about Lauren

A recovering English professor, repatriated expat and startup geek, Lauren speaks several languages, including Spanish, French, Academese, and Tech Lite. When she isn’t writing for Esurance, you might find her reading, marathoning Netflix, or gathering data to decide which San Francisco museums host the best nightlife events. She has a complicated relationship with the Oxford comma.

More posts by Lauren

Check Your Tread with the Scott Brothers

You can do basic car maintenance yourself on the cheap (and this first trick won’t cost you a penny).

DIY hacks | For your car

Hack Your Small Kitchen with the Scott Brothers

Kitchen space is always at a premium. Get spicy satisfaction with the Scott Brothers (plus a lot more storage solutions).

DIY hacks | Home and garden

Smooth Out Drawers with the Scott Brothers

Whatever the sticking point around the house, there’s a smooth solution. Jonathan and Drew Scott will get you started (and Esurance will take it from there).

DIY hacks | Home and garden

Sweep Away Floor Squeaks with the Scott Brothers

De-squeak wood floors with a little talcum powder and a big broom. Plus more old home rehab tricks.

DIY hacks | Home and garden

Erase Scratches with the Scott Brothers (Thanks to the Walnut)

Real wood, fabric, and leather give a home style (and class). Here are some easy, natural ways to keep ’em in good shape.

DIY hacks | Home and garden