Oliver Harriett

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

By day, Oliver Harriett owns and operates a painting contractor business. Nights and weekends, he writes about the joys and pains of home improvement.

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SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
7 Places That Could Use More Insulation—And Why

Take insulation into your own hands to seal up sneaky air leaks around the house—and save big money. This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Guardian Energy Tech...

AUGUST 21, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
12 Dreaded Home Maintenance Tasks You Never Thought to Hire Out

Find the right pro for every household chore—big, small, majorly messy, or just plain pesky! This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Thumbtack. Its facts and opi...

AUGUST 8, 2019 | THURSDAY
8 Times “Wood Look” Is as Good as (Or Better Than) the Real Deal

Even if you have your heart set on a real wood floor, it's worth considering options that look, feel, and even outperform hardwood. The following content is paid advertising created ...

AUGUST 6, 2019 | TUESDAY
The Quickest Projects You Can Complete with Concrete

Check out the fun, functional, and (yes!) fast decor and garden accessories you can create with concrete to add style to your space, indoors and out. This content is paid advertising...

JULY 24, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Killing Them Softly: 5 (Safer) Ways to Win the War on Weeds

Winning the war on lawn and garden weeds doesn't have to mean using and exposing yourself to controversial, doubt-raising chemicals. There are plenty of other options out there, from the ...

JUNE 21, 2019 | FRIDAY
Smart Home Skeptic? These Are the Products for You

Still not sold on upgrading your outdated house items for their smarter counterparts? Check out these smart gadgets that will make your life less complicated, more secure, and more fun.</...

JUNE 19, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
America's 20 Most Burglarized Towns and Cities

According to recent FBI statistics, burglary is on the decline in America. Nevertheless, in 2016 victims of robbery and other property crimes (excluding arson) collectively suffered $15.6...

JUNE 14, 2019 | FRIDAY
3 Ways It Pays to Get a New Garage Door

Your home gets one chance to make a good first impression—and it does so largely with its garage door. In fact, research shows that when it comes to curb appeal, investing in a solid, spi...

JUNE 10, 2019 | MONDAY
9 Backyard Additions for Better Outdoor Living

Make the most of your outdoor space with fun, functional structures and comfortable furnishings that are sure to turn your backyard into something special.</p> The following article ...

JUNE 6, 2019 | THURSDAY
Pick the Perfect Gift for Every Dad at The Home Depot

Get great Father’s Day gifts—for the DIYer, the smart security expert, the backyard chef, and more—all in one place.</p> This content is paid advertising created in partnership with ...