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Andrea Davis

Occupation: Writer

I am a junior writer for Improvenet and I love all things related to home improvement.

Andrea's Recent Articles

  • Potpourri

    A Guide to Planting a Tree in your Backyard

    Purchasing a tree to plant in the yard of your home is a long-term investment that will provide rich dividends as it grows. Make sure your tree and investment in the future flourish to its fullest potential by choosing its growing location carefully.

    Apr 10, 2019
  • Home Improvement Interior Decorating Guide Potpourri

    Home Improvement Interior Decorating Guide

    When it comes to decorating your home and giving it personality, there are plenty of home interior design terms you may not be aware of. Words like scale, line, color, pattern, texture, rhythm, and balance all describe important concepts that can help you create a beautifully decorated home.

    Apr 3, 2019
  • Potpourri

    Home Improvement: The Dangers of Popcorn Ceilings

    The popcorn ceiling, also referred to as a stucco ceiling or the more colloquial "cottage cheese" ceiling, was once very popular in homes. Known for their trademark texture, popcorn ceilings were easy to identify but became infamous over the years for their association with asbestos.

    Apr 3, 2019
  • Rock Collecting: An Educational Home Hobby Potpourri

    Rock Collecting: An Educational Home Hobby

    The oldest rock ever discovered is more than 3.9 billion years old. Eight elements combine in various ways to form a majority of the different stones at Earth's surface: sodium, oxygen, potassium, silicon, magnesium, aluminum, calcium, and iron.

    Mar 5, 2019
  • Potpourri

    A Guide To Beekeeping At Home

    Once considered a high-risk endeavor, backyard beekeeping has become a popular hobby for many. If you enjoy gardening, beekeeping is an excellent way to ensure your that plants are healthy and fruitful.

    Jan 21, 2019
  • Potpourri

    Stamp Collecting: At Home Hobbies

    Stamp collecting is one of the world's oldest and most beloved hobbies. The process of collecting stamps includes gathering and cataloging a wide range of everything stamp-related, including items like postcards and pre-stamped envelopes if you choose.

    Jan 21, 2019
  • Potpourri

    Radio Control Hobbies From Home

    Have you ever seen a toy airplane flying through the sky and wondered how it's being powered? Airplanes, cars, boats, robots, and animals are all examples of popular radio-controlled toys.

    Jan 10, 2019
  • What Causes Noisy Water Pipes? Plumbing

    What Causes Noisy Water Pipes?

    Noisy pipes can be caused by several factors. Let's start with what is commonly known as water hammer. Water rushing through the pipe and out the faucet moves with speed and force.

    Dec 9, 2018
  • Potpourri

    Avoiding Sports Injuries in Your Home Backyard

    When casually playing sports at home, people often aren't as cautious as they would be if playing with a team or in a competition. As a result, their risk of injury can be greater. For that reason, it's important that people take a proactive approach to preventing sports-related injuries.

    Jun 5, 2018

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