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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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...

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...