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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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

An old and corroded shower head not only looks unattractive to shower underneath, but the outdated model can be costing you more on your monthly water bill. For a quick fix, replace the s...

JULY 14, 2017 | FRIDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Portable Air Conditioners

In the ambient heat of summer, nothing beats walking inside to a blast of chilled air. But while air conditioning provides a welcome relief from high temperatures, central air or even win...

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! Here's How Long It Takes 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 paint to dry?A: You're smart to check! All...

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...

JUNE 1, 2017 | THURSDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Solar Path Lights

Many homeowners like to enjoy the warmer months by entertaining in the backyard, dining on the patio, and playing lawn games. Solar path lights add the extra brightness to your outdoor sp...