Barbara Winfield

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barbara Winfield is a freelance writer specializing in home furnishings, art and design. Her experience includes six years as Senior Editor for Woman’s Day Home Remodeling Magazine. Ms. Winfield the author of two home design books, The Complete Book of Home Details, and Dream Log Homes and Plans.

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MARCH 8, 2016 | TUESDAY
So, You Want to... Install a Water Softener

If everything you try to clean somehow ends up coated in a soapy film, there's likely a rational explanation—hard water. Despite its alarming name, hard water happens to be a common p...

FEBRUARY 25, 2016 | THURSDAY
The Dos and Don'ts of Tiling a Small Bathroom

Thanks to the abundance of design and colors on the market today, choosing tiles that can visually expand a small space is easier than ever. Whether you select mosaics, large tiles, or a ...

NOVEMBER 23, 2013 | SATURDAY
Buyer's Guide: Tubs

Equal parts meditative and functional, today’s bathroom has been transformed into a spa, a place to unwind and refresh the body. Situated at the heart of this relaxation center is the tub...

OCTOBER 16, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Replacement Windows

It's difficult to overstate the importance of windows in home design, not least because they have an impact on both the interior and exterior of a home. And this is one upgrade where ...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
Planning Guide: Outdoor Kitchens

The summer backyard barbeque, an American tradition, has developed into a year-round pastime that includes everything from the basic, traditional stand-alone grill to gourmet meals prepar...

NOVEMBER 1, 2011 | TUESDAY
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is just around the corner: time to get your house in shape for the cooler months ahead. Although autumn can be one of the busiest seasons for homeowners preparing for winter, it’s al...

SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 | MONDAY
10 Fall Home Maintenance Musts

Use these ten easy fall maintenance projects to keep your house in peak condition through the winter.