Tax Refund Home Improvements

calculator-428294_640There’s two things you can always count – death and taxes. Well, it’s that time of year again when CPAs and tax experts are at the busiest. If you’re one of the 54% of Americans who gets a tax refund this year, then it might be a good idea to invest that money back into your home so you can enjoy the benefits for years to come. Here are ideas on how to spend the check that will soon be burning a hole in your wallet (

Add Security

Consider upgrading your home’s security to keep your family safer. Get yourself a new front door that is made of steel so that it’s protected. You should also consider adding alarms to all of your windows to prevent break-ins from that entry point.

Fix the Garage

If you have those plain old garage doors that came standard when you bought the house, you should consider getting a new one. This can have a major transformative effect on your home and can really pick up the curb appeal if you plan to put your home on the market. New Appliances This may also be the right time to upgrade that old washer and drier combo or a new dishwasher or refrigerator. If you do your shopping right, you may also be able to get a tax refund again next year since the government does offer tax incentives for “going green” with environmentally responsible hardware.

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