Joan Fieldstone is a writer specializing in home services content. She recently bought a new-construction home she shares with a bossy cat and a neurotic dog. When not attending to their every need, she's practicing "home improv"--remodeling through trial and error--to keep pace with a never-ending wishlist of home improvements.
What do you do when you find your "WOW" house -- that love-at-first-sight home you know immediately is The One -- and you find out you're in a bidding war? In today's hot market, it happens fairly often. For me it was… More >>
Success smells sweet when you can sell your home in a hot market. The other side of the equation -- the buyer's side -- stinks. I sold my home when the market was leveling off where I lived. Now I'm competing with investors… More >>
Searching for affordable housing recently led me to explore the possibility of buying a tiny house. I've been attracted to the tiny house concept for quite some time. I am pretty sure that I could be content in less… More >>
One of these days I'll have enough time to tackle organizing my dad's whole kitchen. For now, I'm just trying to find my way around the cabinets and drawers that time forgot while trying to keep my life-in-one-room… More >>
The reason you probably hear so much about dryer vent cleaning these days is that many newer homes have laundry hookups in interior rooms, so dryers must be vented through the roof. That means longer ducts full of twists,… More >>