Michelle Ullman


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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MAY 21, 2020 | THURSDAY
15 Ideas for Living with White Walls

While it’s true that over the past few years white walls have taken a back seat to walls in trendy gray, deep jewel tones, bright hues, and even black, it’s also true that white never rea...

MAY 9, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Deck Sealers Tested in 2023

For lots of folks, the deck is a place to make memories: relaxing, socializing, just enjoying life. But the elements (sun, rain, snow, and wind), as well as people partying on the surface...

MAY 5, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Can Openers for Your Kitchen

A can opener may not be one of the most exciting kitchen gadgets, but it’s certainly one of the most useful. Unfortunately, using a can opener is, far too often, an exercise in frustratio...

MAY 5, 2020 | TUESDAY
11 Things Your Local Post Office Wants You to Know

There's more to the Postal Service than meets your mailbox.

9 Documents to Keep Locked Up

A household safe or fireproof box isn’t just for storing priceless heirlooms, art, or stacks of cash. In fact, a number of common documents—while not quite as exciting as diamonds or gold...

APRIL 10, 2020 | FRIDAY
Beyond Costco: 8 Other Places to Buy in Bulk

When you’re bound and determined to find a bargain, there are options other than Costco.

MARCH 30, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Outdoor Spots in Need of Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning isn't just for inside the house. The exterior of your home, like the fence and patio, also needs tidying up. Read on to see what outdoor spots you should be adding to your...

MARCH 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Home Safes of 2023

Home safe options provide peace of mind when you’ve got cash, important documents, jewelry, and other valuables in the house. A safe for home use that protects birth certificates, passpor...

The Best Patio Umbrellas Tested in 2023

What’s the ultimate must-have for outdoor living when you need a reprieve from the sun? A patio umbrella, of course. The right umbrella brings a big patch of shade to your space—and an eq...

Here's What You Do (and Don't) Need During a Quarantine

If you have to quarantine yourself at home, here are five things you will need—for instance, pantry essentials—and five things you shouldn't sweat, including stocking up on a lifetime sup...