25 Housewarming Gifts For Men (That They Won’t Throw Away)

Finding a gift for someone who has everything can be difficult, but often, finding any gift for a man can seemingly be impossible. We’ve got you covered if you’re looking for a housewarming gift for one of your male friends. 

You don’t want to spend time and energy (not to mention cash) on a housewarming present that makes its way into the trash. That’s why we’ve developed this list of housewarming gifts for men that they definitely won’t want to throw away. 

For The Entertainer: Not Your Mom’s Dinner Party Table Topics

TableTopics Not Your Mom's Dinner Party: Questions to Start Great Conversations

Ditch the decanters and charcuterie boards. If you’re going to the house of an entertainment-minded friend, they likely already have those staples. 

Enter: Not Your Mom’s Dinner Party Table Topics. 

This gift is a great housewarming present for male friends who love to entertain. Containing questions such as, “Have you ever drunk-dialed someone?” and “When’s the last time you did something mean to someone?” this party game is a great option to have on hand for dinner parties and more. 

Compact and easy to store, this gift won’t end up in the garbage. 

For The Man of Simple Tastes: Live Pothos Plants

LIVE Combo Marble Queen Pothos

Marble Queen Pothos and Neon Pothos are popular tropical plants that bring freshness to any space. They purity indoor air and (probably most importantly) are really difficult to kill. 

A couple of live plants are a classy gift for a man of simple tastes. Because Pothos requires relatively little in the way of care, you can almost set them somewhere and forget them. Provide a planter that matches your friend’s aesthetic and you’ve got yourself a great, classic gift.

For The Jokester: Punny Bar Towels

Funny Dish Towels for Hostess

For the man who always has a pun in their back pocket, consider these bar towels containing cocktail-inspired puns for an easy housewarming gift. With phrases like “Whiskey Business” and “You Had Me At Merlot,” these towels are a functional and fun addition to a home.

For The Man Who Has Everything: Homesick Scented Candle in “New Home” Scent

Homesick Women's New Home Candle, New Home, One Size

You might have heard of “new car smell,” but what about “new home smell”? This unique candle strives to recreate the experience of walking into your new house for the first time. 

With notes of Jasmine and Cedarwood, this candle will provide a homey scent for your friend’s new house or apartment. 

Don’t think a man would enjoy a candle as a gift? Have you smelled a bachelor pad? They need this candle. Trust us.

For The Married Man: Custom Christmas Ornament

New Home 2022 Housewarming Gift, Christmas Ornament New Home Gifts House Warming Presents Keepsake for New Home Owner, New House Buyer, Moving House Friend

Whether they’re moving house in the summer or winter, a custom Christmas ornament is a classy housewarming gift for the married man. 

Help mark the special occasion with a Christmas ornament that commemorates the year they moved into their new home. This small token is a wonderful way to bring back happy memories during the holiday season.

For The Unique Man: Lucky Horseshoe Decoration

Lucky Horseshoe Decor

An old story goes that the devil, after being nailed to the door by his hooves, will refuse to go into a home with a horseshoe hanging on the threshold. 

For the unique man in your life, consider this lucky horseshoe decoration, which can be nailed to the wall or above the front door for good luck. This housewarming gift is a simple yet interesting conversation piece perfect for storytellers and others who will build a unique home.

For That Guy (You Know The One): Bathroom Guest Log

I Pooped: Bathroom Guest Book: Funny Humorous House Warming Gifts for New Home.(8.25 x 6 in-100 Pages). Perfect Gift For Family, Birthday, ... Women, Men and Boys. quote journal notebook

Hear us out. This gift is definitely on the silly side, but it might just be perfect for that friend. You know the guy. Maybe he bought you a “Can’t wait to poop in your bathroom” candle when you moved into your place. Maybe he’s just a loveable weirdo. 

The Bathroom Guest Log is a decent gag gift. Essentially, you put it in your bathroom for guests to write their thoughts as they enjoy the splendors of your new toilet. 

Is this one likely to get thrown away? Not if you give it to the right person. 

For The Spiritual Man: Good Vibes Box

Good Vibes Gift Box

If your guy is interested in the spiritual, consider the Good Vibes Box. Containing smudging sticks, sage, and Palo Santo, this box has all the tools to clear out any bad vibes your guy’s new home might be harboring. 

Many people believe in the healing benefits of these items. And even if they don’t, it still smells nice. We call that a win. 

