Katie Flannery, Contributing Writer

Katie Flannery

Contributing Writer


  • Specialties and interests: Home improvement, kitchen renovation, service and product costs, and repairs
  • Education: Degrees in music education and clarinet performance from the College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York, and in musicology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado
  • Other work: Katie’s writing appears in various blogs, home improvement sites, and college and university publications

Best DIY Advice

As a novice DIYer dipping her toes into the ocean of home improvement, Katie advises that it’s always best to prepare and educate yourself about the project you want to tackle and don’t be afraid—just leave the potentially hazardous jobs to the professionals.

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