19 Housewarming Gifts For Men To Make Their New Digs More Homey

Emily Wendzich
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I had the rare opportunity to experience moving to a new house this year.

Finding the right housewarming gift was a tricky task. I wanted to get my new friend something useful, but also something that would just make him happy.

After browsing a couple hundred gift ideas, I was able to narrow it down to 19 options.

Below I will show you the best ones that are truly useful, but also items that people would get excited to receive as a gift because “hey, who wouldn’t want that?”

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Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed DrinksBest OverallBooze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks
Don't Fuck Up The Table Bamboo Unique Drink CoastersBudget PickDon't Fuck Up The Table Bamboo Unique Drink Coasters
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1. Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks

Our rating: 9 / 10

Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks

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Pros:

  • Features 222 pages of cocktail recipes
  • Also includes 6 full chapters of music recommendations
  • Includes handy CD
  • Beautiful hardcover

Booze & Vinyl is an interesting combination of drink recipes and awesome music. If you want to channel your inner class, this is the book for you.

The book is well laid out and it includes a beautiful hardcover. It feels well-made and is easy to follow. All of the recipes make sense and are simple, and will come in handy for your next party.

We love that the book includes music recommendations to accompany the drinks. It makes the cocktail making process all the more fun. More to the point, the recipes themselves are very easy to follow along with.

2. Whiskey Stones and Glass Set

Our rating: 9 / 10

Whiskey Stones and Glass Set

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Pros:

  • Set of 8 whiskey stones
  • 2 glasses
  • Set comes with a cork wood box
  • Stainless steel

Cons:

  • Stones vary in size
  • You may need to disassemble the stones and soak them in hot water in order for them to chill
  • Glasses are small

What's not to love about this rock whiskey set? It has 8 whiskey stones and 2 glasses for its price! It may not seem like a lot, but it’s enough to get you started. the glasses are very small, so your friends may have to take turns if they insist on having a taste.

This set also comes with its own wooden box. The box will not only keep your whiskey set safe, it will give your home some much-needed personality. What’s great about this set is that both the whiskey stones and the glasses are made from good quality stainless steel.

What’s great about this whiskey stone set is that these rocks will never melt…again. As the name suggests, these whiskey stones are made from stainless steel. They can be easily sanitized and cleaned when they’ve been used.

3. 1art1 Batman Door Mat Floor Mat

Our rating: 9 / 10

1art1 Batman Door Mat Floor Mat

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Molded from rugged natural rubber, and based on the designs published under authority of DC Comics, this official Batman Doormat is a great way to kick off your housewarming party.

This doormat is made by US based company "1art1" which made it in the USA and uses US based materials. Your feet will be protected from all wetness and dirt thanks to its non-slip backing, and the Batman logo is pretty cool, too.

The rubber material is strong and durable. This doormat is also intended for indoor use, so you can use it to welcome guests to your home.

4. Don't Fuck Up The Table Bamboo Unique Drink Coasters

Our rating: 9 / 10

Don't Fuck Up The Table Bamboo Unique Drink Coasters

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Pros:

  • Bamboo is eco-friendly, so you'll be contributing to a better environment
  • Killer phrase entertains
  • Matches the glassware we recommend below
  • Great price for what you get

Cons:

  • You technically aren't supposed to put things on the table except for glasses and other things unless they are coasters
  • Still can be washed with liquids
  • Doesn't set fire to everything

For a great price, you can get these coasters that make it look like you decorated with paper towels. Bamboo is eco-friendly, which can be a big selling point when trying to get your friends to please please stop using disposable paper towels.

While you're not technically supposed to put things on the table except for glasses and dishes, these coasters are a super safe choice if you are worried about friends messing up the table.

5. Poo-Pourri MCM-CB

Our rating: 9 / 10

Poo-Pourri MCM-CB

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Pros:

  • Mens home comforts gift pack
  • Great for restrooms of any kind
  • Scent lasts for days
  • Includes 6 Poo-Pourri travel-sized bottles and 2 Poo Refills
  • Made in the USA

Cons:

  • Counts as a liquid in travel bag
  • Some don’t like the smell

Available in 1oz, 2oz, 3oz, 4oz and 8oz sizes, these amazing little bottles come courtesy of the Poo-Pourri company. Poo-Pourri is a small company that has set out to give men everywhere a little piece of home in their otherwise-abysmal locations.

The smallest bottle is just big enough to hide in your jacket pocket and can neutralize the bad smells in tight spaces like bathrooms, closets, under the sink, etc.

Even if you wrap the bottle in its box or put it in a plastic bag, you can reasonably expect the scent to last for a week or so.

