Katarina Betterton


Katarina Betterton is a freelance writer and editor with a special interest in home and garden. After moving every year for the last five years, she and her husband began to learn the best hacks for packing and unpacking, DIY decor, and creating pet-friendly outdoor living spaces. Katarina currently lives in West Virginia with her husband and two dogs. When she’s not writing or editing, Katarina can be found cooking, reading, or gardening. Connect with Katarina on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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If You See One Mouse, How Many Do You Have?

Q: While my family and I were on vacation, our living room security camera caught a mouse scurrying over the couch. Now I’m wondering if you see one mouse, how many do you have?A: If a ho...

Japanese Knotweed: How To Get Rid of The "Godzilla" Weed That's a Threat To Your Plants

Japanese knotweed, a perennial plant known for its unrelenting growth, difficult eradication and its nickname (the "Godzilla" weed), is a non-native plant to the United States t...

JUNE 29, 2021 | TUESDAY
Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Mold?

Q: I found mold in my home and I’m hiring a professional to remove it. Does my homeowners insurance cover mold problems?A: The mention of mold can strike fear into the hearts of homeowner...

JUNE 17, 2021 | THURSDAY
How to Get Rid of Armadillos

For homeowners living in the American Southwest, armadillos can be annoying pests with potentially devastating effects on lawn and vegetation. Armadillo means “little armored one” in Span...