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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APRIL 9, 2018 | MONDAY
The 8 Best Plants for Your Bedroom, and Why

Houseplants are more than just decorative accents. These natural household helpers reduce carbon dioxide and dust levels, and look great while doing it. But did you know that the mere pre...

MARCH 31, 2018 | SATURDAY
14 DIY Project Materials Hiding in Your Backyard

Sometimes you don’t need to go much farther than your back door to find the supplies you need for your DIY projects. Check out these ingenious creations for the home and garden that utili...

MARCH 27, 2018 | TUESDAY
11 Clever Ways to Hack Your Kitchen Appliances

Each kitchen appliance has a designated purpose, whether it’s toasting bread, making coffee, heating up food, or mixing ingredients. But clever homeowners can think outside the box and us...

MARCH 26, 2018 | MONDAY
11 Things Never to Buy at IKEA

With more than 400 stores nationwide, IKEA has quickly become a go-to retailer for functional, stylish furniture on a budget. The Swedish company produces ready-to-assemble pieces that ca...

MARCH 21, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
America’s Lowest Property Taxes Are in These 12 States

How much are you paying in property taxes? Depending on where you live, your property taxes may be modest, or they may actually be higher than your mortgage payment. If you're feeling the...

MARCH 12, 2018 | MONDAY
The 7 Most Annoying Things About Buying a Home

Buying a home is a major milestone. By the time someone puts in an offer on that dream home, there have already been months of careful budgeting, scouring listings, and attending open hou...

FEBRUARY 28, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
10 Signs Your House Isn’t Ready to Go on the Market

Think you’re ready to sell your house? Not so fast. First, you probably need to take care of a few straightforward cleaning and maintenance tasks. To give your house the best chance for a...

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
Paint Your Home One of These Colors to Make It Sell for More

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 ...