For The Bachelor Pad: Barrington Collection Bristle Dartboard Cabinet Set

Barrington Woodhaven Premium Bristle Dartboard Cabinet Set with LED Lights - Competition Dartboards with Steel Tip Darts, 2 Scoreboards - Protective Display Cabinet for Bar & Home Decor

Although this item is a little pricier than some of the others on the list, it’s certain to leave you a legendary figure in your friend group. This dartboard cabinet set will make your friend’s house the place for parties and other fun. 

This cabinet contains a sisal bullseye, 6 darts, 6 flats, 2 scoreboards, and built-in LED lights, perfect for a game room or man cave. Consider this gift for the bachelor in your life.

Funny Gifts for The Everyman: Motherf*cking Homeowner Mug

Housewarming Gifts for Men, Women - First Home House Gifts For New Home Owner - Funny First Time House Warming Gift Ideas - Mother Effing Homeowner - Matte Black Mug, 11.5oz Coffee Cup

Someone moving into a new place likely has a large assortment of mugs. Still, if you’re looking for a simple gift that’s sure to get a smile, consider this Motherf*cking Homeowner Mug from Amazon. 

Simple. Useful. Funny. Unlikely to end up in the trash. 

For The Man You Don’t Know Very Well: Movie-Night Popcorn Set

Urban Accents MOVIE NIGHT Popcorn Kernels and Popcorn Seasoning Variety Pack (set of 8) - 3 Non-GMO Popcorn Kernel Packs and 5 Gourmet Popcorn Snack Seasoning

If you’re attending the housewarming party of a man you don’t know very well, a simple, tasty gift is ideal. This movie-night popcorn set includes different kernels and flavorings to try new combinations. 

What makes this gift so great is that it surrounds a fun task. It encourages the new homeowner to have a relaxing night off enjoying their new home. Amid moving-related chaos, that can be pretty amazing. 

Housewarming Gifts For Your Male Coworker: Traditional Housewarming Gift Basket

Traditional Housewarming Gift Basket

This basket contains classic housewarming gifts such as tea towels, bread, honey, and a wine glass. We love that this basket can be personalized with a message to add an extra level of thoughtfulness to this gift. Simple enough for a professional housewarming gift and useful enough not to throw it away. 

Consider this gift for managers or other colleagues who you work with closely, but with whom you don’t have a super intimate relationship. 

For The Dog-Loving Man: Custom Leash Holder

Personalized Wooden Dog Leash Holder

If you’re looking for a housewarming gift for a dog lover, look no further! This custom leash holder and basket are a great option for new homeowners with pooches. 

Select your color and add the name of your man’s best friend to complete this unique and thoughtful gift.

For The Artistic Pet-Owner: Custom Digital Minimalist Pet Portrait

Custom Digital Minimalist Portrait

For a present that’s sure to leave your pet-owner pal saying “Wow,” consider this custom digital minimalist pet portrait. The minimalist design is perfect for men who love their pets but don’t want to get too cute. 

This gift is a meaningful way to make their house feel more like home.

For The Tech-Lover: Wifi Extenders

TP-Link AC750 WiFi Extender (RE220), Covers Up to 1200 Sq.ft and 20 Devices, Up to 750Mbps Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, WiFi Booster to Extend Range of WiFi Internet Connection

Nothing is worse than moving into a new home and discovering that your Wifi doesn’t reach every corner of your house. Whether given to a gamer or someone who works at home, this gift is bound to impress. And quite possibly save the day. 

For the First-Time Homeowner: Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker

Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal

Amazon smart speakers are great for those who are tech-savvy or just beginning. This gift allows users to stream songs, play podcasts and audiobooks, and more. 

This gift is also useful for checking the news and weather, and its activation makes that easy. Tech-savvy guys can also connect this device to things like their thermostat, phone, and lights to make their home futuristic and convenient. 

Worried they already have an Alexa device? Not a problem. Linking multiple devices is a breeze.

For The Apartment Dweller: ISACCO Digital Air fryer 

Air Fryer, ISACCO Digital Air fryer 5 Quart Smart Hot Oven Cooker 170℉ to 400℉ with Digital Touch Screen, Preheat, Ringing Reminder, , Black, 4.7L

If you’re warming an apartment, an air fryer is sure to win you major points at a housewarming party. This gift is perfect for apartment dwellers with tiny electric stoves that don’t pack a punch.

