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
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DECEMBER 30, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
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DECEMBER 29, 2020 | TUESDAY
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DECEMBER 25, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Electric Can Openers of 2022

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

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DECEMBER 22, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best LED Ceiling Lights of 2022

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

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DECEMBER 20, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Cordless Vacuums for Cleaning House

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DECEMBER 18, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Kitchen Rugs for Style and Comfort

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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...