Roseann Foley Henry

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Roseann Foley Henry is a writer, editor, and home improvement buff. She and her partner and their two children live in Bayside, where they are ever-so-slowly renovating a classic 1920 Dutch Colonial. Among her writing credits are The Life of a House, the story of a tiny gatekeeper’s lodge that was once home to her great-grandparents in County Clare, Ireland. Check her out on Google +!

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AUGUST 14, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Hot Weather Tree Care

Hot weather can really take a lot out of a person. . . and out of a tree as well. That’s why it’s important to take special care of your trees when temperatures soar. Here’s what to do to...

AUGUST 12, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Bathroom Storage Plans

I bet you’ve never heard anyone complain that his bathroom has too much storage space. If you’re about to renovate, here are some tips for making sure you’ll be able to stash all your stu...

AUGUST 9, 2013 | FRIDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Awnings

If you’re looking for a little more shade this summer, maybe an awning is the way to go. Let’s review the basics and consider your awning options. Listen to BOB VILA ON AWNINGS or read th...

AUGUST 7, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Storm Doors

Storm doors are the unsung heroes of our entryways. They protect our exterior doors from the weather and add a layer of insulation in the winter. In summer months, their screens let in co...

AUGUST 5, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Bath Mistakes

Before you plan a bathroom renovation, listen up to a few suggestions that will help you avoid some all-too-common remodeling missteps. Listen to BOB VILA ON BATH MISTAKES or read the tex...

AUGUST 2, 2013 | FRIDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Humidity Gauges

An exhaust fan is a must in a bathroom, because it whisks away the humidity that can allow mold and mildew to grow. Not only is that unsightly, but it’s a health risk as well, since mold ...

JULY 31, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Dehumidifiers

Basements are notorious for being damp, just by virtue of being underground. If you have a damp basement, your first job is to find and stop any possible water penetration. If your baseme...

JULY 29, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Shower Seats

Making a bathroom safe for everyone doesn’t mean making your home look like a hospital. Listen to BOB VILA ON SHOWER SEATS or read the text below:Most companies that make faucets and towe...

JULY 24, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Basic Saw Cuts

One way to dress up a room is by installing new woodwork around doors or windows, or putting in new crown molding or baseboards. To do that you’ll need to master four kinds of cuts on a m...

JULY 22, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Screw Starter

Many small home improvement projects start with drilling a pilot hole. (That’s a small hole that prepares a material for a larger screw to follow. )Listen to BOB VILA ON SCREW STARTERS or...