Michelle Ullman

Michelle Ullman

Michelle Ullman has been a freelance writer since 2011. She specializes in all things related to home & garden, including home maintenance, decorating, gardening, organizing, and DIY.


  • Michelle has written editorial and commerce content for The Spruce since 2014.
  • She has 10+ years of experience writing about home and garden topics with thousands of articles published online.
  • Her work has appeared in BobVila.com, Better Homes & Gardens, Business Insider, SFGate Home, BestReviews, and ModernMom, along with numerous company websites, including Walmart, ADT Home Security, and Pennington Garden.


Michelle has been an avid gardener, DIYer, and decorator since childhood. She’s tackled a wide range of home improvements on her own, including painting, flooring, wallpapering, simple repairs, and landscaping. When not researching power tools or writing, she enjoys tending to her 50+ houseplants, walking her dog, or taking long-distance train trips. She lives in Santa Clarita, CA with her husband, son, and corgi.


Michelle has a B.S. in Business and Management from Redlands University.

Other work:

The Spruce Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission

Expertise: Home Improvement, Tools, Cleaning
Education: University of Redlands
Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Title: Expert Writer

About The Spruce

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