To own a house of your own is an exciting moment for your friends and their family, and it deserves to be celebrated!
However, a housewarming gift can be cliche and dull.
If you want to be the star at the housewarming party, check out our list of practical gifts for new homeowners below!
A bookshelf speaker that blends in any decoration
This is a perfect housewarming gift if your friend is a record lover.
With an adjustable counterweight and anti-skating force, this turntable is suitable for serious classic turntable maniac.
Besides playing music, this turntable goes the extra mile to record music through its vinyl recording function.
Unique and practical gifts for the new homeowners
This is a fun gift in a housewarming party if your friends are into alcohol.
With its quirky pistol design, whiskey decanting process will never be the same! Besides whiskey decanter, this gift set also contains shot glasses and pouring spouts.
This gift set can also become a great drinking game at the party. Your friend will love it.
A Programmable coffee maker that makes the right coffee consistency
The coffee maker is one of the classic housewarming gifts.
Yet, the process of searching a perfect coffee maker can be quite tiring.
Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with this Cuisinart coffee maker.
With this perfectemp technology, you no longer need to sacrifice the flavour or quality of your coffee that has higher temperature.
A table lamp with a wireless charging feature
A new house is definitely in need of a desk lamp for that your friends may be working from home given this current COVID-19 situation.
With the Brightech Elizabeth Office desk lamp, your friend would no have to worry about not getting work done due to unconducive working environment in his new house.
Also, having a minimalist upright design, this desk lamp can fit perfectly in any room decoration, ranging from the mid-century modern to traditional décor.
Thus, it is the perfect housewarming gift one can get.
Make mouth-watering drinks for themself and guest
This alcohol making machine is one of the unique housewarming gifts one could receive.
Just like a coffee machine, the Bartesian Premium cocktail & margarita machine can create endless craft cocktails in the comfort of home by inserting a cocktail capsule.
This state of the art technology is also equipped with a self-cleaning cycle after each cocktail is made.
It is just perfect for your friends who may want to enjoy a drink or two between his busy schedule of unpacking the house.
They are going to find this housewarming gift useful in the kitchen
Is your friend a frequent cook? If so, this salt and pepper grinder set is the perfect housewarming gift to him or her.
Having a sleek looking design, this professional grinder is battery operated where your friends can just press a button to start grinding.
This electronic grinder set also contains a spoon for spices to avoid making a mess in the new kitchen.
A perfect mug for the perfect home
Ceramic mug is another cliche yet proper housewarming gift as there is always a need for cups in a new house.
Imprinted with designs that fit the housewarming purpose, these mugs can also become part of new house’s decoration.
It is also dishwasher and microwave friendly where the words on it would not fade easily under both the hot and cold temperature.
That’s one unusual housewarming gift
This is a unique and fun gift for your friend’s housewarming party.
Taking on the shape of a deflated balloon-shaped, ceramic bowl is no longer boring!
Comes in striking gold, this ceramic bowl can be used as a bowl for candy or fruits. It can also be used for holding house keys, small accessories and jewellery as well as phone and small tablet.
Smoke their drinks and food for better taste
This is a perfect housewarming gift for friends who love smoky cuisine.
With this Homia portable smoker machine, your friend will be able to create smoky flavour in their cuisine easily with just one button.
This smoker machine also comes in full with wooden chips, specially designed lid and cup cover disk, and even smoking ball to make the DIY experience much more convenient.
A beer dispenser that makes normal beer taste expensive
Fancy drinking a draft beer even at the comfort of the home?
If so, this beer dispenser is definitely the perfect solution to that as well as an amazing housewarming gift.
With this Fizzics DraftPour beer dispenser, you can convert any beers natural carbonation into micro foams that delivers enhanced aroma, flavor, and mouth-feel.
Most importantly, this beer dispenser works with any type or brand of beer. So your friend will get to try new beer every single day with this machine and he or she will love you for it!
A beautiful beer dispenser
We definitely cannot forget about the wine lovers as well. This liquor dispenser is a fun housewarming gift to your wine lover friend who is quite lazy.
With an universal dispensing system, this wine dispenser fits most alcoholic beverages, though its opening can be customised to ensure no leaking. As we all know, every drop of wine is precious!
With its archaic and yet industrial design, this wine dispenser can double up as an artistic center piece of the wine bar in your friend new house.
A small home speaker that sounds like a theater
It is every man’s dream to own a cinema like audio system.
