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.
Have you made the switch to LED lighting now that the cost of purchasing the bulbs is more affordable? I know that I've been dragging my feet. I have a few of them -- my front porch light for one, which I like to leave… More >>
If you follow my blog, you know I'm all about looking for ways to save money. My interest in selling my home in a high-priced market and buying something less expensive for my "retirement" years -- not that I plan to… More >>
On a recent trip to visit my dad and the rest of my family in another part of the country, I got a notion to do a house hunting reconnaissance mission. Knowing I'm not in a position to buy anything until I sell my current… More >>
My dad just turned 90 and he still loves his showers every day, but I do worry about him slipping, even with a visiting caretaker in attendance. I've tried to convince him of the many benefits of walk-in-tubs, but he… More >>
When you've got a micro-thin budget but you can't resist the "urge to purge" your cabinets and reorganize, think "repurpose" instead of "purchase." Here are a few free storage hacks that repurpose the very things you… More >>