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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MARCH 6, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s $1,000 New Door Giveaway with Larson Manufacturing Today!

Homeowners in search of the perfect blend of enhanced energy efficiency, home insulation, and home security need look no further than one simple and easy-to-install product: a premium sto...

MARCH 5, 2019 | TUESDAY
11 Things You Never Knew About Daylight Saving Time

Get ready to spring forward this month when daylight saving time (DST) replaces standard time in almost all of the United States and most of Canada and Mexico, as well as much of Europe a...

FEBRUARY 28, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Greenest Cities in America

The terms "environmentally friendly," "ecological," and "green" are thrown around a lot these days, but there is no denying that many Americans are earnestly searching for ways to reduce ...

FEBRUARY 27, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Enter to Win Bob Vila's 2nd Annual $5,000 Bathroom Remodel Giveaway with Badeloft

Today’s hectic lifestyle means that nearly everyone could use a little “me” time, and there is no better way to achieve that much-needed solitude and serenity at home than by turning a wo...

FEBRUARY 25, 2019 | MONDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s $4,000 Total Toolkit Giveaway with Bosch!

Handy homeowners know that there are some indispensable tools that no well-equipped home workshop can do without. That's why we've teamed up with Bosch to bring you an exciting $4,000 Tot...

FEBRUARY 19, 2019 | TUESDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s $3,000+ “Refresh Your Guest Room” Giveaway Today!

So you want to roll out the royal welcome for guests, but your guest room has to serve double duty as a home office when no one is visiting. What to do? For most homeowners, multi-use roo...

FEBRUARY 1, 2019 | FRIDAY
10 Surprising Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Ice and Snow

What do you do when the weather outside is frightful, but you still need to get out and go to work, school or shopping? Snow and ice removal is a major hassle and an unfortunate fact of l...

JANUARY 31, 2019 | THURSDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s $5,000 “Everything For The Kitchen Sink” Giveaway with Bocchi!

The shortcut to a kitchen remodel? Change your sink, and you can transform your whole kitchen. A stylish farmhouse sink, for instance, can bestow an ordinary kitchen with a dose of modern...

JANUARY 25, 2019 | FRIDAY
How To: Clean Stainless Steel

Gleaming and shiny, stainless steel brings a bright and polished air to any kitchen. Keeping that brilliant sheen, however, takes a little bit of work—and some very specific cleaning prod...

JANUARY 25, 2019 | FRIDAY
This Is How Long Each of Your Major Appliances Should Last

If you’re like most people, you probably don't give much thought to the age of your appliances—until something breaks, that is. Homeowners do occasionally replace a major home appliance b...