Remodeling your home can be fun and exciting, but it can also be very costly. Whether you have savings built up for your remodel project or you recently got approved for a line of credit, the money you have earmarked for the project can dissipate very quickly if you’re not careful.
As spring turns into summer and the temperatures start to rise, many people start to use their central air or air conditioning units to cool things down in their homes. However, there are times when you might find yourself without that option. Perhaps your home isn’t equipped with central air, or maybe you have an air conditioner in one or two rooms, but not others... or perhaps you are just trying to save some money by finding ways to stay comfortable without adding the expense of running your air conditioning. Below we provide some tips to help you stay cool in the summer without the help of air conditioning in your own home, while camping and even while traveling.
Summertime is often a time we see an unwelcome spike in our energy costs. Between air conditioning, fans, and pool filters running all day, we find ourselves looking for ways to cut our electric bills as much as possible. By adjusting our behaviors and making a few relatively simple and inexpensive changes, we can bring those electric bills down to a more reasonable amount.
Mortgage refinancing is somewhat of a hot topic at this time. With lower interest rates, the amount of refinancing applications is on the rise and these applications are keeping our mortgage lenders busy. However, the decision to refinance should not be made lightly. There are a number to things you should consider before you take the jump to refinance your mortgage.
The inside of your home might be newly renovated with new appliances, fresh pain and newly finished hardwood floors, but if your home is lacking curb appeal, you may never get potential buyers inside your front door. Your home’s exterior, along with your lawn, gardens, garage and walkways need to turn heads and grab the attention of buyers and passersby.