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Myryah Irby

Myryah Irby

Contributing Writer
Myryah is an editor who manages home improvement websites, like this one. She and her photographer husband are fixing up a 70s-era house in the woods of Columbia County, NY.
Recent posts:
Myryah Irby
Sep
21
2009

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Myryah Irby
May
06
2009
The massive Italianate/neo-Greco villa is now being used as a convent. Twelve nuns live on the upper levels (unfortunately, that area was off limits during the tour), and the main floor library was converted into a chapel. The most interesting bit of the
Myryah Irby
May
01
2009
It may be a lousy time to try to sell your home, but if you've postponed a necessary renovation, say repairing a leaky roof or updating an old bathroom, now just might be the ideal time to get started, no matter if you decide to hire out or do it yourself
Myryah Irby
Apr
27
2009
In 2001 the New York Times ran an article about home improvement websites that were the most helpful to the DIY set. Old House Web was one of the sites featured prominently in the piece.
Myryah Irby
Apr
23
2009
Are women trading in nail salons for hardware stores? That’s the argument leveled in a recent Wall Street Journal article called “Ms. Fix-It”.