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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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...

MAY 16, 2017 | TUESDAY
Buyer’s Guide: Lawn Fertilizers

Whoever said, “The grass is always greener on the other side” probably wasn’t using the right stuff. When it comes to keeping a yard in top condition, all you really need is the best lawn...

MAY 8, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! The Best Flooring for Dogs

Q: I’m considering a complete overhaul of the floors in my home, but I'll need something that stands up over time to wear and tear from two pets. What’s the best flooring for dogs?A: Ther...

Solved! The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

Q: I’d like to lay some grass seed this year, but I don’t want to get the timing wrong and create more work than necessary. What’s the best time of year to sow a new lawn from scratch?A: ...

Solved! The Best Time to Water Grass

Q: I notice neighbors’ sprinklers running at all hours of the day. What’s the best time to water grass—and how much is enough?A: With many communities experiencing drought in recent years...

APRIL 7, 2017 | FRIDAY
7 Ways to Tackle Spring Cleaning with Vinegar

For homeowners who appreciate all natural ingredients and saving money on household necessities, baking soda and vinegar have been longtime favorites for tackling household cleaning. But ...

APRIL 3, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Choose The Best Paint for Bathrooms

Q: My master bath is in need of a quick refresh, but I'm worried about paint peeling. What’s the best paint for bathrooms? I’m looking for some guidance on both color and finish. A: While...

How To: Snake a Toilet

Let’s face it: Dealing with a clogged toilet is about as much fun—but, unfortunately, just as necessary—as a root canal. So if you’ve tried a plunger, a hot-water flush, or even a homemad...

All You Need to Know About Ceiling Fan Direction

Since its invention in the late 19th century, its introduction to American homes in the 1920s, and its resurgence in popularity in the 1970s, the ceiling fan has been a saving grace durin...

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...