Does Your Tax Refund Have You Seeing Green? | Air Experts

Does Your Tax Refund Have You Seeing Green?

Once again, tax season is upon us. It’s OK, you can go ahead and groan! We understand the frustration associated with doing your taxes. But don’t forget, sometimes filing taxes can turn in your favor. If you’re one of the lucky folks who will be seeing green with a refund this year, you might be considering ways to spend that extra cash.

And if you’re looking for ideas, you’ve come to the right place. Air Experts can do more than offer quality HVAC service. We can also share quality tips on improving your indoor space.

Here are some fun, budget-friendly ways to spruce up your home this tax season if you get cash back.

Cash in On Home Improvement This Spring

Don’t let those “Benjamins” burn a hole in your pocket. Treat your home with these ideas.

Insulate the attic.

If you’re experiencing uneven temperatures in your home, one reason could be poor insulation. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, homeowners can save up to 20% on their heating and cooling costs with proper sealing and insulating. When you add insulation to your attic, you can help lower energy bills, improve comfort, reduce outside noise, and keep your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer.

Add a ceiling fan.

Do you have a central room where your family spends most of their time? Adding a ceiling fan to this common area is an affordable and energy-efficient way to manage indoor heating and cooling temps. During the summertime a ceiling fan can help keep your room cooler. In the winter, you can reverse the fans blades and they will push warm air down and keep your space cozy.

Make over a room with some fresh paint.

Have you been considering some fresh interior design? Try a bright, new coat of paint. Even just painting an accent wall with an updated color can uplift a room–and your spirits. Once you’ve repainted, consider rearranging your furniture and adding some colorful new throw pillows. Instant makeover!

Purchase a smart thermostat.

Smart thermostats are just that—smart. And they are an affordable and energy efficient way to boost your home comfort. These little beauties learn your home patterns (when you’re away and when you’re home) and can adjust your indoor temperature accordingly. Plus, they can be controlled from your smart phone.

Update an appliance.

If you have an old, unreliable appliance, it could be sucking up more energy than you realize. Replacing an outdated appliance with an energy-efficient model will help lower energy bills. So, take that tax refund and splurge for that new oven, dishwasher, or refrigerator.

Boost your O2. Get a plant.

Adding an indoor plant doesn’t just add a pop of green color to a room, it helps improve air quality, too. Plants such as bamboo palm, dragon trees, peace lilies, and spider plants can help freshen and clean the air naturally, according to HGTV.

Treat your home to a maintenance plan.

Regular maintenance for your home’s heating and cooling system helps keep it working at peak efficiency year in and year out – and helps save money. Plus, regularly maintained systems experience considerably fewer breakdowns, and may reduce the need for costly repairs. If you’d like more information about the Air Experts’ Energy Savings Agreement, ask your technician during your next HVAC tune-up or call today to sign up as a member!

Whatever you decide to do with this year’s tax refund, we wish you the best as a new season unfolds. Happy Spring!

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