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 9, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
6 Things to Know About Travertine

Travertine—a variety of limestone formed from calcium carbonate deposits in or near hot springs or limestone caves—is one of the most popular types of stone used in architecture, and has ...

OCTOBER 1, 2019 | 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....

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The Do's and Don'ts of Cleaning Up Leaves

This unavoidable fall chore can be best tackled with a dose of knowledge and an ounce of preparedness.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Best Sawhorses, According to DIYers

They may not gallop, but a good set of sawhorses is key to getting your construction, woodworking, and DIY building projects across the finish line. Simply a crossbeam supported by A-fram...

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 | THURSDAY
8 Smart Ways to Banish Indoor Allergens This Fall

Achoo! It’s that time of year again, the start of the fall allergy season. If you’re one of the 20 million American adults who suffer from allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, chan...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The Most Important Organizing Projects for Homeowners

When your home is organized, it's not only easier for you and your family to function smoothly, it’s also better for your emotional well-being. Numerous studies have shown a link between ...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
6 Things to Know When Hanging Curtains

The right drapes or curtains can add a lot to your enjoyment of an interior space, as well as the room’s decor. Along with providing privacy and control over the light that comes in, fabr...

AUGUST 28, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Patio Umbrellas for Any Size Outdoor Space

The ultimate summer must-have when outdoor living calls you but you need a reprieve from the sun’s beating rays? A patio umbrella, of course! The right umbrella brings a big patch of shad...

AUGUST 23, 2019 | FRIDAY
These 11 Repairs Aren't Worth Your Time or Money

There are a lot of decisions to make when you put your home on the market, and one of the biggest is your asking price. While you can’t change the number one factor in your home’s value—i...

AUGUST 21, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! What’s Up with the Musty Smell in My Basement?

Q: Lately, I notice a musty smell whenever I go into my basement. What’s causing the odor and most how do I get rid of it?A: That unpleasant, musty smell—some people describe it as akin t...