Gretchen Grant

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

General Manager at BobVila.com. Since buying a condo in NYC, home improvement has taken on a whole new meaning for her. Her prized possession: her father’s gift of a big red toolbox.

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JUNE 9, 2014 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: What Is the Cooperative Extension Service?

I’m sure you’ve read articles that suggested contacting your local Cooperative Extension Office for services like soil testing, but have you ever wondered exactly what Cooperative Extensi...

SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 | FRIDAY
Become a BobVila.com Forum Moderator!

Do you work as an architect, contractor, or interior designer? Or are you a diehard DIYer? For friends and family members, are you the go-to person when the kitchen faucet springs a leak,...

JUNE 4, 2012 | MONDAY
5 Tips for Moving: One Veteran's Advice

Five years ago today, I moved into my condo. It was the first home that I purchased. Not only did I have a new home, but I had gained some hard-won knowledge along with a river view. Star...

NOVEMBER 3, 2011 | THURSDAY
Three Home Improvement Innovations

Cooktops that use magnets to generate heat. Lawn trimmers without wheels. Dishwashers for outdoors. Innovation is happening all over home improvement. It’s inspiring to us here at BobVila...

SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 | THURSDAY
A Tape Measure with a Story

This old tape measure follows me around everywhere.   My father gave it to me, and it does the trick.   Sure, it’s a little heavier than today’s newest models and the tape itself doesn’t ...

AUGUST 15, 2011 | MONDAY
New Product: The Flux Chair

We at BobVila. com are dedicated to bringing you the most practical home improvement advice.   This new chair from Flux struck us as the ultimate in smart design and small space solutions...