6. Totally Bamboo Georgia State Shaped Bamboo Serving & Cutting Board

Our rating: 9 / 10

Totally Bamboo Georgia State Shaped Bamboo Serving & Cutting Board

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Pros:

  • Handmade
  • Affordable
  • Bamboo is naturally durable and bacteria resistant
  • Very lightweight
  • Food safe and eco-friendly

Even though it’s shaped like a state, this board has no state lines or borders and could be used as a serving board or a cutting board. It stands out amongst the rest because it is made from gorgeous bamboo. The manufacturer uses sustainable, hard-wood trees to create their cutting boards.

The product has a 22 x 15 dimension, and is made from sustainable bamboo material which is sturdy but lightweight. It’s 1-inch thick and has a honeycomb construction. The total weight of the product is 2.5 pounds and if you’re concerned about the durability of your new board, don’t be.

Cutting boards made out of bamboo are very sturdy and should have no problem lasting for a long time. Another great thing about this board is that it’s food safe and will not harbor bacteria.

7. High Protein Sampler Snack Box: Healthy Fitness Snacks Care Package

Our rating: 8 / 10

High Protein Sampler Snack Box: Healthy Fitness Snacks Care Package

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High Protein Sampler Snack Box makes an excellent healthy gift for the fitness minded man.

They are an excellent source of protein and healthy fats, and contain no fillers, artificial ingredients, preservatives or additives.

High Protein Sampler Snack Boxes includes the following snacks:

  • Crazy Richard's Peanut Butter Crunchy Meal Bar: I couldn't find a keener cookie on the market than Crazy Richard's Peanut Butter Crunchy Bar.
  • Gat's Grinder Trail Mix: These tasty trail mixes are generously blended with cashews, peanuts, almonds, cranberries, apricots, and blueberries for a flavor that your taste buds will crave.
  • Barney Butter Unsalted 15oz.: Made with no preservatives or additives, Barney Butter contains no cholesterol, and is high in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Barney Butter Chocolate 15oz: Barney Butter Chocolate contains the highest quality cocoa beans; and is sourced ethically. They are also made of the highest quality ingredients, and are gluten free, non-GMO, and sustainable.
  • Mary's Gone Crackers: These crispy, wholesome crackers are truly the best crackers on the market for making delicious snacks.

8. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Our rating: 8 / 10

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

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Pros:

  • Features a convenient nonstick coating
  • One five-minute cycle to make a single serving
  • Retractable power cord
  • Creates sandwiches and burgers

Cons:

  • Results vary with different foods
  • Additional sandwich tips are not included

The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker, Silver (25475A) offers a quick and easy breakfast-on-the-go with just the touch of a button. It’s very easy to clean and makes sandwiches or burgers in just five minutes.

This fairly simple looking Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker stands out from other sandwich makers thanks to its five-minute cycle.

Simply plug in the sandwich maker, add your vegetables, and choose how you want to cook it and the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker will take over from there.

9. Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier

Our rating: 8 / 10

Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier

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Pros:

  • Fantastic multipurpose knife
  • Durable
  • Efficient, no-slip grip
  • Sturdy and sharp
  • Very attractive package

Gerber produces highly durable and reliable tools. The Gerber Diesel is an example of this fact. The Gerber Diesel knife is not only tough, but it also comes with pre-sharpened blades that “await your command.”

The ergonomic grip non-slip handle gives you more control over the knife and the “tactical” part lets you get a more secure grip and lets you more efficiently wield the knife.

The Diesel comes with a stainless steel blade. This ensures that the knife stays sharp longer.

10. Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler

Our rating: 8 / 10

Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler

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Pros:

  • Fits perfectly in the fridge, as this Stainless Steel Growler is stainless steel, not some flimsy plastic!
  • Keeps beer cold for 24 hours, water hot for 12!
  • One of the most affordable options on the market
  • Keeps beer carbonated with the original “growler” cap
  • Great for work or when traveling

Cons:

  • If you want something that looks a bit nicer than basic stainless steel, that’s an extra expenditure.
  • You can’t open or drink from the “growler” unless you’re in a place with an air-tight lid.
  • Storing beer in and drinking from the same container may not be for everyone.
  • You’ll need a Beer growler.

The name of this beer growler set is kind of perfect. First of all, it involves beer and growlers (duh), but now you can keep your beer cold and carbonated for 24+ hours on the way to your party or picnic.

11. Nespresso Inissia Espresso Maker

Our rating: 8 / 10

Nespresso Inissia Espresso Maker

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Pros:

  • Great value for the price
  • Easy-to-use
  • Compact size
  • Very quiet
  • Fast and easy to clean
  • Great tasting espresso
  • Excellent variety of espresso capsules
  • 12 months warranty

Cons:

  • Not suitable for taller cups
  • Nestle capsules are expensive
  • Doesn’t accept larger capsules from other manufacturers

One of the greatest things about the Nespresso Inissia Espresso Maker is that it’s so simple to use. As soon as you take it out of the container, it’s pre-filled with a capsule. All you need to do is press the lever and it’ll immediately start pumping the hot water and steaming it.

