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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NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Over-the-Range Microwaves of 2022

Since they arrived in kitchens back in the 1980s, over-the-range microwaves have been popping popcorn and warming up frozen dinners while saving valuable countertop space. Today’s models ...

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Travel Towels to Bring on Trips

Whether drying off after a dip in a mountain stream, catching rays at the beach, or keeping the sweat out of your eyes while putting in miles on the treadmill, the best travel towel is a ...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Dryers for the Laundry Room

Purchasing a new dryer can be an overwhelming prospect. While all dryers serve the same purpose—drying your clothes using hot air—they vary in how well they accomplish that task. Some of ...

NOVEMBER 11, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Camping Gadgets of 2022

Camping offers a means of escaping the stress of civilization, allowing you to decompress with the help of nature. That doesn’t mean you have to leave all the comforts of home behind, tho...

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Portable Workbenches of 2022

Whether it’s for use as a stable work surface at a job site or to address a lack of room for a permanent shop, a portable workbench is an invaluable partner when working on a project. The...

OCTOBER 31, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Butane Torches of 2022

Whether you’re searing the perfect crust on a rump roast or brazing a copper pipe fitting in a bathroom remodel, a butane torch is an essential tool to have at your disposal. A butane tor...

OCTOBER 30, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Pool Pumps of 2022

The pool pump, installed in a nondescript area in your yard, circulates chemicals through the water and filters out impurities and cloudiness. With a quality pump, you can spend less time...

OCTOBER 29, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Contour Gauges of 2023

Whether you’re installing flooring, siding, tile, or some other material, you may eventually run into a door frame, set of pipes, or odd-shaped trim that you’ll need to work around. Rathe...

OCTOBER 29, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Laminate Flooring of 2022

Hardwood flooring can be expensive and it is susceptible to scratches, dents, and water damage. Alternatively, laminate flooring is made from composite wood that’s been pressed together a...

OCTOBER 29, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Thermal Curtains of 2022

Even the highest-rated windows present an opportunity for air to infiltrate your home, causing your HVAC system to work harder to keep your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer...