Home Improvements  To Make With Your

Tax Refund 

$100 - $10,000

1. Improve Kitchen Storage

With less than $100, renters and owners alike can buy products for storing sheet pans, pot lids, dry goods, and more to make their kitchen storage easier to navigate.

3. Install Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper

The total cost of the project will vary, depending on the size of the space, but average wallpaper prices range from under $1 to $5 per square foot.

4. Have Rugs  Professionally Cleaned

While it’s possible to clean rugs yourself, nothing can compare to the results that the pros can deliver. The national average cost for carpet cleaning is $178 per carpet, but it’s well worth it.

5. Add Home Automation

Tech lovers looking to indulge in the latest home gadgets may want to consider adding smart home automation this year.

7. Upgrade Light Fixtures

Good lighting is one of the unsung heroes of any well-decorated home. Consider using your tax refund to upgrade light fixtures throughout your house, swapping out builder basic models for picks that have more style and personality.

8. Hire a Gardener

Expect to spend about $225 a month, or $2,700 a year, for basic garden upkeep. Those with bigger budgets should consider investing in professional landscaping.

10. Buy New Appliances

Using a tax refund to invest in new, energy-efficient appliances can actually save money in the long run when it comes to energy costs.

11. Build a Deck

Not only will a deck add an aesthetically pleasing outdoor space to your home, but it will also increase the overall value of your property.

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