Rachel Brougham

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rachel Brougham is a former newspaper editor who now works as a columnist, writer, and editor in the freelance newspaper and magazine world. She spends her free time gardening, doing house projects, exercising, and hanging out with her son, husband, and their dog.

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JANUARY 14, 2021 | THURSDAY
8 Tricks for Quick Composting Your Way to Free Fertilizer

It’s easy to get your garden growing and help it thrive with some quick-turn composting tricks any level composter can do at home.

JANUARY 13, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
9 Building Materials with the Biggest Pandemic Price Increase—and What That Means for DIYers

No, it’s not your imagination. You’re paying more for some home improvement building materials these days, and you have the pandemic to blame.

JANUARY 6, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
10 Lowe’s Shopping Secrets All DIYers Should Know About

You can save big bucks on your next visit to Lowe’s—if you know where to look.

JANUARY 4, 2021 | MONDAY
15 Things Your Home Repair Emergency Fund Should Be Able to Cover

Perhaps the least fun part of home ownership is facing unexpected repairs and expenses. Make sure you have the funds set aside to cover these common home fixes.

DECEMBER 29, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Home Renovation Shows You Can Binge-Watch Right Now

Whether you’re into house flipping, major renovations, or house-hunting quests, there are plenty of binge-worthy home shows queued up for your enjoyment.

DECEMBER 28, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Things You Should Never Store Under Your Bed

It may seem like a great spot to keep items, but there are some things you should never store under your bed.

DECEMBER 17, 2020 | THURSDAY
21 Home Improvement Projects to Put on Your To-Do List for 2021

It doesn’t matter if you’re planning on selling your home in the coming months or looking to stay put for years to come, there are plenty of projects you can do in the new year.

DECEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
10 Home Depot Shopping Secrets Only the Savviest DIYers Know About

For DIYers looking to get the best deals on materials and tools at The Home Depot, it pays to know these often-overlooked secrets of the home improvement retailer.

DECEMBER 9, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
12 Indoor Gardening Mistakes You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you’re testing out your green thumb with some indoor plants, there are some tricks of the gardening trade you’ll want to know ASAP.

DECEMBER 1, 2020 | TUESDAY
Home Office Tax Deduction: What Remote Workers Need to Know Before Filing for 2020

So you’ve been working from home this year as a result of the pandemic. Maybe your office went entirely remote and you’ve been having daily Zoom meetings with coworkers and clients. Or pe...