Amy Lynch


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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How To: Fix a Stuck Zipper

The zipper is a staple in daily life, keeping everything from jeans and jackets to duffel bags and lunch boxes closed tight. Still, for all its simple utility, nearly everyone has experie...

JULY 20, 2017 | THURSDAY
The Complete Guide to Decoding Laundry Symbols

Take a look at your clothing tags before your next load of laundry. If you're lucky, they'll include a set of fine-print instructions for care without any confusion—but, occasionally, you...

JULY 18, 2017 | TUESDAY
How to Change a Shower Head in Under an Hour

If the only obstacle standing in your way of replacing an old and corroded shower head is knowing how to replace a shower head, this article is for you. Not only is it disheartening to sh...

JULY 11, 2017 | TUESDAY
How To: Clean an AC Filter

Though often overlooked, air conditioner filters are responsible for a mighty important job: keeping dust, dirt, and other debris out of the air we breathe indoors. As they improve your a...

JUNE 23, 2017 | FRIDAY
Porcelain or Ceramic: Which Tile Type Is Right for You?

When considering a tile refresh for any floor, wall, or countertop, keep porcelain and ceramic tiles top of mind for their classic look and clean-lined appearance. Homeowners love their d...

JUNE 13, 2017 | TUESDAY
How To: Move a Refrigerator

When you’re starting out in a new home or renovating the kitchen in your current one, the time may come when you must figure out how to move a refrigerator. With fridges weighing in anywh...

JUNE 6, 2017 | TUESDAY
Solved! How Long Does it Take for Paint to Dry?

Q: I’m about to refresh my living room walls, but I’ve seen different opinions on how long to wait between coats of paint. How long does it take for paint to dry?A: You’re smart to check!...

JUNE 5, 2017 | MONDAY
12 Big Ideas for Small Backyards

There’s a common misconception that for a garden to flourish it has to be given lots of land and room to breathe. In reality, a small space can provide the foundation for a fantastic gard...

JUNE 2, 2017 | FRIDAY
All You Need to Know About Gel Stain

When it’s time to finish a wood-based project, your options tend to seem at one end of the spectrum or the other: choosing between a traditional varnish or stain that leaves the character...

MAY 18, 2017 | THURSDAY
Solved! What to Do About a Smelly Dishwasher

Q: I’ve noticed an unpleasant odor coming from my dishwasher, and my usual dishwashing detergent clearly isn’t strong enough to tackle it. Any ideas for freshening things up a smelly dish...