Kat Hodgins

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Name: Kat Hodgins

Title: Contributing Writer

Kat Hodgins is a freelance copy and content writer based out of Vancouver, Canada. This lifelong DIYer and hands-on learner has been a freelance writer for over a decade and a BobVila.com contributor since 2020. With an affinity for jumping headfirst into home projects and finding products that make home life easier, Kat’s major contributions to the Bob Vila team are in DIY ventures and home goods. 

Expertise and Experience

In her tenure as a professional writer, Kat has written for many companies, including BobVila.com, Dentex, Good Digital, Interesting Things, MarketOne, Nest Designs, Perk.com Canada, Run Wild My Child, This is LD, and more. 

Prior to freelancing, Kat was the copy editor at Canadian Aviator Magazine and a member on staff at OP Publishing Media Group. Proficient in writing SEO content, social media content, landing pages, sales letters, newsletters, brand statements, and more, Kat can take a complex idea and turn it into a digestible, enjoyable read for the target audience. 

Kat primarily writes content for home goods, DIY projects, health care, and luxury clothing. She’s also experienced in writing about tech, finance, high-end real estate development, outdoor living, and several trades.

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DECEMBER 26, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Charging Cables for Your Household Gadgets

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DECEMBER 24, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Toy Organizers for Containing the Kids' Collection

A little organization goes a long way. The best toy organizer gives kids’ clutter a place to go when not in use. Organization is challenging for children; using a toy organizer helps them...

DECEMBER 18, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Printers of 2023

Printers have come a long way since the Gutenberg press. Simply press a button, and a printer creates a replica of what’s on the screen—from documents and photos to 3D model prototypes. M...

DECEMBER 16, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Desk Pads for the Home Office

A desk pad is a low-cost addition to your home office that is functional and stylish. This thin pad organizes your space by keeping clutter to a minimum and protects your desktop from scr...

DECEMBER 16, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Charging Station for Your Devices

Technology is awesome—until the batteries run out, that is. Phones, tablets, smartwatches, AirPods, e-readers, power banks, etc. need to be charged at some point. Instead of deciding on w...

DECEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Soundbars of 2023

The speakers built into your TV may not be enough to wrap you in sound like a good soundbar. If you don’t have the space for a home theater surround sound system, a soundbar is a slender,...

DECEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Media Streaming Devices for Your Entertainment

The internet gives us access to a lot of great content—television shows, movies, online games, podcasts, sports, music, and more. If you’re a binge watcher, listener, gamer, or reader, ad...

DECEMBER 3, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Air-Dry Clays of 2023

Making artwork and useful objects out of clay typically requires “firing” in a kiln—a type of high-temperature oven—to add durability to pottery, tiles, and sculptures. Fortunately, air-d...

DECEMBER 2, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Telescoping Ladders Tested in 2023

If you find yourself tired of lugging heavy traditional ladders around, you may want to consider the best telescoping ladders. Made of aluminum, they extend as high as 10 feet or more and...

DECEMBER 2, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Duvet Covers Tested in 2023

A beautifully made bed is a welcoming place that looks as cozy as it is stylish. While a duvet provides warmth for sleepers, a duvet cover envelops the insert to keep it clean, dry, and p...