How to spend the first day in your new home?

If you will be moving soon, maybe you want to plan how to spend the first day in your new home. Of course, that is a smart thing to do because there will be many things to do. Moreover, if you do not plan it well, there is a big chance that you will continue living in a box-cluttered home for a long time. Therefore, plan your steps beginning right after your land transportation company Kuwait delivers your boxes. If you do it well, you will be ready to enjoy Kuwait in no time. Here are some suggestions.

Spend your first day in your new home cleaning and inspecting for issues

When it comes to international relocations, there is a big chance that you will arrive at an empty home. International shipping companies will deliver your items on time. However, they will insist that you arrive ahead of them so you can take the delivery. This means that you will have time to thoroughly clean and inspect your home while it is empty.

Empty home and a large window
Spend the first day in your new home cleaning and searching for issues

Cleaning during the first day at your new home

Nobody likes to move in into a dirty and dusty home. As this will probably be the only opportunity to clean your home thoroughly, do not miss it. Before your air freight Kuwait arrives, scrub the floors, remove the dust from walls, eliminate spider webs, sanitize the toilet, and everything that you can think of.  If you want to make sure that you will be able to tackle every spot and dirt, prepare the following:

  • Broom
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Two buckets
  • Telescopic duster
  • Microfiber cloths
  • Sponges
  • Old toothbrushes
  • Toilet brush
  • Scrub brushes
  • Rubber gloves
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Spray bottle

Spend the first day in your new home searching for issues

Cleaning your empty home is probably the best moment to inspect it. Every home has some issues. Some are bigger and more obvious, some are minor. The realtor will probably try to conceal them. So it is up to you to locate them and make sure that they are taken care of. Look for cracks on the walls, chipped paint, mold, loose nails and screws, or even infestation problems. Those are all minor difficulties that are much easier to take care of before your moving boxes Kuwait load up your new home. Once you start dealing with boxes and furniture it will be harder to fix.

Cracked wall
Inspect your new home on the first day

Check your items as soon as they arrive

Hopefully, you will have enough time to finish those minor repairs and cleaning before your boxes arrive. Because once they arrive, you will have other things to think about. If you heard your movers’ truck parking, it is time to greet them and check the numbers and state of your items. Take out your inventory list, and compare the numbers. Of course, the number of boxes must match the numbers on your list. However, besides the numbers, you also need to check the state of your boxes. If you notice that some boxes are damaged, open them and inspect your stuff. With a bit of luck, all your items will there and in good condition.

Unpacking boxes with essentials

As you start bringing in your items, it is important to take them to rooms where they belong. If you have predicted this, you packed by rooms and labeled your boxes properly. If you did not, you will have lots of trouble during unpacking. Of course, your first goal is to unpack boxes with essentials. Boxes with towels and toiletries so you can wash, kitchen supplies to eat, and beddings so you can go to bed if it is late. Once your essentials are out of boxes, you can wash, eat, and rest.

Make sure that your kids are safe

One of the important things to do on during the first day in your new home is to make sure your children are safe.  When there are so many boxes, items, pieces of furniture around someone could get hurt. Of course, children are in the biggest danger. If you do not have someone who will take care of them, make sure that their surrounding is as safe as possible. Maybe you can clean their room of boxes and load it with toys to occupy them while you are dealing with other things.

Kids room
Make sure that your children are safe and that they have where to play while you are unpacking

If you do not want to spend the first day in your new home coddling your pets, provide them with their old stuff

If you do not have kids, maybe you have someone else to take care of. Perhaps you moved in with pets. If you did, there is one more thing to take care of. Pets are usually stressed after transportation. Especially after they arrive in unfamiliar surroundings. Therefore, make sure that you devote some time to them too. Provide them with food, water, and some snacks. If you brought their old blanket and toys they will help them to acclimatize faster and easier. Of course, there are more important things to do to spend the first day in your new home, but somebody has to do this too.

 Spend the first day in your new home assembling furniture. Tomorrow you will tackle the rest

Unpacking and arranging your new home will probably take days. You cannot hope that everything will be done immediately. As you need to start with something, start with assembling furniture. You will need beds to sleep, table and chairs to eat, and, if you have time, wardrobes. Of course, to do this, you will need to have some basic knowledge about it, a set of tools, and a pair of helping hands.

This is how you should spend the first day in your new home. Of course, your situation might be different. The important thing is to remember that you cannot do everything on the first day. Take your time, and in two or three days, your new life will begin.