Amy Lynch

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Amy Lynch is a veteran writer and editor specializing in design and decor, health and wellness, travel and culture. Her work has appeared on Brit + Co, Refinery29, The Hairpin and Collective Quarterly, just to name a few. Her background also includes work in content production for Fortune 50 brands, startups, and government agencies. Ms. Lynch lives, works, and plays in the weird, wild heart of Austin, TX.

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MAY 3, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

Q: I’d like to lay some grass seed this year, but I don’t want to get the timing wrong and create more work than necessary. What’s the best time of year to sow a new lawn from scratch?A: ...

APRIL 27, 2017 | THURSDAY
Solved! The Best Time to Water Grass

Q: I notice neighbors’ sprinklers running at all hours of the day. What’s the best time to water grass—and how much is enough?A: With many communities experiencing drought in recent years...

APRIL 7, 2017 | FRIDAY
7 Ways to Tackle Spring Cleaning with Vinegar

For homeowners who appreciate all natural ingredients and saving money on household necessities, baking soda and vinegar have been longtime favorites for tackling household cleaning. But ...

APRIL 3, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Choose The Best Paint for Bathrooms

Q: My master bath is in need of a quick refresh, but I'm worried about paint peeling. What’s the best paint for bathrooms? I’m looking for some guidance on both color and finish. A: While...

MARCH 8, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Snake a Toilet

Let’s face it: Dealing with a clogged toilet is about as much fun—but, unfortunately, just as necessary—as a root canal. So if you’ve tried a plunger, a hot-water flush, or even a homemad...

FEBRUARY 24, 2017 | FRIDAY
All You Need to Know About Ceiling Fan Direction

Since its invention in the late 19th century, its introduction to American homes in the 1920s, and its resurgence in popularity in the 1970s, the ceiling fan has been a saving grace durin...

FEBRUARY 10, 2017 | FRIDAY
All You Need to Know About Paint Types

A hardware store’s paint department presents an overwhelming number of options to any homeowner looking for a color refresh. The decision-making doesn’t stop after you’ve selected one spe...

NOVEMBER 11, 2016 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 7 Designs for a DIY Chair

Whether you're preparing to entertain a crowd or just looking to fill a sparse corner of your living room, a spare chair is just the ticket. But when you see that a store-bought seat ring...

NOVEMBER 4, 2016 | FRIDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Faucet Water Filters

More than four out of every 10 Americans use a home water treatment unit of some sort, according to the Water Quality Association and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)—and for goo...

OCTOBER 13, 2016 | THURSDAY
3 Tips for Smarter Security in the Digital Age

Once upon a time, the only type of theft a person had to worry about was the old-fashioned kind, in which someone might physically break into a house and steal material possessions that a...