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5 essential every adult should have in their home

There’s no better time than now to acquire the essential items you’ll need in life to make your house a home.

By House & Garden South Africa | September 17, 2021 | Category

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Image: Unsplash

Recently moved into your place after living with your parents/friends/university accommodation?

Well there’s no better time to acquire the essential items you’ll need in life to make your house a home. Yes, it’s time to adult up, and that means ensuring you have the correct items to not only make your life easier but also make you a great host for when guests (unexpectedly) come over.

Here are our picks for 5 essential items every adult should have in their home:

Matching silverware and stemware

Is there anything worse than having to search for a spoon or fork for 20 minutes before being able to eat your dinner? And nothing screams juvenile than not having any clean cutlery at hand. It’s time to invest in a proper silverware set. And along with it, a set of glasses. You’ll have enough to keep you going even if you take a break from the dishes for a day, and you can also host a fancy dinner party with friends if you please.

Full set of pots and pans

While they can be a little pricey, a full set of pots and pans are essential if you want to start cooking real, nutritional meals - and they’ll last a lifetime. Gone are the days of eating 2-minute noodles in a plastic cup three nights in a row.

Comfortable, quality pillows

A good set of quality, comfortable pillows are a must if you want to get your full eight-hours of sleep. Not only can old, lumpy pillows harbour years of bacteria, they can also cause some major damage to your spine. It’s to throw out the old and welcome the new.

A blender

While some may consider this a luxury, a blender can really make your life run smoother (no pun intended). Perfect for smoothies ( a breakfast staple), soups, sauces, and more, this nifty gadget is a must-have in any grown-up’s kitchen.