Timothy Dale Timothy Dale is an expert writer, specializing in the home renovation, repair, and construction niche. He's passionate about providing detailed information to his readers that's easy to understand, thorough, and accurate to help others achieve success on their projects. Timothy is experienced in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional plumbing, installation, and project management, with expertises in residential building and renovations and writing about home improvement and renovations. Timothy spent his post-secondary years working in the plumbing trade, while completing degrees in English Literature and Psychology at Athabasca University, before taking on a Project Management position that ended up lasting 10 years and segueing into a career as an expert writer. He worked in residential plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and home restoration over his time as a Project Manager and also spent a year of his career focused on planning and installation within the commercial and industrial sector. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.