Once the pumping and steaming are complete, the coffee will start flowing into the cup. The capsules are made by Nespresso and you can buy additional capsules for it, or get the canisters of capsules. The Nespresso capsules themselves are very good quality and the espresso you get out of it brewed from them is very good too.

It’s very easy to clean up, since you can pull the lever up to release the used capsule and remove it easily. The whole thing takes very little time to clean up afterwards, since the Nespresso Inissia is quite small.

12. Whiskey Decanter

Our rating: 8 / 10

Whiskey Decanter

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Pros:

  • Made from German Crystal
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Hand Crafted Item
  • Personalized Gift Box
  • Free Engraving: 1 Line of Text up to 12 characters per line
  • 5 Size Options Available
  • Available in multiple colors

Cons:

  • Takes time to create
  • Less than 10 characters per line

The Premium Decanter from Prestige Decanters offers a quality, personalized whiskey decanter. You can engrave up to 10 characters per line, which is wonderful if you want to include a special saying or date.

The decanter itself is made from German Crystal, which is said to be the highest quality available. That means you can spill anything in the decanter, and you won’t have to worry about it getting stained.

This decanter comes with a personal gift box, which makes it the perfect gift for an anniversary or special occasion.

13. Manly Indulgence Bachelor Pad Jar Candle

Our rating: 8 / 10

Manly Indulgence Bachelor Pad Jar Candle

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Pros:

  • Mesmerizing fragrance
  • Burns for up to 60 hours
  • Poured using the double wax method to ensure durability and smoothness
  • Burns evenly

When it comes to candles, scent is the most important aspect of their making. If a house candle doesn’t smell good, there’s no point in lighting them. Tom Dixon, the manufacturers of this candle, know this.

This Bachelor Pad jar candle is has a complex scent chocked with various fragrance notes. It smells like tiny hints of white flowers, herbs, woods, and musk.

Once lit, it transforms any room into an inviting and manly space. It’s like you’re having a small campfire in your own home, and it’s heavenly.

14. Cocktail Smoker

Our rating: 8 / 10

Cocktail Smoker

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Pros:

  • Easy to clean
  • Dishwasher safe

The Smoking Gun allows you to add smoky flavor to any dish. Just fill the Smoking Gun with your favorite wood chips, light it up, and in minutes you’ll have a smoky aroma and flavor.

It’s a great gift for the aspiring sous chef. You don’t have to worry about carrying it with charcoal or fuel. It is very simple to use. Just place it in any pot or smoker like the oven and light it up.

The device is made of BPA-free plastic. It also comes with a replacement woodchip tray, and instructions. Be sure to order more wood chips. It makes a great gift for those who love to BBQ or smoke meat, and drinks.

15. VonShef Parisian Cocktail Shaker Barware Set in Gift Box

Our rating: 8 / 10

VonShef Parisian Cocktail Shaker Barware Set in Gift Box

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Pros:

  • The cocktail shaker
  • strainer
  • jigger
  • muddler
  • pourers
  • shaker tins
  • bar spoon
  • and twisted bar spoon are all built from rust-proof
  • heavy duty stainless steel

16. Can Glass Set

Our rating: 8 / 10

Can Glass Set

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Pros:

  • Insulates both hot & cold;
  • Durable, won't break easily
  • Set comes with four glasses

This is a set of four 16-oz-capacity pint glasses featuring a topographic map of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, centering on the world-famous geyser basin and its iconic geysers.

As you can see from the pictures, the lines and colors on the glasses’ bottoms are very faint, so faint that they can hardly be discerned from the base color. This is probably for sake of aesthetics, so the lines won’t interfere with the design on the top of the glasses, which are quite noticeable.

In addition, these glasses also have a high quality metal coaster included, along with a wooden gift box to store them in. In total, they make a nice set of housewarming gifts for the homeowner who has everything.

17. Manly Indulgence Fresh Shave Metal Mattress Platform Bed Frame Foundation

Our rating: 7 / 10

Manly Indulgence Fresh Shave Metal Mattress Platform Bed Frame Foundation

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Pros:

  • Best foundation for a mattress (fantastic with this mattress)
  • 84% more space under bed
  • Sturdy construction
  • Easy to assemble

Do you have a soft mattress that no one can seem to get a good night’s sleep on? Do you have an old bed frame that needs to be replaced? We’re here to tell you how you can combine the two with the 16.5 oz Aerosleep Metal Platform Foundation.

If you’re looking for the best foundation to pair with your mattress, this is it. It’s strong and sturdy enough to handle even the heaviest of mattresses. You can never tell when the Aerosleep metal frame may be overloaded, but it’s better to be safe than sorry and replace your old, rickety bed frame with the Aerosleep metal frame today.

