Donna Boyle Schwartz

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Donna Boyle Schwartz is a well-known home furnishings writer and editor, who has worked with leading magazines and newspapers for more than 30 years. In addition to serving as Lifestyle Editor and News Editor for the Newburgh-Beacon Evening News, Ms. Schwartz also spent over a decade as Managing Editor of Home Furnishings News. An enthusiastic DIYer, she has a shed full of tools and a house full of projects. Donna Boyle Schwartz on LinkedIn | Google +

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MAY 29, 2020 | FRIDAY
10 Purchases You Should Always Get an Extended Warranty On

Whatever you may think of extended warranties, sometimes it makes sense to purchase an additional protection plan.

MAY 26, 2020 | TUESDAY
19 Things in Your Home That May Have Expired

Most people know when fruits and veggies have gone bad or when leftovers start looking like a science experiment and should be thrown away, but there are numerous items in your house that...

MAY 8, 2020 | FRIDAY
10 Things You Didn't Know Windex Can Do

You already know Windex is great for cleaning windows, now learn the 10 other ways you can use the blue spray cleaner around the house.

APRIL 24, 2020 | FRIDAY
10 Ergonomic Tools that Make Gardening Nearly Painless

Gardening can sometimes leave you feeling achy and sore. But don’t despair, because there are many ergonomic gardening tools available to help take the pain out of planting.

APRIL 14, 2020 | TUESDAY
12 Ways You're Accidentally Spreading Germs Around Your House

Even though you try to keep a clean house, you might be spreading germs around without even realizing it. Prevent germs from proliferating throughout your home by addressing these key pro...

APRIL 2, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Tips for Cleaning Windows, Inside and Out

Even when the sun is shining, you may not get the maximum amount of natural light in your home if your windows are covered in a film of dirt, dust, splattered bugs, or water spots. To ful...

MARCH 18, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
12 Things You Don't Realize Are Annoying Your Neighbors

Sure, you can do whatever you want at your house, but it doesn’t hurt to have the decency to think of your neighbors. Consider changing these 12 annoying habits to be a better neighbor.

MARCH 10, 2020 | TUESDAY
8 Dangerous Secrets Your Home May Be Hiding

All may seem safe and quiet at home, but lurking beneath the surfaces could be harmful secrets. Keep a vigilant eye out for warning signs of these home hazards.

FEBRUARY 25, 2020 | TUESDAY
10 Popular Home Upgrades That Can Cost Less Than You Think

Homeowners hoping to spruce up their interiors, make exterior repairs, or embark upon a long-desired home addition may find themselves daunted and dismayed by the projected expense. It of...

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | MONDAY
Decoding Shop Talk: Here's What Your Contractor Is Actually Saying

Every industry has jargon that is known to the pros and Greek to everyone else. If you're embarking on a renovation, though, you should take a little time to pick up some of the lingo to ...