Katie Flannery

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Katie Flannery is a freelance writer and editor for BobVila.com. She has over 15 years of experience writing for a wide range of topics including home improvement, educational consulting, business, music, and culture. In addition to writing and editing, Katie is a Professor of Musicology and teaches classes in American popular music. When she’s not writing, editing, or teaching, she’s a collector of vinyl records and screen-printed concert posters, a baseball fan, a vintage clothing aficionado, and a voracious reader. Catch up with Katie on LinkedIn or Journo Portfolio.

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AUGUST 26, 2022 | FRIDAY
How Much Do Hurricane Windows Cost?

Typical Range: $2,700 to $15,721 National Average: $8,200Installing high-impact windows is a worthwhile investment for homeowners who live in hurricane-prone regions. Some locations al...

AUGUST 24, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Do Double-Pane Windows Cost?

Typical Range: $150 to $6,900 National Average: $900Double-pane windows have two glass panes, usually separated with an inert insulating gas, such as nitrogen, krypton, or argon. Somet...

AUGUST 22, 2022 | MONDAY
How Much Does Concrete Cost per Yard?

Typical Range: $100 to $200 National Average: $128When it’s time to install or repair a concrete patio, driveway, sidewalk, or stairs, homeowners are usually concerned about the price ...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
How Much Does Artificial Grass Cost?

Typical Range: $2,800 to $7,000 National Average: $4,846Artificial grass is a growing trend among homeowners. The lure of artificial turf includes reduced water costs; better drainage;...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
Solved! Here's What to Do When the Dishwasher Won’t Turn On

Q: I just loaded the dishwasher, turned it on, and nothing happened. I double-checked to make sure the door was latched securely, but it still wouldn’t start. What should I do when my dis...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Upholstery Cleaner Rental Brands of 2022

Home and car upholstery can start to look old and tired because of stains, pet hair, and normal wear and tear. If your couches, chairs, and the back seat of the car need to be refreshed, ...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
How Much Does a Pool Pump Cost?

Typical Range: $700 to $1,500 National Average: $1,100A pool pump is the central element in a pool’s system. It directs the water to be filtered, heated, and treated with chemicals. Wh...

JULY 26, 2022 | TUESDAY
How Much Does Pool Resurfacing Cost?

Typical Range: $1,000 to $30,000 National Average: $6,500Pool ownership means learning how to maintain your pool, which can include pool resurfacing. In addition to the up-front cost o...

JUNE 30, 2022 | THURSDAY
How Much Does a Plunge Pool Cost?

Typical Range: $10,000 to $50,000 National Average: $20,000Owning a pool is a dream for many, but what if there isn’t enough room to install a standard-size pool? Many homeowners with ...

JUNE 30, 2022 | THURSDAY
How Much Does Carpet Removal Cost?

Typical Range: $100 to $300 National Average: $190Is your carpet old, stained, worn, and dingy? If so, it’s time to get rid of it and install new flooring. Some homeowners decide on re...