Jennifer Noonan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A confessed DIY junkie, Jennifer Noonan writes about home improvement, gardening, and all things do-it-yourself. The recipient of degrees in International Relations and Library & Information Science from Syracuse University, Ms. Noonan has worked in media and related fields for over 15 years, including her time at MTV Networks, where she served as Manager of Digital Programming at Nickelodeon. Today, Ms. Noonan 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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OCTOBER 17, 2019 | THURSDAY
5 Fireplace Maintenance Tasks to Complete Every Fall

As days get shorter and the weather gets colder, we retreat indoors to the warmth of our homes and hearths. If you have a fireplace, fall is a great time to make sure the chimney and flue...

OCTOBER 10, 2019 | THURSDAY
How To: Clean a Humidifier

A hardworking room humidifier is a lifesaver during the dry, cold months of winter. Its dedicated function—adding moisture back into the air in your home—can soothe dry skin, improve the ...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 | FRIDAY
The 12 Best Tools Powered by Batteries

Don't let tangled cords get in the way of your home projects. These innovative tools help you get the job done all while running on battery power.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! Should You Really Kill House Centipedes?

Q: Eek! I woke up last night to use the bathroom and when I turned on the light, a bug with many legs scurried under the baseboard into the wall.  Is my home now crawling with house centi...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
10 Things to Know About Disposing of Old Electronics

Save cash and protect the environment by doing the right thing with your outmoded cell phone, tablet, and other gadgets.

AUGUST 27, 2019 | TUESDAY
What’s the Difference? Induction vs. Gas and Electric Stoves

Unlike a conventional gas or electric stove, an induction cooktop doesn’t produce thermal heat. Instead, electromagnets inside the burners transfer energy to the cookware on top of them. ...

AUGUST 12, 2019 | MONDAY
What a Difference a Floor Finish Makes!

There are so many beautiful finishes available in today’s solid wood flooring. With so many options, from distressed finishes to finishes that mimic oil-rubbing, you'll certainly find the...

AUGUST 1, 2019 | THURSDAY
14 Things It's Illegal to Throw in the Trash

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans generate more than 250 million tons of trash every year. We constantly toss food waste, paper products, and used household item...

JULY 24, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The 25 Most Dangerous Plants for Your Pet

You may be surprised at the number of very common plants—both indoor and out—that are toxic to pets. Check out our list of landscaping stalwarts (and few houseplants, too) that can make y...

JULY 22, 2019 | MONDAY
The 15 Worst Invasive Plants in America

Many of the most invasive plant species thriving in the United States came from elsewhere—mostly Europe and Asia. While they are often beautiful, these plants spread rapidly in an environ...