First Home? Get Set Up On The Cheap Part 2

Let’s continue looking at how you can furnish your new home and get the items and appliances you need without breaking the bank.

If you took our advice and went to a hollywood pawn shop in search of electronics and appliances, then you should also check out what kinds of tools they have while you are there. Owning a home means that you will be taking care of more repairs, and having the rights tools for the job is essential for home maintenance. Power tools and tool sets are another type of often-pawned items, so keep an eye out for deals on things like drills, saws and general purpose tool kits.

Moving on to decor, you may not think that these are a necessity (and realistically you can get away without them) but bare walls and shelves don’t look quite so inviting. All the little things that you typically see adorning tables and walls are what give a house a “home” feeling. Flea markets are a great place to search out and get this kind of stuff. You can find art, rugs, picture frames and other like trinkets that will help to give your home personality. Depending on the style you want, you should be able to find something to suit your tastes.

Finally, there is the matter of items like blankets, pillows, towels and the like. Typical you would go to a store like Bed Bath and Beyond and spend a few hundred dollars on these things. Actually, many dollar stores carry these types of things. And not of exceedingly poor quality either. There is also the option of thrift stores which are now carrying more and more home items.

Now take this information and go fill up your home, while not emptying your bank account.