain spots design upgrades, there comes a time when you also need to shell out for other important home necessities. After all, it's not just about having a pretty space but about funcionality, too. 

Check out these three things that should be on top of your list! 

Main photos from: Pexels and Modge Podge Rocks

A fire extinguisher

While getting one isn't as fun as buying cute new pillowcases, having a fire extinguisher at your disposal is quite crucial. From a cooking disaster to accidentally leaving a scented candle burning, you never know when you might need one. Hopefully, you never have to use it, but then again, it's always better to be prepared!  

Photo from Jennifer Fields Real Estate.  

Stable Wi-Fi connection 

Missed an important meeting because of an unreliable connection? Instead of constantly complaining about the speed of your mobile data, go the extra mile and get a proper modem installed in your home. Not only will you be able to use it at your convenience, you can share it with people who are staying over too. 

Photo from Pexels.  

A tool set 

Since professional plumbers and carpenters aren't on-call, you're bound to do a little tinkering of your own when something unexpectedly breaks. Whether it's a leaky faucet or a loose screw on the shelf, a complete tool set will make sure you're ready for anything. 

Photo from Modge Podge Rocks

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