18. BarvA Wood Dock-ing Station Cell-Phone Smart-Watch Holder Men Charging Accessory Father Night-Stand Mobile Gadget Desk-top Organizer Dresser Wallet Storage Adult Anniversary Birth-Day Graduation Gift

Our rating: 6 / 10

BarvA Wood Dock-ing Station Cell-Phone Smart-Watch Holder Men Charging Accessory Father Night-Stand Mobile Gadget Desk-top Organizer Dresser Wallet Storage Adult Anniversary Birth-Day Graduation Gift

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Pros:

  • Premium quality case
  • Can be used horizontally or vertically
  • USB port for charging

Cons:

  • Some customers complain that the holes for the phone charger are not properly aligned.

It looks just like a tiny wood dock made for your phone or phone charger. However, this one has a USB port for charging things like your watch, radio, or phone. There’s even space for your wallet and keys.

This docking station has several slots for mounting your phone horizontally or vertically. It can also hold a wallet, keys, or even one of those watches that do everything but cook dinner.

19. Monbix BBQ Grill Set Stainless Steel

Our rating: 6 / 10

Monbix BBQ Grill Set Stainless Steel

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Pros:

  • High-quality stainless steel grill accessories.
  • Suitable as a gift, Housewarming Gift, Father's Day Gifts, Outdoor Activities, Camping and Backpacking Hiking.
  • 6-Piece Barbecue Removable Skewers and 7-Piece Barbecue Tools Set in a Case.
  • Stainless steel tongs, spatula, fork and brush in the set.
  • The non-slip Silicone handle is comfortable to hold.
  • Easy to clean after use.
  • Damage proof ABS.
  • Capacity: 350ml.
  • Size: 25.4*13*4.5cm
  • Color: Green

Bottom line:

  • Best Choice – Ideal for BBQing, grilling, Stir frying and many other BBQ cooking.
  • 100% Brand New – Made of heavy duty durable stainless steel that does not rust.
  • 33 pieces- includes 7 pieces of bbq tool with silicone handle of 3 different sizes.
  • Portable, Durable, Easy to Clean, Non-Toxic and Healthy.
  • You will not be disappointed with the quality and values of this bbq tool set.
  • MSRP:….

20. Sonos Play: 1

Our rating: 6 / 10

Sonos Play: 1

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Pros:

  • Comes with 3 years warranty
  • Works with Amazon Alexa
  • Can be expanded and works with Apple AirPlay
  • An expensive but high-quality product
  • Connects wirelessly to your home Wi-Fi network

(Discontinued by manufacturer)

The Sonos Play: 1 is a wireless speaker that connects to your home’s Wi-Fi network so you can listen to your music from a variety of online sources such as Pandora, Spotify, or from your computer. You can also use Alexa to select any source.

The functionality is simple and easy to use. You can start playing music or listening to your favorite radio station with a single touch. You can also pair the Sonos Play: 1 with other Sonos speakers. It features a wide-range tweeter.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What do you get a guy for housewarming?

There are loads of great housewarming gift ideas for men on the market. The best part is that many of these are budget-friendly and perfect for a guy who lives alone. Here’s a list of great housewarming gifts for him.

What to get someone who just moved into a new house?

If you’re invited to the housewarming party of someone who just moved into his/her new home, there are many things you can get for him or her as a housewarming gift. The most common housewarming gifts are furniture, decorations, and other housewares. Of course, if you’re hosting the party, you will want to get these things for your friend. But if you want to gift something, you can choose from any of the following:

What is a good housewarming gift for someone who has everything?

Although people who move into new homes often have a lot of stuff, they don’t have everything. Homeowners often have a lot of space and not enough stuff to fill that space comfortably. Choose a housewarming gift with that in mind.

A DVD or video game system is also a great gift for a new homeowner. There is also the option of gift cards to stores like Target or other convenience stores. This way they can get essentials and other house goodies at their discretion.

What is the best gift for housewarming ceremony?

First: the best gift for a housewarming ceremony is a gift of the heart. What you can do for these people and how much care you have for them—that is truly the best gift you can give them.

If you don’t have the time or the patience to figure out a meaningful gift for someone, then you can get items that will make the new place a more homey place. These gifts can include a stand for their new big-screen TV, new knick knacks, leather furniture, and so on.

Conclusion

If you know someone who is moving into a new home, then there are plenty of things you can give him that he won’t already have. After all, he’s just starting out. He probably doesn’t have all the housewares and other things that he will eventually need once he’s settled into his new digs. Why not purchase these items for him as a housewarming gift? If you want to come up with great items that are fun for a man (like a motorcycle helmet clock), then read on.

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