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 1, 2020 | FRIDAY
12 Surprising Ways Spring Cleaning Can Backfire

Your spring cleaning list will only get longer if you make these all-too-common cleaning mistakes.

FEBRUARY 3, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Showerhead Options for the Bathroom

Whether you’re researching showerheads as part of a larger bathroom renovation project or simply because you’re fed up with the drippy drizzle that comes out of your current fixture, you ...

FEBRUARY 3, 2020 | MONDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Plungers

It happens to all of us at one point or another. A shower drain backs up and refuses to empty out the tub, a sink fills up far faster than it empties itself out, or—the most dreaded momen...

JANUARY 5, 2020 | SUNDAY
Buyer's Guide: Cutting Boards

Want to keep your countertops in good shape? Cutting boards are key accessories for any kitchen, providing a durable, hygienic place to slice and dice ingredients without marring the surf...

JANUARY 3, 2020 | 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—and for good reas...

MARCH 22, 2019 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Nail Guns

Whether you’re repairing a roof, redoing your wood floors, or starting any other type of major do-it-yourself project, chances are you’ll want a nail gun (also called a “nailer”). This ha...

JULY 23, 2018 | MONDAY
How To: Balance a Wobbly Ceiling Fan

Even in the age of central air, ceiling fans still have their lofty place. The welcome breeze they provide evaporates sweat and contributes to the cooling effect every home calls for in s...

MAY 15, 2018 | TUESDAY
How To: Tighten a Toilet Seat

From the pressure of people sitting to the constant opening and closing of the lid and/or seat, your toilets probably get more traffic than any other seat in the house. So it’s understand...

MAY 7, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! The Best Type of Oil to Use for a Lawn Mower

Q: I haven't changed my lawn mower's oil since last season, so I'm feeling rusty. Remind me: What type of oil can I use in my lawn mower?A: You're not alone. In fact, this bit of lawn mow...

APRIL 9, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do About a Leaky Refrigerator

Q: There’s a small daily puddle on my kitchen floor that seems to be coming from my refrigerator—not from anything inside, but from the fridge itself. Why is my refrigerator leaking water...