If you’ve ever wondered are some things every home needs, this article is for you.
Your home is a place of comfort. It is the single place you go to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. The problem is, not every home has everything you need. This article is here to remedy that situation, without breaking the bank.
20 Must-Have Things Every Home Needs:
Every kitchen home needs a blender. This is because a blender can allow one to be healthy, inventive, and save up in the kitchen. For example, you can throw in left over fruits you normally leave inside the refrigerator to go bad, and make it into a smoothie.
No home is complete without a peeler, preferably the ergonomic kind. Peeling fruits and vegetables is easy and safe with this handy item. If you know what you are doing you can even make chips and salads using the same.
3. Kitchen Knife.
Every home needs a kitchen knife, regardless of whether or not you actually cook. If you are really not a kitchen person, then be er select a 6 to 10 inch sturdy knife that you can use for just about any emergency kitchen or DIY situation
4. Aluminum Foil
No, not to make a hat, to put on your head! This can be extremely helpful for food storage, cooking, and a few DIY situations.
Every home needs an item to e up loose wire and stuﬀ. Tinsel is cheap, extremely malleable, and may even look good as part of a decoration.
6. Tape (Duct, Electric, Packaging, Masking, Scotch)
No home is complete without tape. If you really must have only one then choose the wide masking tape that is most handy, and can be used for several situations.
7. Long Nosed Pliers
No self-respec ng DIY kit does not have a long nosed plier. It can be used for dozens of odd jobs and DIY situations.
8. Vise Grip
A vise grip is the big brother of the long nosed pliers. This is a bit bulkier and has a locking option. No nut or bolt is too tight if you have matching pliers and vise grip.
9. Multi Socket Screwdriver
Nowadays, screws are not limited to the plus or minus variety. That is why you need to upgrade your kit to include different sizes as well as different shapes.
A wrench is extremely helpful for plumbing emergencies that are not major enough to call a plumber. For example, you need to fix the kitchen faucet, install a new shower head, etc.
The author has not yet heard of a home without scissors. This is a must have because cutting is something you do every day. If you only have one, then you need a heavy set you can buy from bookstores.
12. Tape Measure
A ruler is good to have, but a tape measure can be used in all sorts of situations that the ruler cannot. For example, if you need to measure the diameter of a tube, measure long distances, etc.
13. Emergency Light
You never know when a blackout will strike. At the very least you will need a portable light to look for items in dark corners, i.e. underneath the bed.
14. Sewing Kit
Clothing has a tendency to get ripped or torn at the most inconvenient mes. Even if you can replace the same, you might not have enough me do so. This is when a sewing kit comes in handy.
15. Saw (steel/ wooden)
Almost every DIY project will require you to cut something up, i.e. tubes, wood, PVC, etc.
16. Electric Drill
For that curtain rod or window blinds you intend to install, as well as those assorted hooks or wall mounted shelves you need at home. An electric deal may cost you a few hundred bucks, but that is cheap as compared to hiring a professional just to drill one or two holes.
Every home can never get enough rags. Tip: use old and ratty clothes. That is better than throwing them away.
18. Extra Batteries
You never know when your rechargeable batteries will give out. That is why you need to keep a few extra disposable ones just in case.
19. Battery powered Am/FM radio
Just in case the zombie apocalypse happens tomorrow, you will need an AM/FM radio with you. Oh, it also comes in handy in case of tornados, hurricanes, etc.
20. Epoxy/Rugby/Super Glue/Glue Gun
Every homeowner or household member breaks something. At the very least, you need a glue gun with cartridge and a bottle of super glue.
I want to thank you for taking the time to read my article about things every home needs. I sincerely hope its contents have been a good help to you.