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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NOVEMBER 25, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders

Q: We love to watch the birds in our backyard, and have installed several feeders that have successfully attracted them. Unfortunately, the seed we put out also attracts a lot of squirrel...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
25 Ways to Enjoy Your Garden This Winter

The cold weather may curb your enthusiasm for the outdoors, but there is still plenty of pleasure to be taken from a garden, even after your favorite plants have gone dormant. Check out o...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 Home Heating Mistakes That Spike Your Bills

There are a lot of steps you can take to improve your home’s energy efficiency, and there is a lot you can do to damage it too. Make the most of your energy spending this winter by avoidi...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Simplest Strategy for Raking Leaves

Fall brings football games, hot apple cider, pumpkin carving, and other seasonal delights. But for homeowners with deciduous trees on their property, autumn calls to mind one thing above ...

NOVEMBER 18, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Fix and Prevent Wallpaper Peeling

Q: We’ve bought our dream fixer-upper and are slowly DIY-ing our way through each room. One of the bedrooms has some vintage wallpaper I really love, but it’s peeling in some places. Is t...

NOVEMBER 11, 2019 | MONDAY
15 Household Mainstays from Your Childhood That You Won't Find in New Homes

As technology continues to evolve all around us, household items that were once commonplace have slowly fallen out of favor to be replaced by the latest and greatest. Whatever happened to...

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 | TUESDAY
Wait, Is It Actually a Mistake to Rake Leaves?

Every year, fall reintroduces us to a raft of pleasures that we get to experience in no other season—hot apple cider, pumpkin carving, and so on. But fall also signals the return of one c...

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.