Author: Meghan Paynter

Meghan Paynter

Meghan writes about DIY projects and home improvement for Budget Dumpster's blog The Fill. Her blog posts inspire daydreams about future renovations and actual improvements to her own home. When not writing, Meghan can be found spending time outdoors with her black lab Camilla and re-watching every episode of Bob's Burgers.

How to Finish an Attic

Interested in transforming your unfinished attic into usable living space? Whether you’re in need of an extra bedroom, office or playroom, a DIY...

Knocking Down a Wall

Open floor plans are a popular home design. Merging rooms together can allow for more light, more space and an improved sense of...

How to Budget for a Home Remodel

Sticking to a budget is always a challenge. Creating a budget for a large project you’ve never done before is an even bigger...

How to Remove a Concrete Patio

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How to Break Up Concrete

Thinking of removing an old concrete slab or patio? If the concrete is covered in deep cracks, shows signs of settling or is...

Home Renovations to Make Before Selling

Ready to put your home on the market? Whether you’re planning to move now or in the coming years, getting your home ready...

How to Finish a Basement From Top to Bottom

While concrete floors and walls may not scream potential right now, your basement offers a lot of space that can be used for...