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Trachelle Spencer 11/15/2022

Holiday Gift Guide for Homeowners

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Are you looking for unique and unexpected holiday gifts? Are you helping friends celebrate their first home purchase? Or maybe you would like to welcome new neighbors to your community?  We gathered 15 modern and creative gift ideas that would satisfy the most discerning homeowner.



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A gift of outdoor plants is perfect for the gardener in your life. Not only do perennials outlast the giving season, but they provide instant curb appeal. Consider evergreens that maintain their leaves throughout the entire year. Or, if you want to provide a pop of color go with spring bulbs , which can be planted as late as December or January.




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Personalized Doormat

When guests come over for a visit, create a warm and friendly welcome with the gift of a personalized doormat .  Introduce a sense of style and protect the home's flooring from harsh winter elements.




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Keyless Door Lock

Provide peace of mind and greater security with a keyless entry lock .  Changing locks is one of the most important things a new homeowner should do to protect their family and possessions. 




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Doorbell Camera

Is your homeowner seeking additional exterior security?  Doorbell cameras offer a discreet way to manage front door activity.  Your friends can also take advantage of additional discounts provided by their insurance company




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Connected Smoke Detector

Let's take the smart technology inside with connected smoke detectors . These advanced models detect fires quicker than the stand-alone fire alarms. Homeowners are notified of emergencies on their phones, resulting in faster and safer response times.




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Smart Thermostat

Here is another smart technology gift that can help your friends save money.  Programmable thermostats keep home temperatures consistent and can sense when owners are home or away.  They can save up to 10% on heating and cooling costs. 




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Portable Power Station

While a generator is not the most tech-forward gift under the tree, your loved ones will thank you during those coldest and dreariest times of year.  Know your family can power anything from their phones to a TV during a power outage.




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Emergency Preparedness Kit

Whether your friend lives in an area known for natural disasters or you just want to help them be prepared for the unexpected, consider an emergency kit.  These kits contain all of the supplies needed including a hand crank radio, food and water rations, personal hygiene products and basic survival gear.




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Home Tool Kits

First time homeowners will need a tool kit to complete their everyday DIY projects.  The additional toolbox allows for easy storage and portability. 




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Garage Floor Paint Kit

For the car enthusiasts on your list, they would love a garage floor coating system.  Not only does a high quality coat protect concrete garage floors, but it makes their garage space more appealing and safer to use for other purposes such as a home gym.




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Modern Hardware

Now it's time to add some bling.  Replacing door handles, hinges and cabinetry hardware are great options to give spaces a new look without having to complete a major renovation. 




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Even for the person who has everything, artwork makes an incredible gift.  Art doesn't have to be limited to paintings, decorative sculptures can also be a statement piece. For a more personalized option, consider souvenirs from your recent travels, which would also have more meaning. 




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Home Decor & Furniture

Details make the difference and help define the ambiance of any home.  Your friend would appreciate whimsical decor and furnishings that appeals to both their glamorous and playful sides.




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House Plants

Indoor plants have increased in popularity and can beautify any room.  There are so many benefits! They improve indoor air quality and also produce food. More importantly plants have demonstrated the ability to relieves stress. What's not to love?



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Give the gift of Home Equity .  RezDox helps your friends manage their home like a pro. They can track their home improvement projects and know the useful life of their major systems. You can even help them anticipate future repairs with RezDox RULS (Residential Useful Life Score.) If home organizing becomes too overwhelming, let them take advantage of RezDox's Data Entry Services.



Trachelle Spencer

Co-founder RezDox



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