There are a million things to do to get ready for the events of this time of year, not the least of which is shopping! Whether you have a ton of people on your list to shop for or, just a handful you will probably be out looking for the best deals and bargains on your loved ones favorite things.
While you’re out shopping, why not take a look at your nearest home improvement store? This is the perfect time of year to find great deals on items that you might not normally buy anyway. And, many of these items are designed to have a positive impact on your water bill.
Most people will spend at least $500 dollars on gifts for others during these shopping days. Consider earmarking some of your spending as an investment in beautifying your home. Here are just a few examples of plumbing items that you could purchase this month:
- Whether you have been dreaming of a bathroom remodel or you just want to spruce up the look a little, new bathroom fixtures do the trick every time. With so many different style options and price points, you’re sure to find something that will fit your needs. Not to mention the great sales this time of year. You could easily upgrade the fixtures in your entire house for pennies on the dollar.
- The newer the appliances, the better the water efficiency. In fact, that is the design priority these days for all new appliances. The federal government regulates that water heaters meet a certain benchmark for water efficiency. Your dishwasher and washing machine are also important water efficient appliances. If you haven’t purchase a new one in some time, now is the time to consider it.
- No one really thinks about shopping for a toilet. But, now is the time to do it! Installing a low-flow toilet into your bathroom can have a huge impact on your water bill. Even just installing low-flow accessories to your toilet that are designed to conserve water with each flush can help. Add a toilet to your shopping list!
Shopping this time of year can be hectic, chaotic, and stressful. But, it can also be very fruitful and you’re sure to find some things at a steal that you didn’t intend on buying. Make sure a trip to your favorite hardware store is on the list!