Allowing you to cook healthy food that mimics the “fried” feel, but without the oil, your male friend can have his mozzarella sticks and eat them too.

For The Student: COZOO LED Desk Lamp with 3 USB Charging Ports and 2 AC Outlets

cozoo LED Desk Lamp with 3 USB Charging Ports and 2 AC Outlets,3 Color Temperatures & 3 Brightness Levels, Touch/Memory/Timer Function,10W Eye Protection Foldable Reading Light,Study Lamp for College

If your housewarming gift is for a male student, consider this LED desk lamp. Its three USB charging stations and two AC Outlets ensure that their smart devices will be charged. No more messing around with multiple cords or finding space in crowded outlets.

This desk lamp makes a great (and essential) gift for housewarming a dorm room or college apartment. 

For The Aspiring Chef: Flavors of Europe Gift Box

Flavors of Europe Gift Box

This gift box features European spices not commonly found in American grocery stores. It includes Greek seasoning, herbs de Provence, granulated Calabrian chile, French gray salt, sal de vino, Tuscan tomato, roasted garlic flakes, and rustic parmesan and herb seasoning. 

Coming in a gorgeous package, this gift is useful and tasty. 

For The Well-Read Man: Library Card Coaster Set

Teivio Square Absorbing Stone Coasters with Retro Library Due Date Card Design for Drinks, Cork Base with Holder for Housewarming Kitchen Library Decor, for Wooden Table Coffee Table, Set of 8

Remember the days when you’d stamp library cards with ink to show your due date? Simpler times. If you’re looking for a housewarming gift for a well-read man, consider these vintage library card coasters. This simple gift comes with a whole lot of nostalgia. 

These coasters will come in handy when your friend is reading in his new home. Set a cup of coffee or tea on it and avoid wet circles in style. 

For The Whiskey Fan: Make Your Own Whiskey Set

Make Your Own Whiskey Set

Why bring a bottle of liquor as a housewarming gift when you can inspire your friend to make their own? This whiskey set is a unique and surprising housewarming gift for liquor connoisseurs. 

This set allows the user to craft their whiskey with a unique flavor profile. The kit also contains two glass prep bottles and six whiskey ice cubes made out of stainless steel. 

The best part? This set comes with labels to name the combination. This could be a great option as an anniversary present to commemorate the day of move-in.

For The Man Who Hates to Clean: Shark Ion Robot Vacuum

Shark ION Robot Vacuum, Wi Fi Connected, Works with Google Assistant, Multi Surface Cleaning, Carpets, Hard Floors (Renewed)

Technology is pretty amazing, especially when it cleans your house. The Shark Ion Robot Vacuum keeps your house clean with no effort required. 

Simply tell Alexa to clean or connect to the device through the Shark app. The smart sensor navigation allows the advice to travel easily around objects and get the job done. 

For the Man Who Likes to Set The Mood: Philips Hue Premium Smart Bulbs

Philips Hue Premium Smart Bulbs, 16 Million Colors, for Most Lamps & Overhead Lights, Hub Required, Compatible with Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant (2 Pack)

Light bulbs might seem like an odd housewarming gift, but these are no ordinary light bulbs. With thousands of colors to choose from, this gift allows users to set their lighting to their mood or taste. 

Whether they like a green vibe for their gamer space or enjoy a relaxing blue in the office, these bulbs are a unique option with a big impact. 

For the Beer Enthusiast: Custom Wall-Mount Bottle Opener

Wall Mount Beer Bottle Opener

Any beer enthusiast worth his salt should have a wall-mount beer opener in their garage or man cave. This custom option brings an extra level of sophistication to this essential (but often overlooked) tool. 

What makes this special is the ability to add your gift recipient’s initials. This brings a classiness and personal touch to the housewarming present. 

For The Anti-social Man: Go Away Doormat

Juvale Go Away Doormat, Funny Front Door Welcome Mat for-Outdoor-Porch or Patio, Natural Coco Coir (17 x 30 in)

If you need a housewarming gift for someone who’d rather not have his house warmed, this doormat is a great option. Simple and to the point, it will greet (or, rather, send away) guests.

Final Thoughts: Think Outside The Box

When selecting a housewarming gift for a man, try to think outside of the box. What are they interested in? What might they not think to buy themselves? What, overall, would be useful?

A bottle of wine will do in a pinch, but a unique, thoughtful gift is the right strategy for giving a housewarming gift that won’t get thrown away.