Household Supplies Checklist: Everything You Need For A Well-Stocked Home

Household supplies

Have you ever gotten home from a grocery trip just to realize you completely forgot a whole category of items? Household supplies.

It’s the worst feeling! Here you are, proud of accomplishing another errand, and you’re ready to move on to the next.

Yet you didn’t actually finish.

It’s so easy to gloss over dish soap, laundry essentials, and toothpaste when you’re occupied and planning your week’s meal prep. Or rushing from one appointment to the next. Life is busy, so how do you keep track of all the household supplies you need?

You decide to make a new checklist. That should solve everything, right? Not if you forget the brands or types of items you want to buy, or don’t regularly update your list.

Don’t worry. Your days of missed shopping items and disposable shopping lists are over. Today, we’ll walk you through the ultimate household supplies checklist.

Then, we’ll show you a way to ensure you remember every new gizmo you eye online for your next list.

Ultimate Household Supplies Checklist

Household Supplies for the Kitchen

household supplies

You finally get around to doing the dishes, and there’s only one sad-looking, worn-out sponge left. In fact, your kitchen has a lot of consumable household supplies that tend to run out quickly.

Dreaming of the perfectly stocked kitchen cabinet? Make sure you have all these items on your kitchen supplies checklist:

  • Sponges
  • Dish soap or dishwasher pods
  • Rags and cloths
  • Paper towel
  • Parchment paper
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic wrap
  • Small Ziploc bags
  • Freezer bags
  • Medium garbage bags
  • Large black garbage bags

Household Supplies for the Laundry Room

laundry room checklist

Have you ever gotten away with diluting your detergent with water to make it last a little longer? You’re not alone! But with a regular laundry checklist, you won’t worry about running low on detergent again.

Here’s what you should always have on hand in your laundry room:

  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets, like Bounce or Fleecy
  • Lint roller
  • Fabric softener

How about brooms and materials to do a deep clean? Let’s move on to the broom closet.

Household Cleaning Products for the Broom Closet

broom closet

What do you usually keep in your hallway closet? A tall cabinet is a perfect spot for a broom and other home cleaning products. Here’s a household product list for your broom closet:

  • Furniture polish
  • Multi-purpose cleaner
  • Vacuum filters
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Swiffer pads or steam mop
  • Bucket
  • Mop
  • Batteries

Next up, we’ll look at everything you need for a fully stocked bathroom.

Household Supply List for the Bathroom

Bathroom supplies

Bathrooms tend to get messy, with hair sticking to the tub and water splashing on the floor. Clean bathrooms keep everyone happy and encourage more hygienic sanitary practices. The best way to keep your bathroom clean is to ensure it’s fully stocked with household supplies.

These are all must-have items for your bathroom:

  • Tissue paper
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Cotton pads
  • Q-tips
  • Shower cleaner
  • Drainol
  • Tub shroom (to catch hairs in the shower)
  • Handsoap
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Washcloth
  • Paper towel
  • Rubber gloves
  • Toilet bowl cleaner

Let’s put it all together.

Complete Household Supplies Checklist

The next time you go shopping, refer to this extensive household supplies checklist. Even if you have many of these items already, it’s better to be prepared and avoid forgetting tissue paper, plastic wrap, or anything else.

  • Sponges
  • Dish soap or dishwasher pods
  • Rags and cloths
  • Paper towel
  • Parchment paper
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic wrap
  • Small Ziploc bags
  • Freezer bags
  • Medium garbage bags
  • Large black garbage bags
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets, like Bounce or Fleecy
  • Lint roller
  • Fabric softener
  • Furniture polish
  • Multi-purpose cleaner
  • Vacuum filters
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Swiffer pads or steam mop
  • Bucket
  • Mop
  • Batteries
  • Tissue paper
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Cotton pads
  • Q-tips
  • Shower cleaner
  • Drainol
  • Tub shroom (to catch hairs in the shower)
  • Handsoap
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Washcloth
  • Paper towel
  • Rubber gloves
  • Toilet bowl cleaner

But a shortlist of cleaning supplies doesn’t consider the whole shopping experience. How do you remember a solid bargain that you find online or a new brand that appeals to you?

Upgrade Your Shopping List with Carrot

Do you ever scroll online and notice unique, enticing household supplies? Maybe it’s:

  • pack of affordable, biodegradable compost bags from Walmart
  • organic toothpaste that has your favorite spearmint flavor from Whole Foods; or
  • a local crafter who sews the cutest handcloths on Etsy

You’re too busy to grab a pen whenever you see something appealing on your phone. But then again, you don’t want to leave tabs open all the time. How do you remember all the gems you come across online?

That’s where Carrot comes in. What if you could automatically add all of these goodies to your grocery list? Our completely free Chrome extension smooths out your shopping experience by allowing you to auto-save online items to your Carrot cart.

Organize Your Shopping Lifestyle

Sounds like magic, doesn’t it? Besides this, you can also create wishlists and collections of your saved products on Carrot. Anddd, the extension also allows you to share the links of your curated collections with whomever you want! Did we mention it’s freeee?

Add to Chrome – it’s freeee!