Top home resolutions: Home inspiration for the new year

Phantom Screens / January 6, 2020

The new year marks a fresh start for homeowners looking to improve more than just their personal attributes. If you’re looking for some inspiration to start the year off right, see what other home goals people are putting on their New Year’s resolution list.

Cut down on energy costs

According to Statista, the most popular New Year’s resolution for 2020 is to better manage their finances (tied with eating healthier). In the home, this means cutting down on waste and investing in energy-efficient appliances. 

Replacing single-pane windows with Energy Star-qualified windows can save you upward of $465 a year on heating and cooling costs.

Create an outdoor oasis

Even though it’s winter, it’s never too early to start thinking about summer entertainment plans. The best compromise to get the most out of your space is to create an all-seasons patio. motorized retractable screens from Phantom Screens can be used for indoor and outdoor living spaces. Enjoy the fresh air while still having shade from the sun and the ability to control the climate. 

Prioritize safety

HGTV recommends every homeowner should make it a goal to improve the safety of their property in the new year. From changing the batteries in your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector to cleaning the lint and dust from your vents, now is the time to get to work on these little tasks that can end up being overlooked when the year turns hectic.

Start the year off right and and contact the experts at Phantom Screens for any questions about your indoor and outdoor screen needs.