Anne Reagan

Anne Reagan

Editor-In-Chief, With a background in furniture and antiques, Anne has spent the last several years writing about home improvement and interior design for sites like Apartment Therapy and Get Advice. Anne has degrees in Economics and Art and enjoys combining her passion for creative design with economic data and research. At Porch, she is responsible for creating original content aimed at educating homeowners about the various aspects of home ownership and improvement. Helping homeowners understand the best projects to spend money on, how to find the right pro for the job, and providing daily inspiration and advice is the most exciting part of her job. Originally from Seattle, Anne has spent time living in San Francisco, New York and most recently, Singapore. An avid traveler, she and her family are constantly in search of their next adventure. She loves to collect pieces that tell a story and in her off hours she can be found hunting for vintage furniture and textiles.
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What You Need to Know Before Buying a Historic Home

Be smart about owning a piece of history.

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Hiring & Firing

How To Hire a Painter

Use this guide to help you hire the right painter for your home.

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DIY vs. Pro: Closet Remodel

Weigh the benefits of tackling a closet remodel on your own or bringing in a professional.

DIY & How To

4 Ways to Keep your Pantry Remodel on Schedule

Don't let your pantry remodel paralyze your kitchen by falling behind schedule.

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A Guide to House Cleaning Contracts

Get the most out of your house cleaning service by signing a contract.

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Home Hazards: Carbon Monoxide

How to detect and prevent a toxic gas that you may be unaware is in your home.

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4 New Ways to Use WD-40

This product does more than fix a squeaky door.

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DIY & How To

A Well-Stocked Toolbox: The Tape Measure

A measuring tape can bring accuracy and efficiency to your project.

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Building A Home

Defensible Space Planning can Help Reduce the Spread of Fire

Limit the amount of flammable vegetation and materials surrounding your home.

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Attics & Basements

Insulation Projects: DIY or Hire a Professional?

A contractor can save you time and money when it comes to your insulation installment.