The spring season is a favorite time for doing home improvement projects. It is when homeowners wipe the dust that gathered over the cold weather season and start projects like updated the bathroom or even completely remodeling the kitchen.
However, now is the time of year when all of the best sales are going on and you could have a chance to grab some great deals on items for your home. Many people are out this time of year buying things for the friends and loved ones. But, since you’re going to be out anyway, why not keep your eyes open for items that will add some shine to your home once the frost thaws?
Updating your bathroom or doing some kitchen remodeling are two of the best ways to add value to your home. Of course, these projects must be done with a budget in mind. While there are normally sales on appliances and such all year around, the best sales are during these holiday months.
Here are just a few items that you should add to your shopping list:
- Maybe put it down on the bottom of the list, but shopping for a new toilet this time of year is essential. There are new models coming out every year and retailers need to make room. Plus, the holiday season is the busiest time of the year so it’s the perfect opportunity to get rid of some inventory.
- While it is not part of any kind of remodel, a new washing machine is a key point to improving the overall function of your home. If you have an older washing machine it probably uses way too much water and electricity. A newer model will have a big impact on your monthly utility bills and some even come with a hefty tax break.
- Plumbing fixtures that are designed to conserve water are a very popular item these days. The average shower uses two gallons of water per minute of use. Anything that can be done to reduce the amount of water used around the house is a good thing. Showerheads and faucets come in a variety of styles, each designed to use as little water as possible.
Keep your eyes peeled for sales on all items that you might need for your remodel. Or, if you’re just in the habit of freshening up your home in the spring you might be able to do much more than you planned by shopping the holiday sales.