Roseann Foley Henry


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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JULY 19, 2013 | FRIDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Bathroom Square Footage

If you’re planning a remodel and are hoping to squeeze an extra bathroom into your home, there are a few things you need to know. Listen to BOB VILA ON BATHROOM SQUARE FOOTAGE or read the...

Bob Vila Radio: Stacking Cabinets

No matter how big your kitchen is, you never seem to have enough cabinet space. In a small kitchen where space is at a premium, consider stacking cabinets to increase your storage capacit...

JULY 15, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Paint Square Footage

Interior painting is a fairly easy do-it-yourself project, but to do it right you’re going to need to do some math. Listen to BOB VILA ON PAINTING SQUARE FOOTAGE or read the text below:A ...

JULY 1, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Clover

If you want to spark a raging debate among gardeners, ask them how they feel about clover. Some homeowners will give you a list of herbicides to kill it off, others will sing its praises ...

JUNE 29, 2013 | SATURDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Medicine Cabinet Options

Medicine cabinets provide efficient storage in a room where space tends to be at a premium. If you’re in the market for a new cabinet, consider your options. Listen to BOB VILA ON MEDICIN...

JUNE 27, 2013 | THURSDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Butterfly Gardens

Watching a butterfly flit low above a garden is one of summer’s great delights. You can attract these delicate creatures and create a nurturing oasis for them by planting a butterfly gard...

JUNE 25, 2013 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Clean Garden Tools

After a hot day’s work in your garden, you may be tempted to just toss the shovels and tools back into the garage, even if they’re caked with mud, but that’s a bad idea. Listen to BOB VIL...

JUNE 23, 2013 | SUNDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Cabinet Knobs

Replacing cabinet hardware is an easy and inexpensive way to give your kitchen a little facelift. But even a quick fix like this requires some planning. Listen to BOB VILA ON CABINET KNOB...

JUNE 18, 2013 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Pallet Recycling

Everything from grocery store shipments to construction deliveries involves using a forklift to pick up and move a heavy load sitting on a wooden pallet. Did you ever wonder what happens ...

JUNE 17, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Replacing a Medicine Cabinet

When you stumble into the bathroom in the morning, does your medicine cabinet look as tired as you feel? Maybe it’s time for an upgrade. Listen to BOB VILA ON REPLACING A MEDICINE CABINET...