Michelle Ullman

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michelle Ullman has been an avid gardener, DIYer, and home decorator for most of her life. She turned that passion into a freelance career and has been writing about just about everything related to home, garden, and lifestyle since 2011. Her writing has been published on many websites, including Better Homes & Gardens, Business Insider, The Spruce, and Investopedia. She also writes for several corporate blogs, including ADT Home Security, Walmart, Pennington Garden Decor, and Lowe’s. Follow Michelle Ullman on LinkedIn.

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APRIL 17, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
3 Ways to Improve Sliding Door Security

If you have a glass sliding door in your home, you no doubt appreciate how it creates a nearly seamless visual connection between the indoors and outside, lets natural light stream into t...

APRIL 10, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
What’s the Difference? Fiberglass vs. Vinyl Windows

Whether replacements for existing windows or part of new construction, your home’s “eyes” to the outside world involve quite a few decisions to find the right set. Chief among them is the...

APRIL 10, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! The Best Ways to Remove Lingering Smoke Smells

Q: I recently inherited a beautiful armchair from my grandparents. Unfortunately, they were heavy smokers, and the smell has permeated the chair. Is there any hope for my heirloom, or is ...

APRIL 9, 2019 | TUESDAY
15 of the Best Walking Tours in the U.S.

Whether you're in the big city or out in the countryside, one of the best ways to get an up-close-and-personal look at your surroundings is on foot. Perhaps that’s why walking vacations a...

MARCH 27, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
10 Ways to Put Your Spare Change to Work Around the House

While it’s true that spare change—those pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters that seem to multiply in your pockets—doesn’t stretch as far at the grocery store as it used to, that doesn’t...

MARCH 12, 2019 | TUESDAY
10 Outdoor Spots in Need of Spring Cleaning

Spring has (almost) sprung, which means that warmer days, blooming flowers, and singing birds are just around the corner. It also means that the ravages left behind by winter are on full ...

FEBRUARY 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
The Strangest Weather Events in US History

We know Mother Nature is fickle, but occasionally she goes on a veritable rampage, dealing out hurricanes, floods, and extreme temperature swings. Strange weather events like these can sp...

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The 35 Fastest Growing Cities in America

While there’s a lot to be said for the slow pace and relaxed lifestyle of a small town, it’s undeniable that an ever-growing percentage of the U.S. population craves the job opportunities...

JANUARY 19, 2019 | SATURDAY
Made from Scratch: 25 DIY Dining Tables

It’s the spot where family gathers for holiday meals, birthday cake, and after-dinner chats. The dining table is the center of so many happy memories, why not tailor yours to suit your ta...

JANUARY 9, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! Where to Buy a Tiny House

Q: I’ve been researching the tiny house movement and I think I’d like to take the plunge into serious downsizing. What’s the best way to find and buy a tiny house?A: You're not alone! As ...