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    10 Essential Items Every Homeowner Needs

    10 Essential Items Every Homeowner Needs

    As a homeowner, it is important that you are aware of what the essentials are in your home.

    There are a few things that every household should have at all times that will always come in handy. So, what are the essential items that every household needs?

    1. Toolbox

    Investing in a well-equipped tool chest can pay off as you can use it for many different situations whether it is building furniture, repairs, construction or hanging pictures.

    1. First-Aid Kit

    Accidents can happen around the home and this is why you always need a fully-stocked first-aid kit. It is also helpful to know basic first-aid so that you know what to do in an emergency.

    1. Masks

    These days, you always need masks in the home so that you can protect yourself, loved ones, and public health as a whole when leaving the home. You should pay close attention to the rules on mask-wearing and have a supply available at home.

    1. Torch/Candles

    In the event of a blackout, a torch and/or candles could be essential for visibility purposes. Additionally, a torch will always come in handy even if it is just for finding items under the sofa.

    1. Batteries

    In a time when people rely so heavily on electronics, you should always have batteries available (rechargeable batteries are a good option). If working from home, it could be disruptive if the batteries in your wireless keyboard ran out and you didn’t have any spare, so always make sure that you have some available.

    1. Extension Cords

    Extension cords will always be handy, especially if you are working remotely and have a number of devices that require power. Additionally, extension cords are useful for garden maintenance or hosting a garden party.

    1. Stepladder/Ladder

    A ladder is another essential for any homeowner that you don’t want to be without. Changing the smoke detector, clearing the gutters, and inspecting the roof for damage are just a few times where these come in handy.

    1. Measuring Tape

    It is amazing how often you will find yourself needing a measuring tape whether this is DIY, decorating or ordering clothes online.

    1. Food Supply

    You should always have a supply of food in the home in case there is an emergency and you are unable to go out to stock up on supplies.

    1. Fire Extinguisher

    Fire safety is something that every homeowner needs to consider. Having an extinguisher (and knowing how to use it) is one of the most important fire safety steps to take.

    These are the essentials that should be found in every home and could make a big difference to your life.

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