Glenda Taylor

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Glenda Taylor is a freelance writer for the residential remodeling, homebuilding, and commercial roofing industries. She and her husband have been general contractors for over 20 years, and Ms. Taylor has written for leading media outlets, including the Houston Chronicle, SFGate, and the eHow Now Live Handyman Channel (a division of eHow.com) as well as National Association of Homebuilders. In addition to her construction experience, Ms. Taylor is a Master Gardener, a former real estate professional, a universal design enthusiast, and an advocate for green building practices. The recipient of Journalism and Marketing degrees from the University of Kansas and Bauder College respectively, she enjoys life on a farm in the Midwest with her husband and their "children"—five Saint Bernards! Connect with Glenda Taylor on LinkedIn.

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DECEMBER 5, 2019 | THURSDAY
13 Signs Your Home Has Good Resale Value

If you’re like many homeowners, your house is your biggest financial investment, so when it's time to sell, you’ll want to get as much money as possible from the deal. A home’s resale val...

DECEMBER 2, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do About a Broken Window Seal

Q: Until last week, I could look out my kitchen window to watch the songbirds at my backyard feeder. But something must have happened to the window because now the inside of the double pa...

NOVEMBER 28, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Best Leaf Vacuums for Tidying Your Yard and Garden

Unlike leaf blowers, which disperse organic debris, leaf vacuums suck fallen foliage through a tube and into a bag attached to the end for manual disposal. These devices are exceptionally...

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Is Prefinished Hardwood Flooring Right for Your Project?

Hardwood floors add natural warmth to any room, but the traditional method of putting in hardwood is time consuming, messy, and exposes the installer to toxic fumes from stains and sealan...

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
Here's Why Every Bathroom Could Benefit from a Ventilation Fan

This workhorse does much more than just keep the mirrors clear. Read on to learn why a new bathroom fan should be a priority home upgrade, whether you have an upcoming renovation or not. ...

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Garage Door Security

Your house is only as safe as its weakest entry point, and for many, that point is an overhead garage door. While homeowners typically install strong front entry doors, garage door securi...

NOVEMBER 25, 2019 | MONDAY
The Best Outdoor Heaters for Your Backyard Patio

Chilly weather will chase you indoors after dinner al fresco, and low temperatures in the morning keep you from reading the newspaper on your front porch. So long as conditions remain on ...

NOVEMBER 24, 2019 | SUNDAY
The Best Wood Stain, According to Handy Homeowners and DIYers

Wood stain is a paint-like product comprised of colorant dissolved or suspended in a solvent or other medium. It’s used to enrich the look of wood, bringing out the natural grain and addi...

NOVEMBER 22, 2019 | FRIDAY
10 Best Tips for Anyone Who Wants to Spend Less Time Cleaning

Yes, it's absolutely possible to control your mess without letting it control your life. Find out how you can streamline your chores and create more time for yourself. This content i...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
No Ultimate Workshop Is Complete Without These Tools and Accessories

Grow your workshop (and your skill set) with these 15 handy power tools, accessories, and more. This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Tractor Supply. Its facts...