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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MARCH 13, 2018 | TUESDAY
Solved! How Long Do Fire Extinguishers Last?

Q: I just moved into an apartment that has a fire extinguisher in the kitchen, but I’m not sure if it still works. So I’m wondering: How long do fire extinguishers last? How can I tell if...

MARCH 6, 2018 | TUESDAY
How To: Dispose of Paint Thinner

Composed of mineral spirits, turpentine, and acetone or other solvents, paint thinner effectively does its job of thinning oil-based paints and cleaning tools like brushes and rollers. Bu...

JANUARY 8, 2018 | MONDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Stick Vacuums

Thanks to its smaller motor, a stick vacuum is thinner and far more lightweight than its upright and canister cousins. Stick vacs, as the name implies, also have a longer reach than handh...

JANUARY 3, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
What’s the Difference? Satin vs. Semi-Gloss Paint

When you’re choosing fresh paint for your walls or wooden furniture, after color, the next big decision to be made is that of sheen. Two middle-of-the-road options for paint finish—satin ...

NOVEMBER 8, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Chest Freezers

Whether you have a large family to feed, do a lot of hunting or fishing, or simply tend to grocery-shop in bulk, a chest freezer—which offers additional cold storage to the freezer in you...

OCTOBER 30, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do About Mice in the Walls

Q: For the first time in my life, I have mice. I had thought that I dreamed the scratching and skittering sounds I heard coming from the walls and ceiling, but then I eventually found the...

OCTOBER 19, 2017 | THURSDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Nonstick Cookware

Practical nonstick cookware is popular with kitchen newbies and experienced chefs alike. After all, cooking with coated vessels can prevent foods from sticking to surfaces, saving meals f...

OCTOBER 19, 2017 | THURSDAY
5 Types of Tile Worth Considering in Your Next Renovation

Walk into a home improvement store on a mission to renovate your kitchen or bath, and you may find yourself overwhelmed with the types of tile available. Dozens of sizes, shapes, material...

SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 | THURSDAY
How To: Remove Stickers from Glass

Whether it’s a new mirror that you brought home or a wine bottle that you’re using for a DIY project, lifting the price tag or label from glass always end up being tougher than you'd expe...

AUGUST 14, 2017 | MONDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Electric Grills

Grilled food fans, rejoice! The industry has been busy perfecting electric grills, filling a need for folks who want the ease and flavor of grilling all year long. This guide will help yo...