Irene Pomares

Senior Remodeling Editor
Irene is a senior editor at with over 3 years of experience in home improvement. Despite disliking bugs, she specializes in animal and pest control and works hand-in-hand with editors and writers to create accurate and thorough Cost Guides. Passionate and talkative, she uses her skills to create and communicate valuable information to homeowners. Editorial Methodology partners with a wide variety of experts in different fields of home improvement and design: general contractors, interior designers, construction material manufacturers and DIY experts, among others. editors work closely with them to ensure our information is accurate, up to date, and based on the latest research. Experts answer questions, review cost information or add advice and suggestions based on their experience and knowledge of their specific area of expertise. We also check specialized publications, cost studies, and U.S. government reports. Learn more about our editorial process and sources.