Katie Flannery

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Katie Flannery is a freelance writer and editor for BobVila.com. She has over 15 years of experience writing for a wide range of topics including home improvement, educational consulting, business, music, and culture. In addition to writing and editing, Katie is a Professor of Musicology and teaches classes in American popular music. When she’s not writing, editing, or teaching, she’s a collector of vinyl records and screen-printed concert posters, a baseball fan, a vintage clothing aficionado, and a voracious reader. Catch up with Katie on LinkedIn or Journo Portfolio.

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OCTOBER 13, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
Storage Unit Prices: What Does a Storage Unit Cost?

Typical Range: $20 to $450 National Average: $250If you’re running out of storage space in your home or need a location to store your belongings while transitioning from one place to a...

AUGUST 30, 2021 | MONDAY
How Much Does a Gas Fireplace Insert Cost to Install?

Typical Range: $500 to $3,500Many homeowners enjoy the convenience of flipping a switch and having the glow and warmth of a fire available whenever they want it. A gas fireplace insert ...

AUGUST 26, 2021 | THURSDAY
How Much Does Toilet Installation Cost?

Typical Range: $224 to $531 National Average: $372If it’s time for a bathroom remodel, don’t overlook the toilet. Even if it seems like the toilet works correctly, an older toilet will...

AUGUST 25, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does an Egress Window Cost to Install?

Typical Range: $2,544 to $5,302 National Average: $3,904If you use your basement as a bedroom, office, TV room, or workshop, you’re required to install egress windows. Any room that yo...

AUGUST 24, 2021 | TUESDAY
How Much Does Garage Door Opener Installation Cost?

Typical Range: $218 to $511 National Average: $356With the push of a remote control button, you can open and close your garage door from the comfort of your car. While garage door open...

AUGUST 23, 2021 | MONDAY
How Much Does an Epoxy Garage Floor Cost?

Typical Range: $1,447 to $3,006 National Average: $2,227If you’re tired of the plain concrete flooring in your garage, you may be interested in long-lasting epoxy flooring. Epoxy is a ...

AUGUST 11, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does an HVAC Unit Replacement Cost?

Typical Range: $5,000 to $10,000 National Average: $7,000Your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and it’...

AUGUST 10, 2021 | TUESDAY
How Much Does a Sump Pump Cost to Install?

Typical Range: $639 to $1,977 National Average: $1,257If you need to move water away from your home’s foundation and prevent it from seeping into the basement, you need a sump pump. A ...

AUGUST 9, 2021 | MONDAY
How Much Does Air Duct Cleaning Cost?

Typical Range: $269 to $486 National Average: $373If you’re concerned about the air quality inside your home, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that most of the dust and d...

AUGUST 6, 2021 | FRIDAY
How Much Does It Cost to Install Laminate Flooring?

Typical Range: $1,500 to $3,500 National Average: $2,207Many homeowners desire the warm, natural look of hardwood flooring, but installing wood floors can be expensive. Laminate floori...