Barbara Kavovit is CEO of barbara k!, a comprehensive lifestyle brand that offers solutions for women through innovative home enhancement/repair and automotive products. She is also the home improvement expert for AOL Coaches and author of the inspirational fix-it handbook Room for Improvement. She lives in New York City with her son, Zachary. For Barbara K's products, visit www.barbarak.com
. This article was reprinted from Invest in Your Nest: Add Style, Comfort, and Value to Your Home by Barbara Kavovit (c) 2006 Rodale Inc. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc.