Glenda Taylor


Name: Glenda Taylor

Title: Staff Writer,

Glenda Taylor is a freelance writer for the residential remodeling, home building, and home improvement industries. She started writing for in 2016 and covers a range of topics, including construction methods, code compliance, tool use, and the latest news in the housing and real estate industries.  

Expertise and Experience

Glenda and her husband are residential contractors. She’s written for leading media outlets including the Houston Chronicle and SFGATE. She was the manager of the former eHow Now Live Handyman Channel (a division of, and her work has appeared on This Old House and the National Association of Home Builders

In addition to her construction experience, Glenda is a master gardener, a former real estate professional, a universal design enthusiast, and an advocate for green building practices. She also serves on her county’s Planning, Zoning, and Appeals Board.

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All You Need to Know About the Waterfall Countertop Trend

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APRIL 21, 2017 | FRIDAY
All You Need to Know About Terrazzo Floors

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APRIL 10, 2017 | MONDAY
Proceed with Caution: 10 Power Tools That Can Kill You

From circular saws to cordless drills, power tools simplify and speed up building and remodeling projects as well as general woodworking tasks. But when used incorrectly, these household ...

7 Types of Saws Every DIYer Should Get to Know

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All You Need to Know About Insecticidal Soap

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MARCH 28, 2017 | TUESDAY
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MARCH 27, 2017 | MONDAY
The 10 Best Things You Can Do for Your Garage

Garages are much more than just a designated parking place for your car. Homeowners these days take advantage of the space as a utility room and workshop as well as a storage solution for...

MARCH 24, 2017 | FRIDAY
Driveway Cleaning: How to Remove Just About Any Kind of Stain

Nothing is quite as aggravating as discovering that the delivery guy's van leaked oil on your driveway or that the dried leaves you didn't sweep up last fall created stubborn brown stains...

8 Surprising Reasons to Bring Concrete Indoors

If you thought concrete was just for sidewalks, think again. This DIY-friendly material is rapidly finding its way into homes and offices, bringing with it limitless design possibilities ...