Author: Emily Schroer

Emily Schroer

 is a Digital Strategist and blogger for The Fill by Budget Dumpster. She enjoys writing about sustainable living, DIY home improvement, and home organization. Originally from Cincinnati, Emily earned her Marketing degree at Ohio State University, and is now loving life in Northeast Ohio. When she's not blogging or watching Mad Men, you can usually find her in a Cleveland Metropark, camera in hand.

How to Take Apart a Couch to Throw Away

February 6, 20190

How to Take Apart a Couch

Need to take apart a couch, but don’t know where to begin? If you’re throwing away a sofa, breaking it down first can...

How to Clean Out a House After the Death of a Loved One

The month after a loved one’s death can be difficult and hectic. As if the loss itself isn’t enough, you suddenly have a...

Are Home Improvements Tax-Deductible?

Are home improvements tax-deductible? What improvements are tax-deductible? If you’ve recently renovated your home, it’s important to start asking these questions. And with...

Where to Find Reclaimed Wood

Looking for a rustic window frame to hang photos on in your living room? Or perhaps some weathered barnwood for a shiplap accent...

What Not to Donate to Goodwill

Picture this: you’re in the thick of a big decluttering project. You’ve got your “keep” items nailed down, but now you’re stuck: do...

12 Last-Minute Fall Home Maintenance Tasks

As November comes to a close and autumn gives way to cooler (and sometimes bitter) temperatures, you may be looking to hurry up...