Madeleine Burry

Contributing Writer, Via

Madeleine Burry has written for Prevention, Health, Apartment Therapy, Women's Health, and many other online outlets. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and their cat. Follow her on Twitter @lovelanewest.


How to Get Rid of Gnats and Flies

How to Get Rid of Gnats and Flies

Plus how to keep these pesky flying creatures away from your home.
10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

Reset your finances with these expert tips.
How to Care for Your Home's Foundation

How to Care for Your Home's Foundation

Your home’s support system could use some attention.
Simple Steps to Make Your Home More Welcoming to Disabled Guests

Simple Steps to Make Your Home More Welcoming to Disabled Guests

Minor adjustments can improve your home’s accessibility and comfort for visitors.
Home Electrical Safety Basics

Home Electrical Safety Basics

Prevent fires and keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
How to Make Your Home More Accessible

How to Make Your Home More Accessible

Modifications can make your home more comfortable and functional.
How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Find out why kids are at high-risk for fraud—and how to safeguard them.
How to Make the Most of Rain and Protect Your Home

How to Make the Most of Rain and Protect Your Home

Follow these strategies to keep your property safe—and take advantage of falling water.
How to Find a Water Leak

How to Find a Water Leak

Detect hidden water leaks early to prevent damage and pricey repairs.
How to Take Better Care of Your Technology

How to Take Better Care of Your Technology

Improve performance and help your phone, tablet, and computer last longer.
How to Prevent and Fix Clogged Pipes

How to Prevent and Fix Clogged Pipes

And when to call on a plumber for help.
How to Choose the Perfect Christmas Tree

How to Choose the Perfect Christmas Tree

Real or artificial, store-bought or U-cut, here’s how to find the tree for you.
How to Pet-Proof Holiday Decorations

How to Pet-Proof Holiday Decorations

Make the holidays festive, without any danger for your cat or dog.
How to Prevent Package Theft

How to Prevent Package Theft

Keep your deliveries safe from porch pirates.
What to Do When Your Child Breaks Something

What to Do When Your Child Breaks Something

Follow these 5 steps to right a broken window, dented door, or other damage.