What Do I Need for my Dorm Room?




December 20, 2019

#1 Extension Cords/ Power Strips 

Probably one of the most important things you will need and use is an extension cord. Most of the time, your outlet will be located in a spot that is hard to reach and can get very annoying. Having one or more extension cords will be a lifesaver in college, especially when you're staying up late to finish your final or turn in an assignment. 

#2 Desk Lamp & Floor Lamp

I put these two together because both are very important, but you may not need both. Just get one or the other. Lamps are great for when you need to stay up late. Some dorm rooms won't have a light and others only contain very dim lighting. Lamps can save you time and frustration when you need to finish assignments at night. 

#3 Vacuum

Every Dorm room needs a vacuum if you plan on keeping a clean dorm room. Dorm rooms are very easy to get dirty. Keeping a vacuum in your dorm is a must-have, especially when friends come over and spill food or dirt on the floor. Some college students end up getting a small mini vacuum but regret it when they see how hard it is to crawl around and clean up messes. Make sure to invest your money in a strong working vacuum that you can continue to use throughout each year in college. 

#4 Hand Steamer

Wrinkles in your clothing can be a distraction. Dorm rooms are not allowed to have irons in because of the chances to start a fire, so getting a hand streamer will help you keep your clothing wrinkle-free and smooth. 

#5 Portable Charger

Just like a regular school year, most of your time is spent in a classroom. Making sure that you have a charger with you in case your laptop or other electronics stop working can help you complete your school work and take the proper notes

#6 Mini Fridge

While you are in college, you will still need to get all your meals in. Without a refrigerator that's next to impossible. Having a good working refrigerator can help you to remember to eat and is a lifesaver if ever you need to store anything overnight for a party or get together.

#7 Mirror 

Mirrors are an essential part of everyday life, whether you're at home in a dorm. Having one on your wall in your room can make getting ready more accessible than ever. 

#8 Laptop

Being in college means you have a lot of assignments to do and exams to study for. What better way to explore than a laptop. With a laptop, you can take notes to watch videos on topics you've been studying, and turn in assignments. 

#9 Headphones

Headphones are fabulous for when you need to watch a video or listen to talk while you are in public. You can also use headphones when you have a roommate who needs sleep or doesn't like loud noises.

#10 Speakers 

Getting together with friends on the weekends means parties and music. Having a speaker on hand to use for a bash or gat together makes it easy to have fun and start a party. 

#11 Television

Staring out in college means making new friends and memories. Don't get stuck deciding what to do when you want to hang out with them. Have a television in your dorm to break the tension in case you don't know what else to do. Why buy a brand new television when you can get one that works just as good at a lower price. Come into Sportsmans Pawn Shop today to find the TV that works for you. 

#12 Gaming System

Wondering how you're going to pass the time when your assignments are completed. A gaming system is perfect for that. By your favorite system with your desired games. At Sportsmans Pawn Shop we have a variety of your favorite video games and consoles. Come to our shop to check them out. 

All of these dorm room essentials can be found at Sportsmans Pawn Shop at a better price. Check out our shop today to get the perfect essentials for your dorm room. If you are interested in selling or buying an item from us you can call us at (801) 938-3807 or contact us online to get a quote.


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