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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JANUARY 27, 2023 | FRIDAY
How to Be Your Own Tech Support

High-speed WiFi networks and smart home devices make our lives easier by providing us with entertainment, security, and automation. But all this technology can also make life more complic...

JANUARY 25, 2023 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Military Moving Companies of 2023

Few are more familiar with the process of moving than military families, who move an average of about once every 2. 5 years. Often these moves are long-distance, taking families across st...

DECEMBER 28, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
Top Trends for HVAC Installation in 2023

New tax credits for energy-efficient heat pumps, affordable smart thermostats, and a demand for filters that can fight viruses are among the top trends for HVAC installation in 2023. Thes...

DECEMBER 27, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Online Candle-Making Classes of 2023

There’s nothing like a candle's warm light and calming fragrance to add ambience to a home. But keeping that flame lit can be expensive, as a good-quality candle can cost upwards of $30. ...

DECEMBER 21, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
9 Ways Natural Disasters Are Changing Your Local Building Codes

When Hurricane Ian ripped through Florida in September 2022, it caused between $41 billion to $70 billion in storm damage and 148 deaths. In 2018, California’s Camp Fire tore through the ...

DECEMBER 2, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Online Wreath-Making Classes of 2022

A wreath can make a home’s exterior look joyful. While it’s possible to purchase an evergreen or artificial Christmas wreath online or from a local store, it can be gratifying to learn to...

NOVEMBER 30, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
Whose Problem Is It, Anyway? Property Line Landscaping Disputes, Solved

Is it okay to trim back your neighbor’s prized oak tree if its limbs start reaching into your yard? Who’s responsible for pruning the overgrown hedge that runs along your property line? W...

NOVEMBER 30, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
How to Make Every Appliance in Your Home Last Longer and Run More Efficiently

Home appliances make our lives easier by washing our clothes, helping us cook meals, heating and cooling our homes, and providing us with our daily coffee fix. As much as we may rely on e...

NOVEMBER 21, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Christmas Light Installation Services of 2022

Every year, some 60 percent of homeowners adorn their homes with Christmas lights. This process typically involves hauling a box or two of lights from the attic and going through the frus...

OCTOBER 31, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Online Course Platforms of 2023

While online courses have been around since the early years of the internet, the ability for one to take classes from the comfort of their home has never been greater, thanks to various o...