Tony Carrick


Tony Carrick is a freelance writer specializing in home improvement, landscaping, and design. A recipient of a degree in journalism and a Master of Arts in English, he spent ten years writing for a variety of local newspapers and business publications before becoming an English teacher. Mr. Carrick now works as a freelance writer from his home in North Carolina. When he isn’t furiously typing away on his laptop or working on his latest home improvement project, he enjoys spending time with his family and cycling through the beautiful North Carolina countryside. Connect with Tony Carrick on LinkedIn.

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MAY 18, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Suction Pool Cleaners of 2022

Although it is possible to use a brush and manual vacuum to clean your pool, it's not a task many pool owners have the time or desire to complete, especially given that a pool should be c...

MAY 17, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Pool Cover Pumps of 2022

A pool cover is a pool's best defense against debris and dirt that can alter its chemistry, turning it into a bog during the off-season. However, even a quality pool cover can quickly bec...

MAY 5, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Pet Transportation Services of 2022

Whether traveling for vacation or relocation, safely getting a pet from point A to point B can be a challenge. While some pet owners can pay a small fee to have their dog or cat travel in...

MAY 2, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Echo Chainsaws of 2022

Although Echo offers several larger chainsaws for professionals, the bulk of its chainsaws are targeted toward homeowners. Echo chainsaw models range from affordable 14-inch and 16-inch o...

MAY 2, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Utility Sinks of 2022

Many a DIYer has cleaned dirty paintbrushes in their kitchen sink. The bathroom sink might work fine for soaking stained clothes and the dog can get his bath in the tub, but while these a...

The Best Mulching Lawn Mowers of 2022

While one can bag those lawn clippings to create a clean-looking yard, a smarter option is to use a mulching lawn mower. Lawn mowers with mulch functions can cut grass blades into tiny bi...

APRIL 26, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Locks for Storage Units of 2022

In just the past 5 years, more than 250 million square feet of self-storage space has been built in the U. S. Suffice it to say that more and more people are turning to self-storage to ho...

APRIL 19, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Pickaxes of 2022

While a shovel may be the first tool one reaches for to dig a hole, hard, rocky earth often renders the common spade useless. Fortunately, there is a tool that can break apart hard earth—...

13 Ways to Boost Your WiFi at Home

Streaming video lag, dropped video calls, and dead zones in the far reaches of your home are all symptoms of a frustratingly slow internet connection. If snail-like speeds have you down, ...

APRIL 12, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Power Washing Companies of 2022

Mother Nature can certainly take a toll on a house. Over time, grime, pollen, and green mold can all make a once-beautiful home look old and weathered. Power washing can restore a home to...