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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JUNE 7, 2019 | FRIDAY
16 Reasons to Always Stop at Garage Sales

Some people love garage sales; others pass by without a second thought, writing them off as a jumble of other people's trash. If you’re in that second group, you’ve been missing out on a ...

JUNE 3, 2019 | MONDAY
How Safe is Your Home? 12 Spots to Doublecheck This Month

Your home should be your refuge from the world—the place where you can feel the most safe and secure. Unfortunately, almost half of all accidental injuries happen in the very place we go ...

MAY 29, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
35 Great Things You Can Get for Free Today

Sure, there's no such thing as a free lunch, but there are definitely other freebies out there just waiting for you to claim them. How about a no-charge exercise class? Or a free donut? O...

MAY 20, 2019 | MONDAY
10 Things to Consider Before You Move to a New Neighborhood

Just as when you get married, you're marrying an entire family, when you buy a house, you are buying into a whole neighborhood. What you thought was your dream home can quickly turn into ...

MAY 15, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The Dos and Don’ts of Installing a Window Air Conditioning Unit

If sweltering days and nights without central air conditioning threaten your summertime comfort, consider putting a unit in the window.  Installing a window AC is within the capabilities ...

The Best Smart Gadgets to Use in the Kitchen

While today's fast-paced world leaves little time for food prep, we still want to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals. In that battle to get a tasty, healthy meal on the table quickly, a sm...

12 Big Mistakes That Lead to Mold and Mildew Growth

Mold and mildew are types of fungus that thrive in moist, warm areas both inside and outside your home. Although most of these annoying fungi aren’t directly harmful to humans, mold aller...

APRIL 26, 2019 | FRIDAY
Peek Inside the Most Expensive Hotels in America

For some travelers, price is of paramount importance when it comes to booking a hotel. For others, money is no object; it’s luxury and pampering that count. If you’re in the second group,...

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...

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...