House Method’s Holiday Home Safety Tips

Some of the things that make the holiday season so delightful can also make it dangerous. Read our safety guide for tips on making your home more merry than…


How To Prevent Burst Water Pipes in the Winter

When was the last time you examined your water pipes? Not keeping up with proper maintenance can increase the risk of water pipes bursting in your…

Will Snow Damage Gutters?

Are you worried about snow damaging your gutter system? Our guide goes over the dangers of snow and ice buildup for your gutters and what you can do to protect your gutter system as a concerned…

Holiday Gift Guide for Handy Homeowners (2022)

We sifted through Amazon’s top-rated home improvement products and found the best gifts of 2022. We’ve included power tools, smart appliances, lighting, and more to make you this year’s…



The Cost of Running Christmas Lights in All 50 States

Christmas lights are a staple of the holidays, but they can carry a hefty price tag. In our recent study, we wanted to find just how expensive they…

Settling the Debate of When To Hang Christmas Lights: A Yuletide Survey

In our most recent survey, we asked nearly 4,000 U.S. homeowners when they thought it was too early to put up Christmas lights and when they planned…

What Are Homeowners Most Willing To Give Up To Cut Costs?

Homeowners in the United States are facing record-breaking inflation rates, forcing many to cut back on expenses and luxuries. We surveyed 1,000…


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Bed Bugs: What They Look Like and How to Get Rid of Them

Learn how to recognize bed bug infestations, what steps to take to get rid of them, and how to prevent them from entering your home in the…

DIY Guide: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Looking for a budget-friendly DIY project? We’ll show you how to paint your kitchen cabinets in nine easy steps for the perfect home…
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The 5 Best Flooring for Basements – Comparison & Benefits Guide (2022)

Choosing the right type of flooring for your basement is crucial. Make sure to check out this in-depth guide covering the best types of…
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Best Home Warranty for Garage Doors (2022)

A home warranty can cover the repairs or replacement of your garage door equipment if it fails. Check out our guide for the best…
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Mortgage Insurance vs. Home Insurance

Two of the most confused insurance policy types are homeowners and mortgage insurance. This article clarifies things by going over these…
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The Best Gutter Guards for Snow and Ice of 2022

Icy gutters can be a real problem to maintain the foundation of your home. Our guide helps you find the best gutter guards for snow and…


Elizabeth Beauchamp

Elisabeth Beauchamp

Elisabeth Beauchamp is a content producer for House Method’s Lawn and Garden category. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in Journalism and Linguistics. When Elisabeth isn’t writing about flowers, foliage, and fertilizer, she’s researching landscaping trends and current events in the agricultural space. Elisabeth aims to educate and equip readers with the tools they need to create a home they love.
Meredith Kucik

Meredith Kucik

Meredith Kucik covers home warranties, company reviews, real estate, personal finance, and all things homeownership for House Method. She has published work in local and national media publications across the home services category, reaching various consumers from homebuyers to sellers to real estate professionals. Meredith graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2021 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
Sam Wasson

Sam Wasson

Sam Wasson graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Film and Media Arts with an Emphasis in Entertainment Arts and Engineering. Sam brings over four years of content writing and media production experience to the House Method content team. He specializes in the Pest Control, Landscaping, and Moving categories. Sam aims to answer homeowners’ difficult questions by providing well-researched, accurate, transparent, and entertaining content to House Method readers.
Sean Donnelly

Sean Donnelly

Sean Donnelly works to inform, engage, and motivate homeowners to take the reigns in making key decisions concerning homeownership and relocation. He is a content producer covering provider reviews, the homeownership and renter experience, real estate, and all things moving for House Method. Sean leverages his own experience within the moving industry to improve the consumer experience. He studied English literature and creative writing at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.