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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MARCH 7, 2017 | TUESDAY
13 Totally New Uses for Toothpicks

You already know toothpicks are great for holding sandwiches together and for cleaning under your fingernails in a pinch, but you probably don’t know how these tiny slivers of wood can ma...

FEBRUARY 27, 2017 | MONDAY
All You Need to Know About Transom Windows

Few architectural structures and details survive centuries of passing trends and technological advances in the way that transom windows have. This style of window, which rests on the hori...

FEBRUARY 22, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
All You Need to Know About Stucco Homes

Stucco siding, a type of hand-troweled masonry plaster consisting of cement, water, and sand, is a definitive feature of Spanish and Mediterranean architecture. These stucco homes feature...

FEBRUARY 17, 2017 | FRIDAY
14 Tips for a Cozy Basement Bedroom

Say goodbye to the basement bedroom blues! You don’t have to settle for a dark and gloomy subterranean chamber. Through creative lighting techniques and the use of upbeat color combinatio...

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
All You Need to Know About Crown Molding

It’s the crowning glory of interior design: stylish overhead molding that adds architectural character while producing a visual separation between the walls and the ceiling. Whether insta...

FEBRUARY 8, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Cut Glass Tile

Glass tile is enjoying its day in the sun as more and more homeowners choose to incorporate it in their home renovation projects. Being easy to clean, with a glossy, durable surface, glas...

FEBRUARY 7, 2017 | TUESDAY
All You Need to Know About Soapstone Countertops

If your kitchen or bathroom remodel wish list includes natural stone countertops, consider eco-sensitive soapstone. The warm look and cool feel of soapstone countertops add distinctive ch...

FEBRUARY 3, 2017 | FRIDAY
How to Rekey a Lock

Key rings can get crowded (and heavy!) fast, when you consider all that you load up on them: keys for your car, front door, side door, back door, mailbox, maybe even your mother-in-law's,...

JANUARY 26, 2017 | THURSDAY
Tour the 14 Most Expensive Airbnbs in the World

You already know you can find an apartment or get a room for the night on Airbnb, but you probably haven’t seen the coolest digs the online reservation company has to offer. Get ready to ...

JANUARY 23, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do About a Leaking Shower Head

Q: Lately, when I take a shower, more water drips and runs out from behind the shower head faceplate than comes out the spray holes. I’ve also noticed water leaking from the shower head w...