4 big-ticket items that are cheaper to buy in the spring - HMS National, Inc.

4 big-ticket items that are cheaper to buy in the spring

February 3, 2015

As a homeowner, it can be hard to decide when the best time is to make big purchases for your home. You'll probably consider your budget and how much you need the new appliance, but you should also take into account when items are typically on sale. There are a number of big-ticket items that are generally marked down substantially during the spring, so use this guide to get the most bang for your buck.

1. Televisions
If you're in the market for a new flat screen television, you'll want to start shopping in February or March. LifeHacker explained that during the post-holiday months, many TVs and home entertainment systems will be at their lowest prices. Make sure to shop around to find the steepest discounts on the TV of your dreams.

2. Air humidifiers
February and March are also a great time to purchase new humidifiers for your home. Many people are still battling dry skin during these months, so head to the store to get a state-of-the-art moisture machine. If you take proper care of this product, it will likely last you for years to come.

3. Small electronics
If you already got the television you wanted during the holidays, why not outfit it with the coolest gadgets during the spring? Consumer Reports explained that March is the best time to buy small electronics, like DVD players, Blu-ray players or speaker systems. With a little bit of savvy shopping, you could soon have the ultimate home theater that your friends and family will love.

4. Treadmills
Many people make resolutions to get in better shape during the new year, so what better way to ensure you stick to your goal than with a new treadmill. You'll be able to find this workout machine on sale during February, so scoop one up before the sales and your motivation are gone.

If you're in the market for other big appliances, like a new refrigerator or stove, be sure to use your HMS Home Warranty to get discounts on these items through the Appliance Buyline® Program. You'll be able to access great deals on the top appliance brands, and all you have to do is verify that you're an HMS customer.  

The information in these articles is intended to provide guidance on the proper maintenance and care of systems and appliances in the home. Not all of the topics mentioned are covered by our home warranty or maintenance plans. Please review your home warranty contract carefully to understand your coverage.