New Bosch 1/2″Drill/Driver and Hammer Drill/Driver Lineup

By Robert Robillard

Bosch 18V EC Brushless 1/2″ Drill/Driver DDS183 and Hammer Drill/Driver HDS183 The Bosch DDS183 18V 1/2″ Drill/Driver and HDS183 1/2″ Hammer Drill/Driver both offer the same set of specifications, minus a few differing features. They both come with Bosch’s Kick-Back Control Technology and the following specifications: short head length keyless single sleeve metal chucks precision clutch…

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 16 Gauge Cordless Nailer 2741-20

By Jeff Kirk

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 16 Gauge Cordless Nailer 2741-20 Review As a Finish carpenter, theres nothing more satisfiying than seeing the trim work come together at the end of a big project. A lot of time and effort goes into trimming out a house. When you get down to the final five or ten percent of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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