Jennifer Noonan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A confessed DIY junkie, Jennifer writes about home improvement, gardening, upcycling, and all things do-it-yourself. She lives in Delaware with her husband and daughters, where she is ardently teaching the next generation how to use power tools.

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FEBRUARY 13, 2018 | TUESDAY
10 Ways to Keep Your Car From Getting Stolen

A well-trained thief can break into your car in less than 10 seconds, and it takes only a minute to hot-wire it and drive off. A car is stolen approximately every 41 seconds in the United...

FEBRUARY 5, 2018 | MONDAY
10 Paint Colors That Will Increase Your Home’s Value

Selling your home? If so, never underestimate the value of curb appeal. Buyers will often pay a premium for the prettiest house on the block, and paint color plays a huge role in that det...

JANUARY 23, 2018 | TUESDAY
11 Things Your Contractor Won’t Tell You for Free

While some home improvement and maintenance projects require professional help, others are easy enough to do yourself. But most homeowners can’t get through a DIY job without some advice ...

JANUARY 3, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
7 Ways You're Ruining Your Car

Preventive maintenance is key to keeping your car working well, but it's important to do it right. Here are 7 common car care mistakes you’re probably making and some tips on correcting t...

DECEMBER 22, 2017 | FRIDAY
9 Extraordinary Uses for Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is a great material for packing, but it has a lot of other, very practical uses. When you get a box with bubble wrap in it, resist the urge to pop it all for stress relief! In...

DECEMBER 11, 2017 | MONDAY
How To: Clean Mattress Stains

A good mattress is a big-ticket purchase, but stains—from bodily fluids to breakfast-in-bed accidents—are often inevitable. What’s more, in most cases a visible stain will void the warran...

DECEMBER 5, 2017 | TUESDAY
8 Exotic Houseplants You’ve Never Heard Of

Houseplants bring natural vitality to any interior space, and thanks to modern technology, uncommon varieties from around the world are available to anyone willing to flex their green thu...

NOVEMBER 28, 2017 | TUESDAY
7 Tricks Every Driver Needs to Know This Winter

If you drive in winter weather, you're running the risk that your car could get hung up in slush, snow, or ice. Fortunately, if you're armed with these tips and techniques, you shouldn’t ...

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 | TUESDAY
10 Good Things Your Town May Give You for Free

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Many municipalities, for instance, offer freebies that go way beyond the occasional refrigerator magnet, key chain, or letter opener. Here'...

OCTOBER 30, 2017 | MONDAY
12 Seriously Doable Ways to DIY a Kitchen Table

The kitchen table is the hub of the home, serving as a family gathering spot for more than just dining. But many models come at a pretty steep price, and an upgrade can turn into a substa...