Steph Coelho

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Steph Coelho is a freelance writer focusing on home & garden, health, wellness, and other lifestyle topics. She is a Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor, has taught numerous gardening classes and workshops, and has a keen eye for home decor (FYI: the more plants, the better). When she’s not click-clacking away on her keyboard she’s either digging in the garden, sautéing something in the kitchen, or nose-deep in a good book.

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MARCH 31, 2020 | TUESDAY
The 14 Surfaces You Should Be Sanitizing More Often

Scrubbing your hands with soap and water is the first line of defense against pathogens. But what about all the other surfaces in your home?

MARCH 27, 2020 | FRIDAY
These Classic Vinyl Siding Colors Deliver Curb Appeal for Years

Boost your home’s curb appeal with one of these gorgeous vinyl siding hues, from classic neutrals to trendy bold colors.

MARCH 17, 2020 | TUESDAY
Yes, You Can Reuse Water at Home—Here's How

We waste water every day—for example, when we let the water run while we brush our teeth or wait for the shower to hit the perfect temperature. It's fairly easy to save water by cutting o...

JANUARY 31, 2020 | FRIDAY
The 8 Most Notable House Fires in History

As these famous disasters demonstrate, fire can strike without warning, destroying houses, fortunes, and lives in the process.

JANUARY 27, 2020 | MONDAY
Where Utility Bills Are Highest (and Lowest) in the United States

Leaving the lights on and blasting the furnace will cost you more in some states than others.

JANUARY 27, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Energy-Saving Myths You Shouldn't Believe

Don’t believe all the tips and tricks that promise to reduce your energy consumption.

DECEMBER 3, 2019 | TUESDAY
20 Things to Get Rid Of Before the New Year

Get a head start on a fresh New Year by clearing your house of clutter right now.

NOVEMBER 18, 2019 | MONDAY
25 Smart, Inspiring Ways to Use a Spare Bedroom

A rarely used guest room that sits vacant most of the time is ripe for repurposing. Stop wasting your spare room, or worse yet, filling it with junk and using it for storage. Instead, tra...

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 | TUESDAY
These 10 Towns Celebrate Christmas Year-Round

Charming, picturesque, quaint—that's how you'd no doubt describe the quintessential small-town Christmas. In the perfect scene, snow is falling gently, icicles dangle from the eaves, and ...

OCTOBER 10, 2019 | THURSDAY
12 Reasons Fall Is the Best Time to Have a Garage Sale

Although fall traditionally marks the return to school and to regular routines, it's also a fine time to churn things up a bit by sifting through your clutter, unneeded housewares, old bo...