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.
I've been blessed with a best friend who can do just about any DIY project involving physical and mechanical ability -- skills I know I will probably never have. A year and a half ago we bought adjoining, newly built… More >>