With this Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3, you can help to fulfill your friend’s dream by gifting him this awesome audio speaker that has an exceptional 360-degree sound.
This elegant wireless speaker also has an ambient lighting function that helps to create a more realistic cinema experience at the comfort of his own house.
A popcorn machine because why not
Speaking of cinema experience, we can never leave out the popcorn.
This nostalgia popcorn cart is a fun and cool gift for your friend who dreams of having a cinema right in his or her own house.
Works perfectly as a popcorn machine, this popcorn cart comes with a full popcorn kit to create convenient and easy DIY experience.
A robot that mop and sweep the floor
This is a handy gift for a new homeowner as cleaning up the house can be tiring.
With this robotic vacuum and mop cleaner, your friend can relax while the machine cleans the house thoroughly with its synchronous sweeping and mopping system.
This smart robotic cleaner can be controlled through the MI app, where your friend can schedule cleaning duty or locate the machine.
Floss teeth effectively with a water flosser
This is an unusual housewarming gift. But if your friend is someone who is conscious about his teeth and gums, this might the perfect gift.
Featuring its massage mode for gum stimulation, the Waterpik water flosser can remove up to 99.9% of plaque from treated areas and is up to 50% more effective than floss for improving gum health.
Most importantly, it is suitable for people with braces, implants, and other dental work.
A wireless security camera with night vision feature
Studies show that there is high chance for a new house to be rob within the first few weeks of moving. As such, it is important to be extra careful.
One of the ways is to install a camera to detect any suspicious person around the house. Thus, gifting a spotlight camera as a housewarming present is fitting.
Unlike normal surveillance camera, this Arlo Essential spotlight camera can capture clear details in full high definition anytime of the day.
Its spotlight function can also light up your property at night, warning off any potential threats.
A smart air fryer that makes cooking easier
Air fryer has increasing become a popular kitchen appliance for its varied functions.
If your friend is someone who hates the “deep fried” odour in his/her kitchen and around his/her house, this is the perfect housewarming gift to him/her.
With over 100 recipes provided, this COSORI smart air fryer has the option to cook healthy with lesser oil, and yet produce a delicious meal.
An air purifier with PECO Technology that destroys viruses, allergens, bacteria & mold
Experts say that testing air quality should be one of the priorities when moving into a newly constructed home.
Yes, you heard it right! Air quality in your new home can be hazardous and the last thing any new homeowners want is to get sick while moving into a new house!
With this Molekule air purifier, viruses, VOCs, bacteria and even mold can be destroyed through its Photo Electrochemical Oxidation (PECO) nanotechnology.
This portable air purifier is also designed for large rooms, so your friend can place it at any corner of his or her huge house, making it the most perfect housewarming gift.
A kettlebell with adjustable weight to keep them fit
This kettlebell is the perfect housewarming gift for your friend who has a gym in his or her new home.
This smart kettlebell has an adjustable weight from 8 pounds to 40 pounds with a turn of a dial.
With access to 24 trainer-led exercises, the Bowflex SelectTech kettlebell also allows your friend to perform and switch between a wide variety of full-body exercise rapidly.
This space effecient kettlebell is definitely a gift not to be missed if your friend is an exercise maniac.
Grow vegetable indoor with this smart garden
If your friend is a green finger, this smart garden is the perfect housewarming gift for him or her.
Featuring its healthy and pesticides-free advantage, this smart garden kit offers a wide selection of plants, including mini tomato, basil and green lettuce pods.
Moreover, this Click and Grow smart garden is suitable for an absolute beginner or lazy gardener with just 3 simple steps.
A practical housewarming gift that makes their feet feel good
Moving house is a tiring job, especially if your friend owns a huge house that needs a lot of labour work.
With this Shiatsu foot massager, your friend will get to have a thorough relaxation after a long day of work through its deep-kneading Shiatsu technique that will improve blood flow, reduce inflammation and stimulate muscle recovery.
Unlike other foot massager machines, this machine offers more than just foot massage! It can be adjusted to massage the muscles of the feet, ankles and even calves.
This is truly a comforting housewarming gift you would not want to miss!
An electric kettle with temperature control
Getting a kitchen appliance as a housewarming gift is a cliche choice.
However, you can add some fun and fresh element to it with this EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle.
Marry with a modern and handsome design, this smart kettle has a flawless temperature control functionality for the ultimate brewing experience.
This pour-over kettle also has a precision pour spout that is designed for optimal pour-over flow rate. This means that you will never have to waste any precious drop of that expensive coffee.
