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 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Oven Thermometers for Calibrating Your Cooker

Producing heavenly baked goods and mouth-watering roasted fare is a combination of culinary skill and food science. For the tastiest—and most consistent—results, cook food at the temperat...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Solar Flood Lights for Illuminating Outdoor Spaces

It’s long been known that bright light deters would-be thieves and ne’er-do-wells, but until the advent of solar-powered lighting, home dwellers either had to have wiring experience or pa...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Cabinet Hardware for Drawers and Doors

Cabinet hardware is like the icing on a cake: These finishing touches on your cabinets and drawers can invigorate the entire kitchen, so don’t skimp on them. Swapping out your knobs and d...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Spotlights for Working in the Dark

Historically, the use of powerful spotlights often was limited to theatrical productions or for mounting atop the tall walls of high-security prisons, where it was vital to see what was h...

DECEMBER 29, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Outdoor Watches for Work or Play

Between working in the rain and participating in outdoor activities, a watch capable of withstanding the elements is incredibly useful. Today’s outdoor watches not only tell time; they al...

DECEMBER 28, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Fireproof Document Bags for Emergency Preparedness

A lot of documents, such as medical records, banking statements, and even bills, are stored in the cloud or on digital thumb drives. However, essential paper documents still play a role i...

DECEMBER 25, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Electric Can Openers for the Kitchen

Perhaps the humblest of kitchen gadgets, the manual can opener is also one of the clunkiest. Using one can slow you down, whether breaking out beans for your five-alarm chili or trying to...

DECEMBER 23, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Slim Wallets for Carrying the Essentials

Standard wallets often end up busting at the seams as they bulge with business cards, credit cards, receipts, and cash. But as the digital age is streamlining many of your financial trans...

DECEMBER 20, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Kitchen Appliances for Your Renovation

Whether you're planning a modest kitchen update or a major remodel, new appliances will probably be part of the package. The best kitchen appliances make life easier by automating tasks t...

DECEMBER 17, 2020 | THURSDAY
Cool Tools: A Common-Sense Feature Most Homes Are Missing

If you've ever stubbed a toe, stepped on a LEGO®, or bumped a shin making your way across a room in the dark, you know how challenging it can be to get around when you can't see where you...