Many folks are aware of the hidden costs of buying a home—things like closing costs, homeowner’s association (HOA) fees, and property taxes. That’s not all you have to watch out for, though. There are other, even more hidden costs associated with owning a home. Let’s take a look at some of the less commonly discussed money pits that could be hiding in your home right now—and what you can do about them.Refrigerators
Most of us probably take our fridge for granted — after all, it just always seems to be there, stocked with food. It can be an incredible money pit, though, if you don’t keep a close eye on it. The average American household loses an [...]
An old couch here, an elsewhere-forbidden neon beer sign there – if you have a man cave, it’s probably not the most planned-out room in your house. Unless you’re among the most dedicated cave dwellers, your first man cave likely came together in pieces and could, therefore, use a good tune-up.
Luckily, you came to the right place. If you’re looking to impress guests this football season, check out these man cave hacks that will take your man cave to the next level.The Bar – Kegerators, Bottle Openers, and Liquor Dispensers
Even if the rest of your man cave sucks, if the bar serves its purpose well enough, no one will really notice. Sure, a wet bar is [...]
When deciding on a place to live and work, there are many factors to keep in mind, and weighing the pros and cons of each place can be a great way to narrow down a field of choices. Two cities that are worth contrasting are New Orleans, Louisiana and Denver, Colorado. These are two very different locations with unique points of interest and value. Although the climate can be very different in these areas, both cities offer a wonderful array of cultural events, activities, and natural environments for the whole family to explore and enjoy.Weather and Climate
New Orleans is one of the wettest cities in the U.S., with an average of 64 inches of rain and 59 sunny days each year. [...]