This pour-over kettle is definitely a great add-on to your friend’s kitchen appliances collection.
A smart plug that turns off electronics easier
Who doesn’t like a fun and cool gift? Check out this smart plug by TP-Link.
This smart plug is a fun gift for the new homeowner, especially for someone who has a huge house.
With this Kasa smart plug, your friend can control all the electronics in his or her house with just a click on the phone.
With that, your friend can save a bunch from its electricity bill!
A UV light sanitizer to keep their house free of bacteria and viruses
This ozone lamp is a perfect gift to new homeowners who are moving in under the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.
With this Dsane Ozone Lamp, your friend doesn’t have to worry about bringing the virus into his or her new house.
Made of quartz material, this ozone lamp has a 254nm wavelength with high transmission effect that can sterilise rooms up to 40-meter square.
So say goodbye to the bacteria and viruses with this Ozone Lamp now!
Traditional gifts for new homeowners
Despite the changing times, some traditions are still being upheld. This includes the housewarming gift which have a long history as tokens of welcome and symbols of future blessing.
So, if you are undecided on the type of housewarming gift for your friend, you can consider gifting them a traditional gift that has sentimental meaning instead.
Check out our traditional gift list below for more ideas.
A gift of bread symbolizes your wish for the new homeowners to never go hungry or that his or her cupboards will always be full. This is a great wish that reflect your blessing towards his or her career and future.
So sending a bread gift basket that filled with a variety of bread and your love to your friend’s housewarming party will definitely cheer him or her up. However, you might want to check with your friend’s diet option before kneading away.
A great modern replacement can be an electronic bread maker instead.
Olive oil is traditionally given with the blessing that the new home and family will be always healthy. It is a heartwarming gift that blesses the well-being of your friend and his or her family.
Instead of sending your friend a bottle of olive oil, you can also consider gifting them an Olive oil tasting kits or balsamic vinegar as a modern alternative.
Honey is more than a sweet addition to your friend’s household.
It also carries your wish that he or she will always enjoy the sweetness of life.
Make your present extra special by considering to send your friend a personalised honey set.
Sending a houseplant to your friend is like saying, “May your home always have life”, wishing them to have a lively new life in this house.
Houseplants are also great housewarming gifts, as the new homeowners may not have extra time to take care of the landscaping of the house.
You can also consider sending a smart garden kit instead of just a regular potted plant.
Among the kitchen appliances, knives has a deeper meaning when it becomes a housewarming gift.
With the blessing of “may your house always be protected from intruders”, gifting a set of knives to your friends represent your blessing to their well-being.
Yet, in some culture, sending knives as a gift is considered a bad sign. So, you may have to do some research before choosing this as a housewarming gift.
As a home staple, rice makes an excellent housewarming gift as it symbolises your wish that love will multiply in your friend’s new house.
So do consider this amazing gift, together with a rice jar as a housewarming gift. I’m sure your friend will love it!
With the meaning of “May you always have joy and never go thirsty”, wine has always been on top of the housewarming traditions gift list.
Whether it is their favourite label or simply something you think they’d like, your friend will sure to appreciate this gift.
Your friend will also love you if you present him or her a set of personalised wine glasses.
A gift of wood symbolises your wish for the new homeowners that their home have stability, harmony, and peace.
Besides having a sentimental meaning, wood also makes a great housewarming gift for its decorative purpose.
So, do consider sending this Cohasset molten glass & wood sculpture to reflect your wishes and blessings.
Among all the traditional housewarming gift, salt has the longest history.
It is both a sentimental and practical gift that many new homeowners would like to have.
Symbolises the blessing of “May there always be flavour and spice in your life”, you can consider sending the Spice Lab sea salt gourmet instead of just a bottle of salt.
Originated in colonial times, sending pineapple to your friend as a housewarming gift is a way to say “May you enjoy good cheer, warmth, and celebration.”
In some culture, it also means wealth and health. So do consider delivering this gift along with a nice basket and a personalised note.
Just like honey, sugar has the meaning of “May your life will always be filled with sweetness.”
Instead of sending your friend a jar of sugar, you can consider sending them this along with a jar of honey.
They will definitely love you!
Candle makes a great housewarming gift for anyone despite their age.
Having the meaning of “May you always have light through the darkest of times”, it is a great blessing for new homeowners that can help them relax after a long day of work.
You can consider sending your friend an aromatherapy candle luxury gift set to light up and warm their house.