Glenda Taylor


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 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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How Much Does Landscaping Cost?

Typical Range: $1,362 to $5,640 National Average: $3,415Designing and maintaining a beautiful landscape is about more than just mowing and watering the yard—it can involve planting tre...

JUNE 15, 2021 | TUESDAY
I Used This Tree Control Herbicide to Kill a Stump—Did It Work?

Living on a partially wooded 80-acre tract offers plenty of room to grow a variety of desirable trees, but it also provides ample opportunity for trees, shrubs, and woody vines to crop up...

JUNE 14, 2021 | MONDAY
How Much Does a Lawn Sprinkler System Cost? The Cost to Install a Sprinkler System, Broken Down

Typical Range: $1,714 to $3,520 National Average: $2,538Having a sprinkler system installed takes the guesswork out of calculating how much water the lawn is receiving per week, and it...

JUNE 12, 2021 | SATURDAY
The Best Peel and Stick Floor Tiles to Upgrade Your Home’s Floors

Installing some types of flooring, including wall-to-wall carpeting, ceramic tile, and hardwood, can be challenging for the DIYer who doesn’t have the proper installation equipment or kno...

JUNE 12, 2021 | SATURDAY
The Best Bathroom Vanities for Your Redesign or Upgrade

Bathroom vanities come in various materials, styles, and sizes, allowing you to add storage beneath the included sink(s) and complement the decor of your space. The best model for your ba...

JUNE 12, 2021 | SATURDAY
The Best Shoe Organizer for Your Closet and Organization Needs

Shoes are an essential part of a wardrobe and often become clutter near the entryway or at the bottom of a closet. In addition to those who solely own practical footwear, shoe lovers and ...

JUNE 11, 2021 | FRIDAY
Lumber-Cost Lunacy: Clever Ways to Save Money on Wood for Your DIY Projects

If you haven’t shopped for lumber recently, you’re in for a shock at how expensive a board is these days. According to Fixr, a site that tracks remodeling and construction trends, prices ...

MAY 31, 2021 | MONDAY
7 Types of Pine Trees That are Great for Home Landscapes

Easily recognized by their needle-type foliage, cone-bearing pine trees are evergreen, making them desirable in the home landscape for their year-round beauty. While there are more than 1...

MAY 28, 2021 | FRIDAY
10 Types of Bees All Homeowners Should Know

You might be surprised to learn there are more than 20,000 types of bees in existence, and a whopping 4,000 of those call the U. S. home, according to the U. S. Geological Survey. Bees ar...

MAY 28, 2021 | FRIDAY
How Much Does Lawn Aeration Cost?

Typical Range: $75 to $193 National Average: $129Aerating the lawn often involves removing narrow plugs of soil to reduce soil compaction, which in turn allows grass roots to spread ou...