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.

Backyard Landscaping Ideas on a Budget

Thinking about upgrading your backyard this spring but fearful of what it might cost? Fear not. From hardscaping to softscaping, there’s plenty of...

How to Rent Your Home on Airbnb

Turning your home into an Airbnb is a great way to make a little extra money while introducing travelers from far and wide...

How to Plant a Tree

Planting trees in the backyard is a great way to add beauty, shade and privacy to any landscape. But if done incorrectly, your...

How to Avoid Common Housing Code Violations

Whether you’re selling your old house or building a new one, housing codes play a big role in the process. For builders, it...

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without AC

There’s nothing like walking out of a summer heat wave and into the frigid comfort of air conditioning. But for some homes, especially...

How to Build a Kitchen Island

You know what they say: island living is good living – and nowhere is that truer than in the kitchen. Kitchen islands make...