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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AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Farm Boots of 2022

Working on a farm is often grueling, arduous, and messy, which is why it’s so important to have footwear that’s up to the task. A good pair of farm boots should keep your feet comfortable...

AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Snow Blowers for Gravel Driveways of 2022

While just about any snow blower can remove snow from a paved driveway or sidewalk, not all are suitable for use on a gravel surface. The wrong snow blower will lift gravel along with sno...

AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Root Killers for Sewer Lines of 2022

Slowly draining bathtubs and sinks, gurgling noises coming from the drain, toilets that regularly back up—though these could be run-of-the-mill clogs, they might also have something to do...

AUGUST 25, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Rakes for Pine Needles of 2022

A standard rake will suffice for raking up autumn leaves, but collecting pine needles that have gathered on the ground is an entirely different matter. A standard leaf rake’s tines are to...

AUGUST 25, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Pressure Washer Soaps of 2022

It’s possible to clean driveways, siding, grills, or automobiles by hand, but a better option is to use a pressure washer. When combined with the proper pressure washer soap, this tool ca...

AUGUST 19, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Carpet Removal and Disposal Services of 2022

Even with diligent cleaning, an old carpet will eventually need to be replaced. Most carpets become matted and frayed after as little as 3 years and typically last less than 10 years. Whe...

AUGUST 17, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
23 Types of Doors All Homeowners Should Know

We walk through doors every day as we move from room to room and building to building, yet how often do we really think about all the different types and styles there are? A door is about...

AUGUST 16, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Moving Container and PODS Companies of 2022

While a DIY move that involves renting a moving truck is the most affordable way to move, many people don’t like the idea of driving a large box truck long distances. A moving service off...

AUGUST 12, 2022 | FRIDAY
How to Pack Dishes for Moving to Avoid Breakage

Perhaps no belongings are more at risk during a move than the dishes, plates, glasses, and cookware that inhabit your kitchen. Using the right method and the right moving supplies when pa...

AUGUST 10, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
9 Genius Ways to Upcycle Old Bricks

Is that old pile of bricks leftover from a previous project creating an eyesore on your property? While you can certainly pay someone to haul them off to the local landfill, a better opti...