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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SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Most Common Concrete Problems—And How To Fix Them

Concrete provides a sound structural foundation for homes and is ideal for slabs like patios, walkways and, driveways, but even this durable material can fall victim to damage caused by w...

SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 | TUESDAY
10 Tips for Successfully Selling Your House in the Fall

Along with shorter days and cool temps, autumn brings with it a host of home-selling challenges. But with a little attention to detail and some creative marketing techniques, you can take...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
20 Things Never to Put in the Fridge

Find out what items are better off left on the counter than in the fridge.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Electric Snow Shovels for Easily Clearing Accumulating Snow

A soft layer of pristine snow on the ground is beautiful—until you remember you’ll have to shovel the sidewalk and driveway before work. While a traditional snow shovel does the job, it c...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Chainsaw Chains to Keep Your Project Going

Professional lumberjacks, landscapers, and arborists—as well as ambitious DIYers—turn to chainsaws for a variety of wood-cutting needs, from felling large trees to trimming limbs. Whether...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 | THURSDAY
Boost Your Home's Fall Curb Appeal with These 10 Easy Updates

When the leaves begin to blanket the ground in shades of gold and red, it’s the perfect time to update your home’s exterior and maximize the beauty of the season.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
10 Ways to Fix the Most Common Interior Design Mistakes

Sensing that something is off in a room’s decor is easy, but pinpointing the actual problem and knowing how to fix it is more complex.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Leather Cleaners for Your Car Interiors and Furniture

Leather is one of the most durable fabrics around, so it’s often found in both car interiors and home furnishings. Leather needs care, though, to last and look good. This means it needs t...

SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Heated Vests for Cold Workdays

When temperatures drop, working outdoors can become downright uncomfortable if you don’t have a way to stay warm. In many occupations, including construction, surveying, and tree trimming...

SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 | THURSDAY
How to Sell Your House in a Sluggish Market

While it’s ideal to sell during a hot market, if you must sell your house during a slow period, tweak your marketing approach to get the best possible price.