Custom Door Surround

By Robert Robillard

Installing Cedar Trim onto Brick We were recently asked to dress up the rear entrance of the Concord Book Shop with a custom door surround. The brick surrounding this door has some sort of pink paint that the building owner wanted to hide. The ultimate goal was to create nice looking custom door surround that…

Continue reading »

Using Electric Floor Heat on Bathroom Remodels

By Robert Robillard

Warmup Floor Heat Solves Remodeling Problems By Sarah Green Carmichael Before we moved to the suburbs, my husband and I somehow won the apartment rental lottery. We scored a two bedroom, two bathroom, apartment in the city  — and, in unheard-of fashion for a rental, one of the bathrooms had electric floor heat under our…

Continue reading »

Installing A Glass Shower Enclosure

By Sarah Carmichael

Installing A Basco Glass Shower Enclosure by Sarah Green Carmichael If you’ve redone a bathroom lately — or even taken a peek inside a home design magazine or coffee table book — you know that one thing all desirable modern bathrooms have is frameless glass showers. Installing A Glass Shower Enclosure When we were redoing…

Continue reading »

Choosing Bathroom Fixtures

By Sarah Carmichael

By Sarah Green Carmichael Using American Standard fixtures On a Bathroom Remodel Bath fixtures might not be the first thing you think of when you start your bathroom renovation — most people start by thinking about the big things, like layout, tile, and vanities — but they are an important aspect of the finished product. Essentially,…

Continue reading »

Why should I hire a Licensed Electrician

By Jim Nadeau

Why should I hire a Licensed Electrician Why should I hire a Licensed Electrician?  As an Electrician I have seen a quite a few situations where dangerous wiring could have resulted in an electrical fire. The majority of the time that this occurs is with loose connections.  Such as, a splice not quite tight enough,…

Continue reading »

Leviton Bluetooth Digital Switch and Timer

By Jim Nadeau

Leviton DDS15-BDZ Decora Digital Switch and Timer I remember the first time I tried to program a timer switch and what a struggle it was. The timer switch was a wall dial timer and you set it like you were opening up a safe. Three turns to the left, two the right, and the last one…

Continue reading »

General ToolSmart Video Inspection Camera

By William Burns

General ToolSmart Video Inspection Camera with WiFi TS03 In our renovation and remodeling work we come across challenges that would delay our projects. Delays happen and if not for are tools that allow us to see what is inside a wall or cavity, they would happen more frequently. Whether it’s evaluating the cleanliness of an…

Continue reading »

Gama Sonic Progressive GS-103 Solar LED Spotlight

By Robert Robillard

Gama Sonic Progressive GS-103 Solar LED Spotlight Review Outdoor landscape lighting is both functional and elegant. Landscape lighting can make your backyard or garden really pop at night. The reason why most people don’t install landscape lighting is that you have to bury low-voltage wire, connect them to the lights and to transformers. Solar Power Landscape…

Continue reading »

© Copyright 2017 A Concord Carpenter · All Rights Reserved