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19 Items Guys Should Be Required To Own

You owe it to yourself.

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1. A welcome mat to greet your guests and dry their feet.

Welcome mats separate the amateurs from the pros. Have one at your door to stand out and also ensure that your floor stays a bit cleaner.Price: $14.95
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Welcome mats separate the amateurs from the pros. Have one at your door to stand out and also ensure that your floor stays a bit cleaner.

Price: $14.95

2. A coffee pot that doesn't use pods of any kind.

Coffee from a pod isn't nearly as tasty as fresh brewed coffee, get something like this french press to take your taste buds up a notch.Price: $21.97
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Coffee from a pod isn't nearly as tasty as fresh brewed coffee, get something like this french press to take your taste buds up a notch.

Price: $21.97

3. A damn good cast-iron skillet to cook everything in.

You can literally cook anything in here. It's perfect for when cooking for yourself but can also take the heat when making meals for multiple people.Price: $15.99
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You can literally cook anything in here. It's perfect for when cooking for yourself but can also take the heat when making meals for multiple people.

Price: $15.99

4. A chef's knife for when you need something extra sharp.

Make sure your chef's knife is separate from Price: $11.99
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Make sure your chef's knife is separate from

Price: $11.99

5. A waiter's corkscrew for versatility when boozing.

Because thing thing can do so much more than just open a bottle of wine, plus it looks sexy too.Price: $11.95
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Because thing thing can do so much more than just open a bottle of wine, plus it looks sexy too.

Price: $11.95

6. A set of real wine glasses.

They're less for you, but moreso for your guests.Price: $17
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They're less for you, but moreso for your guests.

Price: $17

7. A pocket knife...but don't take it to the airport.

Open packages, cut things, or even use it as a makeshift screwdriver when you don't have one handy. Price: $7.49
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Open packages, cut things, or even use it as a makeshift screwdriver when you don't have one handy.

Price: $7.49

8. A toolbox in case you need to fix something on the fly.

At some point or another you will need one or all of these tools.Price: $34
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At some point or another you will need one or all of these tools.

Price: $34

9. WD-40, because those creaks in the door shouldn't last.

Whether it's a creaky door, window, bedframe or anything else that can make awkward noises, stop them fast with this stuff.Price: $8
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Whether it's a creaky door, window, bedframe or anything else that can make awkward noises, stop them fast with this stuff.

Price: $8

10. A grooming kit because nobody wants nasty nails.

You shouldn't use the same clippers to trim your toenails and fingernails, also you need a pair of good tweezers in the life. The rest of these tools are just added benefits you'll thank yourself for learning how to use.Price: $7.99
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You shouldn't use the same clippers to trim your toenails and fingernails, also you need a pair of good tweezers in the life. The rest of these tools are just added benefits you'll thank yourself for learning how to use.

Price: $7.99

11. A fabric steamer, because you need to get those damn wrinkles out of your clothes!

Ironing sucks, so get a steamer and stop leaving the house with wrinkly clothes on.Price: $29.99
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Ironing sucks, so get a steamer and stop leaving the house with wrinkly clothes on.

Price: $29.99

12. A simple gray hoodie that you can wear with anything.

These things are super versatile, and every wardrobe needs one. Wear it to work, the gym, while running errands, around the house while it's cool. Pretty much anywhere with anything.Price: $29.90
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These things are super versatile, and every wardrobe needs one. Wear it to work, the gym, while running errands, around the house while it's cool. Pretty much anywhere with anything.

Price: $29.90

13. A knit tie to class up your look but still maintain a relaxed feel.

Knit ties are unique because they definitely make your outfit more formal but still give you a casual feel. Price: $25
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Knit ties are unique because they definitely make your outfit more formal but still give you a casual feel.

Price: $25

14. A lint roller because lint happens, especially if you have pets.

And you know you don't need one until you actually need one.Price: $6.69
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And you know you don't need one until you actually need one.

Price: $6.69

15. More than one set of bath towels (that aren't white).

You need another set of towels for yourself, but especially if you have a guest over.Price: $21.99
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You need another set of towels for yourself, but especially if you have a guest over.

Price: $21.99

16. While we're at it, definitely make sure you have an extra set of sheets (stay away from black sheets if you can, because duh).

You don't have to spend an arm and a leg, but the more you invest, the better your sleep will be.Price: $27.99
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You don't have to spend an arm and a leg, but the more you invest, the better your sleep will be.

Price: $27.99

17. A journal, because sometimes it's much better to write things down with a pen and paper instead of on a screen.

Price: $9.99
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Price: $9.99

18. A mirror that let's you see your entire body before you leave the house.

$44.77 (but soo worth it).
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$44.77 (but soo worth it).

19. And kettlebell for when you can't manage to make it to the gym.

Look up some videos on YouTube of quick and easy workouts you can do at home during commercial breaks of your favorite show.Price: $26.99 (for 5 lbs, price depends on weight)
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Look up some videos on YouTube of quick and easy workouts you can do at home during commercial breaks of your favorite show.

Price: $26.99 (for 5 lbs, price depends on weight)

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