Deck Safety

Deck Replacement or Repair? There are approximately 40 million decks in the United States and only half of those are code compliant.  Deck safety is a real problem. Every year we hear about decks that collapse under the weight of people or snow load. If you have an existing deck that is more than 3…

Continue reading »

Preparing For Bathroom Remodeling

Preparing For Bathroom Remodeling – The Right Way Preparing for bathroom remodeling isn’t something you’re born knowing how to do. For most people, it’s not until after they’ve renovated a bathroom or two that they really know what to expect. As a restoration contractor, I’ve seen many situations where homeowners have spent thousands of dollars…

Continue reading »

Building A Roof Deck

  Roof Deck Construction This article, Building a Roof Deck was inspired after a client recently asked if I would replace her badly worn out roof deck. This wooden deck was built over her screen porch and on top of a flat roof. It’s not really flat: it’s pitched ¼’ per foot but without a spirit…

Continue reading »

Werner Built In Fire Escape Ladder

Werner Built-In Fire Escape Ladder Model ESC-330 Review The theme for this year’s National Fire Prevention Week is, “Every Second Counts; Plan Two Ways Out! Fire spreads faster than most people think, and anyone living in a multi-story home could find themselves trapped on a floor well above ground level. Because fire emergencies require immediate action, Werner…

Continue reading »

How To Paint Over Polyurethane

Painting Over Polyurethane Or Varnish Finishes This article will explain how to paint over polyurethane or varnish finishes. Painting over polyurethane woodwork can be time consuming, and maddening. Improper techniques can lead to your paint finish to fail; bubble, peel or chip. Read my detailed step-by-step instructions below on how to eliminate the steps of…

Continue reading »

Browse All Content

Featured Content

All Articles


Warmup’s Liberty Square Towel Heater – Field Fix

Home And Personal Safety, Tool and Product Reviews

Werner Built In Fire Escape Ladder

Contractor Advice

The Problem with FREE Estimates

How To

Using a Scroll Saw

Home Repairs And Remodeling

Replacing Skylights When Re-Roofing

Tool and Product Reviews

Aquor V1 House Hydrant

Safety Gear and Clothing

Zircon Leak Alert – Water Leak Detector

cedar outdoor sower How To, Landscape

How To Build An Outdoor Shower

Building A Roof Deck Decks And Porches

Building A Roof Deck


Using a Cable to Hang String Lights

More articles »

© Copyright 2017 A Concord Carpenter · All Rights Reserved