About Sensible Digs

Our Mission

Here at Sensible Digs, our goal is to give you the smartest and savviest ways you can invest in your home. From renovations and DIY, to decorating and decluttering, our team of industry experts can show you how to get it done on a budget.

We believe being a sensible homeowner means that you don’t always have to call in that $120/h expert to fix a leaky faucet. Sometimes all it takes is a logical step-by-step guide with insights and tips from someone who has done it before.

If you’re looking for information and honest product reviews that can help you make a happier and more stylish home, you’ve come to the right place! We are here to answer your questions and guide you through your journey.

Meet The Team

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Mark Weir

Mark spent 24 years working in real estate, so he knows his way around a home. He also worked with contractors and experts, advising them on issues of planning, investments, and renovations. Mark is no stranger to hands-on experience, having renovated his own home and many properties for resale. He likes nothing better than seeing a project through to completion.
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Lisa Torelli-Sauer

After graduating from the University of South Florida in 2002, Lisa enjoyed ten years working in financial services for both large and small companies. After her sons were born, she decided to become a stay-at-home mom, and has since immersed herself in the ins and outs of motherhood and housekeeping. During her free time, she enjoys working on a variety of art projects and DIY decorating, as well as trying out new beauty products and trends.
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Ryan Stevens

After graduating from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2016 with a bachelor’s in Robotic Engineering, Ryan received an academic excellence scholarship to complete a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Renewable Energy) from Stellenbosch University. He has worked in an array of exciting industries ranging from security to financial, renewable energy, and robotic companies. Ryan now spends his free time as a freelance engineering writer, helping clients mold highly-technical concepts into legible content with the goal of effective communication and understanding.
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Peter Gray

Peter has been a homeowner for 35+ years and has always done his own repair and improvement tasks. Peter now spends his free time as a freelance writer teaching others how they can fix leaks, replace faucets, and make home improvements without needing to call in an expensive professional.
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Sylvia Jones

Sylvia is a hands-on, DIY loving writer from the US. In her spare time, you can find Sylvia getting involved in home improvement projects with her husband, spending time with family, or connecting with other like-minded bloggers.

Advertising Policy

Sensible Digs is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. We show advertising on this website because we need to make a living too. While we are not against earning money, we’re not looking to part you from yours. We only recommend products we personally love or genuinely believe will be an asset to you or your home.

We never take payments from companies or brands to promote their products. If you see us recommend something, you can feel confident there’s a good reason for it. We also clearly label when products we are promoting will result in us earning a commission.

If you are unsure about one of the products we have recommended or are having a difficult time navigating the site because of advertising, please contact us! We value your feedback and are always eager to hear how we can better your experience here.

Get In Touch

If you have a question, concern, or would like to reach out, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We love hearing from our readers and do our best to respond to every request we get.

Write For Us

We’re always on the hunt for qualified freelance writers who share our mission and can provide practical, well-structured and informative guides.

Email us at [email protected]om to apply.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited guest articles or infographics.