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SET UP UTILITIES AND MORE FOR MOVE-IN DAY

Congratulations you are almost ready to move into your new home in Roanoke, Virginia! Set up utilities and other service providers to make sure your home is ready immediately after closing or a few days before.

What utilities do you need to set up? We made a super easy checklist with $ saving tips so you don’t miss anything! Make sure to tell the service providers The White Coat Wife sent you! The Green Team and several others will give you a referral credit!

This checklist applies to Roanoke City and Roanoke County utility companies, the Department of Motor vehicles, and home maintenance companies. Electricity, cable, gas, pest control, lawn care, and more! Everything a new homeowner needs to set up for living comfortably in Roanoke, VA!

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After setting up utilities make sure you have all the appliances and furniture needed to make your home comfortable. We highly recommend the following locally-owned companies for completing your home furnishings. These stores provide the best customer service, quality product options, and quick delivery times. Their showrooms are open and provide a personalized experience, helping you feel at home here in Roanoke.

Furnish Your Home

Appliance Stores:

Interior Design/Furniture Stores:


Don’t forget the following on move-in day!

Food on Move-In Day

Skip the fast food and chaos of trying to unpack cutlery. Creme & Crumb has delicious curated boards and boxes for move-in day. Send an email to cremeandcrub@gmail.com to order your move-in board.


Miscellaneous Items to have available:

  • Water bottles/ Gatorade
  • Toilet paper
  • Body towl and wash cloth
  • Shower rod, curtain to install quickly so you can wash off after a long day

Cleaning

  • Norwex window rag- just add water to clean all your windows
  • Norwex environmental cloth to wipe down all the walls and surfaces
  • paper towels
  • toilet cleaner
  • disposable toilet bowl cleaner
  • Murphy’s Oil for hardwoods
  • Better Life Natural All- Purpose Cleaner
  • Better Life Natural Granite and Stone Cleaner
  • Better Life Hand Soap
  • Norwex window rag- just add water to clean all your windows
  • Norwex environmental cloth to wipe down all the walls and surfaces
  • Broom and dust pan
  • Vaccume for hardwoods
  • Vaccume for carpets/area rugs

Let us know how move-in goes! Share a picture of your new home in the comments!