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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MARCH 24, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Sawhorses of 2022

Invaluable in the workshop or on the job site, a good set of sawhorses gets construction, woodworking, and DIY projects across the finish line. Simply a crossbeam supported by A-frame leg...

MARCH 20, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Glass Cleaners Tested in 2022

Cleaning glass is an easy housekeeping chore to skip—that is, until all you see are streaks of grime, islands of dust, and dirty fingerprints. Don't let things go that far. Regularly wipi...

MARCH 19, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Work Gloves of 2022

A good pair of work gloves can help DIYers get tough jobs done without suffering through painful reminders of the day's labor. Whether shoveling snow off a walkway or building a new deck,...

FEBRUARY 24, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Drain Snakes of 2022

Potato peels down the kitchen sink. Loose hair swirling through the tub drain. The little plastic soldier your toddler dropped in the toilet. Clogs happen. When water isn’t draining as qu...

FEBRUARY 24, 2020 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Fix Leaking Rain Gutters

Q: Lately, whenever it rains, water drips out of my house’s gutters and onto the patio, instead of out the downspout. Is this something I can fix myself, or do I need to replace my leakin...

FEBRUARY 20, 2020 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Know About Replacing a Garbage Disposal

Uh oh! You turn on the tap, flick the switch, and after a groan your garbage disposal goes silent, leaving you with a sink full of scraps. Before calling a plumber to install a new one, c...

JANUARY 28, 2020 | TUESDAY
15 Things Never to Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

Think twice before sending anything down your garbage disposal.

JANUARY 20, 2020 | MONDAY
Solved! What’s the Best Bathtub Size?

Q: I’m getting ready to start a full bathroom remodel, and I’m wondering how to choose the right bathtub for the space. Are there any guidelines for determining the best size for a bathtu...

JANUARY 8, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Paint Rollers and Covers of 2022

There are many do-it-yourself projects that allow for scrimping on costs without any negative effects on your results—painting, however, is not one of them. For a professional-looking pai...

JANUARY 3, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Pros and Cons of Black Stainless Steel

What’s black and cool and red hot all over—in appliance showrooms and up-to-the-minute kitchens and laundry rooms? It’s black stainless steel, the modernistic finish gaining popularity fo...