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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OCTOBER 27, 2020 | TUESDAY
12 Ways You May Be Wasting Closet Space

Square footage isn't the only measure of a good closet—it's how you use what space you're given. No storage area is too small or too big to reconfigure in a way that maximizes every inch....

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Pros and Cons of Finishing Your Unfinished Basement

While not all homes have basements—they are more common in cold-winter northern and Midwestern states where house foundations need to extend below the frost line—if you’re lucky enough to...

OCTOBER 7, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
12 Online Shopping Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Here’s how to shop online safely and end up with what you want, when you want it, at the price you expect.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 | FRIDAY
15 Laundry Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Learn what you're doing wrong in the laundry room so you don't end up with any shrunken sweaters or stained sheets.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 | THURSDAY
Make Your Home Less Chaotic With These 12 Simple Changes

Don’t let clutter and disorganization take charge of your home. These easy tips will help you bring the chaos under control.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 | MONDAY
8 Smart Ways to Banish Indoor Allergens This Fall

Find out what's triggering your allergies in the fall—and how you can put a stop to the sneezing and coughing.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 | THURSDAY
11 Easy-to-Grow Vegetable Varieties for Fall

Just because the days are shortening and pumpkin-spiced drinks are appearing everywhere doesn’t mean you have to close the gardening shed for the season. The tail end of summer is the per...

AUGUST 27, 2020 | THURSDAY
8 Inexpensive Building Materials That Don’t Look Cheap

There’s no need to break your budget when buying building materials, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for ugly. These 8 reasonably priced materials look good and are easy on your ...

AUGUST 24, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Things You Should Know Before Taking Out a Second Mortgage

If you need money, you can use your home as collateral for a second mortgage loan. But beware: Should your finances change, you may be putting your home at stake.

JULY 27, 2020 | MONDAY
10 No-Contact Ways to Shop for Home Improvement Supplies

Protect your health while buying DIY project materials with these no-contact shopping strategies. Whether or not you live in an area that’s been hit hard by Covid-19, chances are you’re c...