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Get Sprung: A Tenant’s Guide to Springing into Action

As spring approaches, it’s a good time for tenants to start thinking about how they can make their living space more comfortable and sustainable. Here are some tips on what to keep in mind as the weather warms up:

Switch to energy-efficient light bulbs

As the days get longer, you’ll likely be using your lights less. But when you do need them, make sure you’re using energy-efficient bulbs. They’ll last longer and save you money on your energy bills.

Adjust your thermostat

If you do need to use the air conditioning or heating, make sure you’re using it efficiently. Set your thermostat to a reasonable temperature and consider using a programmable thermostat to automatically adjust the temperature based on your schedule.

Start a small garden

If you have outdoor space, consider starting a small garden. Not only will it provide you with fresh produce, but it can also help improve air quality and provide a peaceful space to relax.

Clean and replace air filters

Spring is a good time to clean or replace the air filters in your HVAC system. This will improve air quality and make your system more efficient.

Get rid of clutter

Spring is a great time to do some decluttering. Get rid of items you no longer need or use, and consider donating them to a local charity or thrift store.

Consider using natural cleaning products

As you do your spring cleaning, consider using natural cleaning products instead of harsh chemicals. Not only are they better for the environment, but they can also be safer for you and your family.

Use reusable shopping bags

When you’re out shopping, bring your own reusable bags instead of using disposable ones. This will reduce waste and help keep plastic out of landfills.

Choose sustainable products

When you’re buying new items for your home, look for products that are sustainable and environmentally friendly. This can include everything from furniture to cleaning supplies.

Take advantage of outdoor activities

As the weather gets warmer, take advantage of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, or picnicking. Not only will you get some exercise and fresh air, but it’s also a great way to enjoy nature and appreciate the beauty of spring.

By keeping these tips in mind, tenants can make their living spaces more sustainable and comfortable as spring approaches.

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