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 28, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Ozone Generators of 2022

When standard household cleaners won’t improve air quality, it’s time to bring in the big guns with the power of an ozone generator. Ozone attacks bad odors like cigarette smoke and pet s...

OCTOBER 22, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Tools and Accessories to Pair with Your Charcoal Grill

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 22, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Earthquake Kits for Emergency Preparedness

A severe earthquake isn’t pleasant to think about, but it’s an unfortunate reality for people in many areas of the country. Being prepared with an earthquake kit will give you the peace o...

OCTOBER 21, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Ice Packs for Coolers in 2022

While ice is the traditional way to chill your food and drinks in your cooler, ice has some downsides. Unless you have a portable ice maker, you typically must buy bags of ice or an expen...

OCTOBER 21, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Toilet Flapper Replacements for Running Toilets

That hissing noise coming from your toilet every few minutes may be the telltale sound of a bad toilet flapper. It’s also the sound of your money going, well, down the toilet. A leaky toi...

OCTOBER 20, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Framing Nailers of 2022

There was a time when neighbors could tell a crew was framing a house by the sound of metal-on-metal-on-wood, since hammering nails was the only way to connect large dimensional lumber. T...

OCTOBER 19, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Grill Covers of 2022

That shiny, new grill spends its life outdoors where Mother Nature can wreak havoc on it, leading to rust and shortening its life. You need to protect it with a grill cover that has thick...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Jointers of 2022

A jointer is a woodworking machine that smooths and flattens the face and edge of stock lumber to make it perfectly square. Instead of running a tool against wood like one would do using ...

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 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...