Starter Equipment Checklist

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Bath, Cleaning

  • Bath Rug
  • Broom/Dust Pan
  • Cleaning Bucket
  • Hamper
  • Hangers
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Mop
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower Curtain Liner
  • Shower Curtain with rings
  • Soap Dish
  • Tissue Holder
  • Toilet Brush
  • Toilet Plunger
  • Toothbrush Holder
  • Wastebasket

Tools, Etc.

  • Basic Tool Set
  • Batteries
  • Candles
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Extension Cords
  • First-aid Kit
  • Flashlight
  • Light Bulbs
  • Matches
  • Scissors
  • Smoke Detector
  • Surge Protectors
  • Tape Measure

Basics for Kitchen

  • 1 Qt. Covered Sauce Pan
  • 10 in. Frying Pan
  • 3 Qt. Covered Sauce Pan
  • 8 in. Omelet Pan
  • Bottle Opener
  • Butter Dish
  • Cake Pan
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Cups
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Dinnerware Service for 4
  • Flatware Service for 4
  • Garbage Can
  • Hot Plate
  • Knife – Chef’s
  • Knife – Paring
  • Knife – Serrated
  • Knife Set-Steak
  • Pie Plate
  • Pitcher
  • Placemats
  • Pot Holders/Oven Mitts
  • Salt & Pepper Set
  • Serving Bowl
  • Serving Platter
  • Stock/Pasta Pot (8 Qt.)
  • Tea Kettle
  • Water Glasses
  • Wine Glasses

Other Kitchen Equipment

  • Colander
  • Cutting Board
  • Food Storage Container Set
  • Ice Cream Scoop
  • Kitchen Timer
  • Ladle
  • Measuring Cup Set
  • Measuring Spoon Set
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Napkin Holder
  • Paper Towel Holder
  • Rolling Pin
  • Slotted Spoon
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Vegetable Peeler

Basic Appliances

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hand Mixer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Vacuum

Nice to Have

  • Inflatable Bed for Guests
  • Linens for Guest Bed
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