Jennifer Noonan


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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MAY 30, 2019 | THURSDAY
8 Mistakes Most People Make with a Power Washer

Power-washing is not a mysterious process, but if done improperly, it can do serious damage. On your next power-washing project, be sure to avoid these common mistakes.

MAY 7, 2019 | TUESDAY
How To: Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie—Glechoma hederacea, also commonly known as ground ivy—is an insidious weed that is both resilient and adaptable, making it very difficult to control successfully. A membe...

MAY 6, 2019 | MONDAY
8 Times to Never, Ever Skip Paint Primer

Is it really worth the effort and expense to prime before you paint? Absolutely. A primer preps the painting surface and seals any stains so that the paint adheres well, and you’ll get th...

APRIL 29, 2019 | MONDAY
8 Reasons Not to Use Pesticides in Your Yard and Garden

The advent of modern pesticides has meant that even home gardeners can achieve pristine landscaping and gorgeous, green lawns with chemical management. But using pesticides also has its d...

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

With numerous kid-, pet- and earth-friendly ways to rid your garden of pesky weeds, here are nine stand-outs to put to the test.

Here Are All The Ways You’re Accidentally Ruining Your Tile

Durable, easy to clean, and available in many colors and shapes, it's easy to see why tile is such a popular option for kitchen backsplashes, bathroom walls, and floors throughout the hom...

12 Tips for Homeowners Who Want to Spend Less Time Mowing

Everyone wants to enjoy a beautiful lawn in the summertime, but almost no one loves mowing it. Cut down on the time you spend mowing your grass with some of these smart tips.

MARCH 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
11 Handy Uses for a Lint Roller

The modest lint roller may seem like a uni-tasker, but it's actually a pretty versatile tool that can make many daily chores a little easier. Check out our list of handy alternative uses ...

MARCH 19, 2019 | TUESDAY
20 Ways to Enjoy the Colors of the Year in Your Garden

Each year the design world eagerly awaits the announcement of the Colors of the Year by top paint brands. This year's crop of colors encompasses brilliant blues, rusty oranges, serene gra...

How To: Paint a Bathtub

The focal point of a full bath is often its tub, which ought to be pristine and gleaming. If yours is pitted, chipped, or scratched—or sporting an old-fashioned color that no longer suits...