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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AUGUST 25, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Rakes for Pine Needles of 2022

A standard rake will suffice for raking up autumn leaves, but collecting pine needles that have gathered on the ground is an entirely different matter. A standard leaf rake’s tines are to...

AUGUST 25, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Pressure Washer Soaps of 2022

It’s possible to clean driveways, siding, grills, or automobiles by hand, but a better option is to use a pressure washer. When combined with the proper pressure washer soap, this tool ca...

AUGUST 19, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Carpet Removal and Disposal Services of 2022

Even with diligent cleaning, an old carpet will eventually need to be replaced. Most carpets become matted and frayed after as little as 3 years and typically last less than 10 years. Whe...

AUGUST 17, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
23 Types of Doors All Homeowners Should Know

We walk through doors every day as we move from room to room and building to building, yet how often do we really think about all the different types and styles there are? A door is about...

AUGUST 16, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Moving Container and PODS Companies of 2022

While a DIY move that involves renting a moving truck is the most affordable way to move, many people don’t like the idea of driving a large box truck long distances. A moving service off...

AUGUST 12, 2022 | FRIDAY
How to Pack Dishes for Moving to Avoid Breakage

Perhaps no belongings are more at risk during a move than the dishes, plates, glasses, and cookware that inhabit your kitchen. Using the right method and the right moving supplies when pa...

AUGUST 10, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
9 Genius Ways to Upcycle Old Bricks

Is that old pile of bricks leftover from a previous project creating an eyesore on your property? While you can certainly pay someone to haul them off to the local landfill, a better opti...

AUGUST 5, 2022 | FRIDAY
15 Tiny House Communities That Are as Efficient as They Are Charming

Although a global pandemic and strict zoning laws stymied tiny house purchases in recent years, the popularity of these downsized alternatives to traditional homes continues to grow. Comm...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
10 Caulking Mistakes You're Making—and How To Fix Them

Whether you need to create a watertight seal between a bathtub and tile, seal a leak around a window, or give a finished look to built-in shelving, there are a broad range of uses for cau...

JULY 28, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Junk Removal Services of 2022

Whether downsizing for a move or decluttering a home, there are various reasons to eliminate unwanted junk. While DIY-ing this job is an option, making multiple trips to the donation cent...