Deirdre Mundorf

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Deirdre is a freelance writer who most enjoys writing in the home, family, and pet niches. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor of Science degree is Psychology and spent the first 11 years of her career as an elementary school teacher. After the birth of her first child, Deirdre left the teaching profession to become a stay-at-home-mom. However, it wasn't long until she rekindled her former passion for writing and took up freelance writing. When not writing, Deirdre enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling. Deirdre Mundorf on LinkedIn.

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JUNE 13, 2022 | MONDAY
3 Ways Baking Soda Can Help Maintain Your Swimming Pool

Q: I just moved into a new home with a pool in the backyard. I have never had my own pool and am new to all the necessary maintenance tasks. I’ve heard that you can use baking soda for yo...

JUNE 13, 2022 | MONDAY
The 30 Best Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts of 2022

Father’s Day 2022 is tomorrow, Sunday, June 19. If you haven’t had a chance to start shopping yet, don’t panic. While it may not be possible to get everything on Dad’s wishlist delivered ...

JUNE 10, 2022 | FRIDAY
How to Properly Dispose of a Fire Extinguisher

Q: I was cleaning out my parents’ house the other day, and I found an fire extinguisher that looks like it’s about 20 years old. What’s the best way to get rid of it? Any advice you can g...

JUNE 10, 2022 | FRIDAY
7 Brilliant Ways to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard

Fireflies, which are actually a type of beetle, are unique creatures. Also called lightning bugs, these insects are most active in the summer months and are easily recognized by the flick...

JUNE 10, 2022 | FRIDAY
29 Corner Garden Ideas to Fill Out Every Nook and Cranny of Your Yard

The corners of your yard don’t have to be wasted space. With the right ideas, you can turn those corners into gorgeous garden spaces!Whether you have a tiny backyard, are looking for eye-...

JUNE 10, 2022 | FRIDAY
It Pays to Make These 5 Curb Appeal Updates

This is the second installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2022, a month-long series featuring high-ROI home improvements on kitchens, curb appeal, bathrooms, and outdoor livi...

JUNE 7, 2022 | TUESDAY
The 20 Best Lawn Care Products of 2022 for a Healthy and Beautiful Yard

Keeping your lawn or garden looking its best not only adds to the curb appeal of your home, it can also help you enjoy spending time in your yard or entertaining others. While taking care...

JUNE 7, 2022 | TUESDAY
13 Floating Deck Ideas Perfect for Big or Small Backyards

When most people hear the word deck, they immediately visualize wooden planks and rails attached to the side of a structure, most commonly a house. However, not all decks are connected to...

JUNE 7, 2022 | TUESDAY
Solved! How Much Water Does a Washing Machine Use?

Q: I’m shopping for a new washing machine and I am trying to decide if one of the energy-efficient models is really worth it. How much water does a washing machine use? Is there a signifi...

JUNE 6, 2022 | MONDAY
Condo vs. Townhouse: What’s the Difference, and Which One is Right For You?

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or you’re ready to retire and downsize, you might be wondering whether a townhouse or a condo is right for you. If you’re not completely clea...