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 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Finish Nailers of 2022

Few power tools can save time like a finish nailer. These handy tools replace the arduous act of driving nails into finished carpentry, which involves the tedious process of manually hamm...

OCTOBER 14, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Rat Traps of 2022

If you see tiny droppings in your cupboard and hear scratching noises in the walls, you most likely have a rodent problem. Mice and rats invade some 21 million U. S. homes each winter. Ra...

OCTOBER 14, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Counter-Depth Refrigerators of 2022

Refrigerators don’t always sit flush with the rest of your kitchen. In fact, standard refrigerators can stick out as much as 6 inches past counters and kitchen cabinets, throwing off the ...

OCTOBER 14, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Hand Saws of 2022

These days it seems that cutting power tools— compound miter saws, circular saws, jigsaws, reciprocating saws—have a motor of some kind. They make hand saws seem like relics from the past...

OCTOBER 12, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Hot Tub Covers to Protect Against the Elements

A backyard hot tub is an excellent place to relax and decompress with your family and friends. But whether your hot tub stays in prime working order depends on how well you take care of i...

OCTOBER 11, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Reverse Osmosis Systems of 2022

To reduce contaminants from drinking water or improve the taste and smell of tap water, water filters in refrigerators and pitchers can do the job. But, to take water purification to the ...

OCTOBER 2, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Riding Lawn Mowers for Yard Care

For yards larger than a half-acre, a push lawn mower just doesn’t cut it. These lawn mowers are simply too small to mow the yard in a reasonable amount of time. Unless you enjoy spending ...

OCTOBER 1, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Recliners of 2022

While comfort and ergonomics are design priorities for all chairs, recliners take both factors to another level. With their oversize plush cushions and ability to recline into one or more...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Sleeper Sofas for the Home

Sleeper sofas often get a bad rap. Many hosts—and their guests—associate them with sleepless nights and lower back pain. Sleeping on a sofa has long been considered the price to pay for v...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Outdoor Security Cameras of 2022

Residential outdoor security cameras were once reserved for the well-to-do. Thanks to advancements in technology, outdoor video cameras became more affordable in the past decade and acces...