Debra Immergut

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Debra Immergut is a home and design writer based in Massachusetts. She specializes in creative DIY projects and trends in indoor and outdoor living.

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JUNE 7, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
10 Surprising Things You Can Do with a Plastic Straw

Drinking straws seem to have only one purpose, but they have become a DIY darling. It’s not hard to see why: They’re produced in an endless range of fun colors and patterns, they’re cheap...

MAY 23, 2017 | TUESDAY
10 Things to Know Before You Set Foot in a Mattress Store

Buying a new mattress can be an overwhelming experience—not to mention a big investment. In recent years, homeowners who walk into a mattress store have enjoyed countless benefits, such a...

MARCH 21, 2017 | TUESDAY
11 Myths Homebuyers Should Never Believe

From the open house to securing a mortgage to closing day, purchasing a home is a complex and daunting process. Here are 11 myths that home buyers should abandon if they hope to keep a cl...

FEBRUARY 13, 2017 | MONDAY
10 Decisions Homeowners Never Regret

When it comes to shelling out for renovations and fixes, homeowners have no shortage of options. So when is it smart to splurge and when is it foolish? From wiring to landscaping, here ar...

FEBRUARY 1, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
Bathroom Envy: 15 Jaw-Dropping Rooms We Love

First and foremost, a bathroom should be functional—but homeowners don’t need to compromise on aesthetics for practicality. Get inspired by these 19 awe-inspiring bathrooms that give a st...

JANUARY 16, 2017 | MONDAY
10 Emergencies Every Homeowner Should Know How to Handle

It’s a law of nature and of home-owning: whatever can go wrong, eventually will. With a bit of preparedness and forethought, though, damage from household mishaps needn’t be disastrous. H...

JANUARY 3, 2017 | TUESDAY
10 Chores You Only Have to Tackle Once This Year

We all aspire to a tidy home, but sticking to a regular cleaning routine can be challenging. While some areas demand constant attention--think kitchen counters-- others will be fine with ...

DECEMBER 20, 2016 | TUESDAY
The 10 Best Home Makeovers of 2016

2016 may very well be remembered as the year of dramatic reveals. As it winds down, let’s take a moment to admire the most eye-popping before-and-after decorating moments of the past 12 m...

DECEMBER 9, 2016 | FRIDAY
12 Other Ways to Decorate with X-Mas Ornaments

Ornament collections seem to grow exponentially as time goes by, thanks to plentiful purchases, crafting sessions, and numerous family hand-me-downs. Instead of keeping your excess orname...

NOVEMBER 15, 2016 | TUESDAY
7 Fictional Towns You Can Visit in Real Life

Want to catch a little Tinseltown glamour—without actually going to Tinseltown? Plan a trip to one of these quirky faux hamlets, built as sets for film shoots that wrapped years ago. Tour...