8 Appliances Every New Home Must-Have for a Carefree Move

By Eoin D on 11/12/2021

Moving into a new home can’t be a daunting experience. Whether you choose one of the five boroughs or go a little further out of the big apple there are a few appliances every new home must-have.

With all the planning and preparation that goes into moving, from packing to organising insurance and buying everything we need, some things can be forgotten. At Liffey Moving our job is to get all your items into the right place. But what happens if you don’t have these items, they’ve been accidentally thrown out or you simply forgot to purchase them, what should you do?

Well, it is not the end of the world these appliances every new home must-have can be easily purchased, this guide is here to hopefully ensure you have what you need on arrival.

Appliances every new home must-have

We have broken the items down into must-haves for each of the important rooms of your home. The bathroom, kitchen, living room and bedrooms, with these appliances every new home must-have, you will be set even if it is just the basics.


1-Cooking Utensils

From knives to pots and pans having your cooking utensils should be at the top of your list of appliances every new home must-have. Finding out you’re missing the right beaker or pan on your first night of cooking can be a real pain.

If this is your first home or a major move, perhaps you should clear out your old items and purchase a new set of cooking utensils.

Imagine what you like to cook or would love your first night in your new home and ensure you have all the items you need to cook up a storm for your visitors or simply for yourself.

Should you have items that you are holding onto, label your items properly and the team at Liffey Moving will ensure they are put in the correct place.


A Microwave for a kitchen buff may be sacrilege, but after a long day working in the office, it is a treat sometimes to heat up last nights takeaway or enjoy a bag of popcorn. Put a microwave on your list of appliances every new home must-have, and we are sure you will enjoy many remaining nights without cooking.


3-A Bedroom Lamp

Winding down for the night with a good book is made all that easier by having a quality bedside lamp for you to read from. Should you have a home office then this will come in doubly handy. To save some space simply move your lamp to where it needs to be rather than purchasing multiple lamps for your home.

4-Study Locker

What good is a bedside lamp if you have nothing to stand it on? A sturdy locker can hold all your valuables within arm’s reach and keep your bedroom somewhat tidy.



The chances of you not having this on your list of appliances in every new home must-have is pretty small, but it still happens. Ensure you have a nice sized mirror to complement your new bathroom. Get ready for a night out without running from room to room checking on yourself.

6-Toiletry Bag or Storage Space

Your bathroom can be the cleanest or dirtiest room in the house, this all depends on you. But having a good storage place for all your creams, aftershaves and other toiletries is a great way to start on a cleaning pattern in your new home.

Living Room

7-A fan

Although you might have A/C, having a fan, especially for the warm summer months in NYC is a great appliance to have. Get a nice breeze in your living room when hosting guests and save on some electricity costs.

If you have little storage area to put your fan away in winter, even better.


The last item on our list of appliances in every new home must-have is speakers. Great for entertaining or when watching a movie, a quality set of speakers are great for any living room. Why not play your favourite music while you unpack?

Liffey Moving and your list of appliances every new home must-have:

We are not recommending that you go and buy all of these items, of course, some are essentials, but the rest are just great comforts to have.

Whether you are buying new or bringing your old belongings Liffey Moving is here to take the hassle out of your moving into your new home.

We hope our lst of appliances every new home must-have has both excited and inspired you.

Article written by Eoin D

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