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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MARCH 2, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Pellet Stoves of 2022

In a hard-to-heat area, such as a sunroom, a cabin with no central heating system, or any living or sleeping area of the home, a pellet stove can provide warmth during the colder months. ...

FEBRUARY 28, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Chimney Caps for Rain of 2022

While a wood-burning fireplace may warm you on a chilly day, if its chimney lacks a quality protective cap, you’re leaving your hearth and home vulnerable to damage. A chimney cap primari...

FEBRUARY 28, 2022 | MONDAY
10 Tried-and-True Demolition Tools Every DIY Remodeler Should Know

Whether you’re gutting a 1970s-style bathroom, converting the kitchen and living room into an open floor plan, or embarking on any other remodeling projects, you’re likely going to have t...

FEBRUARY 27, 2022 | SUNDAY
The Best Welding Gloves of 2022

Welding can produce temperatures upward of 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, making it absolutely essential to have the right gloves for the job. A good set of welding gloves will ensure one’s h...

FEBRUARY 27, 2022 | SUNDAY
The Best Energy-Efficient Air Conditioners of 2022

Air conditioners are essential on those hot and humid summer days, but that relief can come at a price. An AC can quickly drive up a utility bill. The average window air conditioner uses ...

FEBRUARY 27, 2022 | SUNDAY
The Best ATV Snow Plow Blades of 2022

While many of us often think of ATVs strictly as outdoor recreational vehicles, for those with larger properties, they can also serve as vital utility vehicles. When equipped with attachm...

FEBRUARY 26, 2022 | SATURDAY
The Aria Air Is the Right Smart Scale for Fitbit Fans

As a devotee of the Fitbit tracker and app, it only made sense for me to purchase a scale that would meld into the Fitbit fitness tracking ecosystem when my old bathroom scale finally gav...

FEBRUARY 24, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Pool Table Brands of 2022

People have been playing billiards in their homes and at local pool halls for hundreds of years. This classic game offers a form of indoor recreation that doesn’t require screens, a keybo...

FEBRUARY 2, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
6 Ways to Use Dehumidifier Water Around the House

The average dehumidifier removes 4 to 10 gallons of water from the air each day, most of which gets poured down the drain when the dehumidifier reservoir fills. While that water may be un...

JANUARY 31, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Stump Grinders of 2022

Investing in a stump grinder may not make sense for homeowners who just have a stump or two they need to remove after taking out a tree in the yard. But those with larger properties in wo...