Tony Carrick


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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MAY 2, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Utility Sinks of 2022

Many a DIYer has cleaned dirty paintbrushes in their kitchen sink. The bathroom sink might work fine for soaking stained clothes and the dog can get his bath in the tub, but while these a...

The Best Mulching Lawn Mowers of 2022

While one can bag those lawn clippings to create a clean-looking yard, a smarter option is to use a mulching lawn mower. Lawn mowers with mulch functions can cut grass blades into tiny bi...

APRIL 26, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Locks for Storage Units of 2022

In just the past 5 years, more than 250 million square feet of self-storage space has been built in the U. S. Suffice it to say that more and more people are turning to self-storage to ho...

APRIL 19, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Pickaxes of 2022

While a shovel may be the first tool one reaches for to dig a hole, hard, rocky earth often renders the common spade useless. Fortunately, there is a tool that can break apart hard earth—...

13 Ways to Boost Your WiFi at Home

Streaming video lag, dropped video calls, and dead zones in the far reaches of your home are all symptoms of a frustratingly slow internet connection. If snail-like speeds have you down, ...

APRIL 12, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Power Washing Companies of 2022

Mother Nature can certainly take a toll on a house. Over time, grime, pollen, and green mold can all make a once-beautiful home look old and weathered. Power washing can restore a home to...

APRIL 8, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Ryobi Drills of 2022

Ryobi, the featured brand of The Home Depot, differentiates itself from the pricier brand names in the power tool world by catering exclusively to the needs of DIYers. Such is the case wi...

APRIL 8, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Husqvarna Chainsaws of 2022

Husqvarna has been one of the top brands of chainsaws on the market for more than 60 years. While you can expect to find quality in any of its chainsaws, selecting the right one for the j...

The Best Traeger Grills of 2022

Perhaps no brand is as synonymous with pellet grills and smokers as Traeger. The company has been producing premium grills for more than 35 years. Although all of Traeger’s grills are hig...

The Best Smokers for Beginners of 2022

There’s nothing quite like the taste of smoked ribs, pulled pork, or a nice, tender brisket. Achieving good results with a smoker can be a challenge, though, especially for those new to t...