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Jill Laybourn

Occupation: ImproveNet Editorial Team

Jill Yarberry-Laybourn has been in love with home design since she bought her first tiny (before tiny homes were a thing) two bedroom, 500 square feet home in rural Colorado. She has remodeled two homes from tearing down walls to laying the subway tile and sanding the hardwood floors. Now, Jill is living amongst the lakes and trees of Michigan. She is a freelance writer who enjoys spending her free time coaching basketball, playing in nature and having fun with her two teenage children and friends.

Jill's Recent Articles

  • Plan Your Summer Home Improvement Project Today Home Maintenance

    Plan Your Summer Home Improvement Project Today

    With everyone across the nation and in the world going through this crisis, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. With summer and rising temperatures right around the corner, why not turn off the news for a while and instead plan how to turn your outdoor spaces into an outdoor oasis!

    Apr 27, 2020
  • What Is An Essential Contractor Service? General Expertise

    What Is An Essential Contractor Service?

    While we’d all like to get our home in tip-top shape, considering we are spending all day inside, it’s important during this crisis that we consider what is truly “essential” and what we should save for another day.

    Apr 13, 2020
  • What To Do With Your Leaves In Fall Landscaping

    What To Do With Your Leaves In Fall

    The chore of leaf removal doesn’t have to be the arduous task that many make it. With the right plan and tools or the right landscaping company, leaf removal can be simple and maybe even enjoyable.

    Sep 23, 2019
  • Ideas For The Perfect Garage Garages & Sheds

    Ideas For The Perfect Garage

    While the junk drawer tips will have to wait, there are some really smart ideas for organizing your garage that will take you from “I really need to do something to my garage,” to “why didn’t I do this way sooner.” If you’re really lucky, you will be calling it your dream garage in no time.

    Sep 1, 2019
  • Backyard Fence Inspiration Landscaping

    Backyard Fence Inspiration

    As you begin to think about your backyard fencing, there is plenty to consider. But first and foremost, you have to first determine the style of fencing that is most appealing to you aesthetically as well as what style would best compliment your home.

    Jul 30, 2019
  • Roofing Tips For First-Time Homeowners Roofing & Gutters

    Roofing Tips For First-Time Homeowners

    One item that you should always make a priority despite the punch list is the constant care and maintenance of your roof. It Here are some basic roofing tips for homeowners to help you keep your roof in tip-top shape.

    Apr 22, 2019

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