Lori Lovely

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lori Lovely is an award-winning journalist, editor, freelance writer and children's book author. She has covered a number of fields in her journalism career, including construction, green building, energy, environmental issues, animals, motorsports, Native American concerns and more. Prior to writing, her background includes working in landscaping and floral design―experience that comes in handy on her Indiana farm, where the lifelong animal lover raises alpacas and chickens. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does a Walk-In Tub Cost?

Typical Range: $4,000 to $8,500 National Average: $5,500Walk-in tubs provide convenience and added safety for people who have mobility issues. They allow the user to literally walk int...

SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 | THURSDAY
How Much Does a Chimney Sweep Cost?

Typical Range: $129 to $378 National Average: $252Wood-burning fireplaces are cozy amenities that appeal to many homeowners and home buyers, and fireplaces may even help save money on ...

SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does a Hot Tub Cost to Install?

Typical Range: $2,000 to $35,000 National Average: $6,000Hot tub prices vary widely, as the typical range of $2,000 to $35,000 indicates. Differences in costs stem from size, materials...

AUGUST 31, 2021 | TUESDAY
How Much Does Window Cleaning Cost?

Typical Range: $149 to $296 National Average: $213Whether you want to improve your home’s curb appeal or make the most of the view at your home, the windows need to be clean. If you do...

AUGUST 31, 2021 | TUESDAY
How Much Does Tree Trimming Cost?

Typical Range: $75 to $1,500 National Average: $460Beautiful, healthy trees sometimes need a little maintenance. Because of the size of mature trees, it’s often advisable to pay a prof...

AUGUST 12, 2021 | THURSDAY
11 Florals That Will Give Your Garden an English Cottage Feel

The contrast of sculptured shrubs with meandering pathways and beds overflowing with color creates an alluring image, and these English garden flowers can make a cottage garden pop.

JULY 30, 2021 | FRIDAY
Fiddle Leaf Fig Care: Mastering the Diva of All Houseplants

If you’ve opened a design magazine or watched a home-improvement show lately, you have probably seen strategically placed fiddle leaf figs adorning stylish interiors. These large plants w...

JULY 30, 2021 | FRIDAY
This Money Tree Care Routine is Ideal for Newbie Plant Parents

Popularized by feng shui practitioners who believe it will bring positivity and good fortune, the money plant is a surprisingly hardy tropical tree that can withstand a certain amount of ...

JULY 20, 2021 | TUESDAY
How Much Does Tree Stump Removal Cost? Cost to Remove a Tree Stump, Explained

Typical Range: $167 to $503 National Average: $327Whether a tree comes down on its own—perhaps during a storm or due to disease—or is taken down deliberately, it often leaves something...

JUNE 15, 2021 | TUESDAY
How Much Does Lawn Care Cost? Lawn Mowing and Maintenance Cost Breakdown

Typical Range: $48 to $211 National Average: $129Curb appeal starts at the curb; a beautiful lawn sets the scene for an appealing home. But keeping the yard looking its best requires a...