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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MARCH 31, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
MERV Ratings: What Do They Mean?

When we set out to build a new construction home, we had a lot of research to do. Having lived in city apartments for the previous 20 years made the job a lot harder. We’d always relied o...

DECEMBER 4, 2020 | FRIDAY
10 Things to Do Now if You Plan to Buy a House Next Year

Your home search and purchase will go more smoothly if you’re prepared. Here’s your to-do list.

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
10 No-Care Plants for Killer Curb Appeal in Every Season

The sky might be gray and the ground might be cold, but that doesn't mean your landscaping has to look so dreary in the winter. These 10 plants look great in your yard all year long.

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 | TUESDAY
9 Things No One Tells You About Selling the Family Home

Nothing about selling the family home after the death of a parent is easy. Going into the process with your eyes open can help you navigate the pain and avoid the pitfalls.

OCTOBER 6, 2020 | TUESDAY
Old-School Car Maintenance Tricks All Drivers Should Know

There’s no need to go to a mechanic for all of your car maintenance needs. You can perform these tried-and-true fixes yourself with things you probably have laying around the house.

OCTOBER 5, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Trees That Spell Trouble for Your Yard

Avoid planting these troublesome trees in your yard.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Trees to Plant for Fall Foliage

There's no need to travel for leaf peeping in the fall if you plant any of these trees in your yard.

AUGUST 7, 2020 | FRIDAY
10 Water Features to Make Any Backyard Landscape Complete

From koi ponds to waterfalls, birdbaths to garden streams, we've gathered together our favorite backyard bubblers, gurglers, and soothers.

AUGUST 6, 2020 | THURSDAY
10 Fast-Growing Plants for (Almost) Instant Curb Appeal

Bright flowers and colorful foliage are the easiest ways to amp up your curb appeal. If you're in a rush to get things growing, try one of these fast-blooming varieties to add instant cha...

JULY 15, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Pests, Be Gone! 11 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Critter-Free

No need to use chemicals—instead, use these herbal, fruity, or soap-laden solutions for problems with pests like ants, mice, and mosquitos.