Tony Carrick

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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OCTOBER 16, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Grill Covers to Keep Your Grill Protected

That shiny, new grill that serves as a testament to your barbecuing abilities won’t stay that way if you don’t take care of it. A grill spends its life outdoors where Mother Nature can wr...

OCTOBER 16, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Grilling Tools to Bring Your BBQ to the Next Level

Having the right grill makes a huge difference when it comes to a successful backyard barbecue. But you need more than just the grill. There is a whole arsenal of tools that can help, inc...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Jointers for Woodworking

Woodworkers use jointers to smooth and flatten the rough face and edge of stock lumber, making it perfectly square. Think of a jointer as the power version of a hand planer, only instead ...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Wasp Sprays for Pest Control

If you’re noticing more wasps too close for comfort in your outdoor living spaces, or even invading your home, it might be time to solve your wasp problem. Whether they’re hiding between ...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Ice Packs for Coolers to Keep Food and Drinks Cold

When you dream of a day of fun on the beach, sun, and sand, coolers filled with ice probably feature in the daydream. While ice is the traditional way to chill your food and drinks in you...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Adjustable Beds for a Comfortable Night’s Sleep

Lower back and neck pain, arthritis, sleep apnea, acid reflux, and insomnia: These are conditions that cost many people a good night’s sleep. An adjustable bed—which is geared toward supp...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Finish Nailers for Woodworking

Few power tools can save you time like a finish nailer. These handy tools replace the arduous act of driving nails into finished carpentry, which involves the tedious process of manually ...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Framing Nailers for Construction Projects

Time was, you could tell a house was being framed up by the pounding cacophony—hammering nails was the only way to connect large dimensional lumber. These days, that sound has been replac...

OCTOBER 14, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Rat Traps for Pest Control

If you see tiny droppings in your cupboard and hear scratching noises in the walls, you most likely have a rodent problem. Mice and rats invade some 21 million U. S. homes each winter. Ra...

OCTOBER 14, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Counter-Depth Refrigerators for the Kitchen

Refrigerators don’t always sit flush with the rest of your kitchen. In fact, standard refrigerators can stick out as much as 6 inches past counters and kitchen cabinets, throwing off the ...