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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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...

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Clean a Shag Rug

Shag rugs are enjoying a resurgence, thanks to their groovy textured looks and comfy feel underfoot. The potential bummer? Those long tendrils catch dirt and dust particles quickly. Wheth...

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 | MONDAY
9 Ways Your Neighbors Can Screw Up Your Home Sale

If you’ve ever been on the hunt for that perfect piece of real estate, you know that decisions aren’t made by checklists alone. Sure, factors like location, square footage, and number of ...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 | THURSDAY
Solved! What to Do About Squirrels in the Attic

Q: I keep hearing noise coming from upstairs and am fairly sure that a family of squirrels has taken up residence in my house. Short of setting traps, what’s the safest way to tell that t...

SEPTEMBER 3, 2016 | SATURDAY
Buyer's Guide: Wireless Doorbells

Among the many advantages of high-tech home accessories is their ability to let us untangle ourselves from old-fashioned wired systems, granting us new-found flexibility and convenience, ...

AUGUST 3, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! What to Do About Wasps

Q: I’ve found not one but multiple wasps hanging out inside my house over the past few days, but no nest. Where could they be coming from? And—more importantly—how do I get rid of them?A:...

AUGUST 1, 2016 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do When the Toilet Won’t Flush

Q: Help! My toilet won’t flush. The handle moves freely, but nothing happens when I press down. Can I fix it without calling a plumber?A: For what it’s worth, you’re experiencing an issue...

JULY 19, 2016 | TUESDAY
10 Unusual Tricks for Your Easiest-Ever Paint Job

One of the simplest ways to spruce up your space is to add a fresh coat of paint. Painting is a fairly straightforward process that almost anyone can master, and in contrast to larger hom...

JULY 15, 2016 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Designs for a DIY Door

At its core, a door's construction is mostly the same; learn to build one, and you can fashion as many as your home has doorways. The small details like color, texture, and hardware disti...

JULY 13, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Lawn Edgers

Whether your yard is large or small, minimally landscaped or filled with flower beds, one of the easiest ways to keep it looking sharp is to invest in a quality lawn edger to tame unruly ...