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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DECEMBER 19, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Dog Pools of 2022

Summer heat can be tough on humans, but it’s harder for our four-legged companions who are forced to wear a fur coat all year long. A pool is one way for the family dog to enjoy a summer ...

DECEMBER 10, 2021 | FRIDAY
The Best Wood Pellet Delivery Services of 2022

Not only is a pellet grill or smoker capable of loading its own fuel, but it can automatically maintain its own temperature, making it probably the easiest way to cook outdoors. However, ...

DECEMBER 10, 2021 | FRIDAY
The Best Firewood Delivery Services of 2022

There’s nothing like sitting by a backyard firepit or around a living room hearth on a crisp fall evening or cold winter’s day. But firepits and wood fireplaces require a steady stream of...

DECEMBER 8, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Pool Filters of 2022

A pool filter is absolutely vital to the function of any swimming pool. It’s responsible for removing contaminants from the pool water, ensuring that the pool not only stays crystal clear...

NOVEMBER 30, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Wood Stoves of 2023

A wood-burning stove provides an effective heat source for a home, cabin, or even a tent. It also creates a rustic feel and a warm, cozy ambience. Wood-burning stoves are made from steel,...

NOVEMBER 30, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Solar Pool Heaters of 2022

While a backyard pool can be refreshing on a hot summer’s day, water that’s too cold can be downright shocking. Getting a pool to a comfortable temperature can be a challenge, especially ...

NOVEMBER 30, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Track Lighting of 2022

Track lighting kits are a great option for lighting medium- to large-size rooms in which other forms of lights are either ineffective or too complicated to install. A track lighting fixtu...

NOVEMBER 30, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Rope for Tree Swings in 2022

Rope swings are an old-school source of outdoor pleasure, offering a relaxing or exhilarating ride. Safety, however, is vital when it comes to setting up a tree swing—and that starts with...

NOVEMBER 29, 2021 | MONDAY
Before & After: A Boring Desk Becomes a Modern Farmhouse Workstation for Two

When my wife and I began working from home full time, we knew that a single desk in the study wasn’t going to cut it. We needed something a lot bigger. We wanted a work surface that would...

NOVEMBER 29, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Tool Subscription Boxes of 2022

While most people build their tool collections over time by acquiring tools to complete particular projects, such a pace won’t meet the demands of a true tool enthusiast nor does it keep ...