Replacing a Window Screen

By Robert Robillard

How to Replace a Window Screen 5-Steps Replacing a window screen is an easy project and should take a novice 1 hour or less for the first window and even less as thy move on to other screens. Tools Needed Utility knife Flat headed screwdriver Scissors Spline rolling tool Screen spline Screen Screen Type When…

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Bathroom Remodeling Considerations

By Robert Robillard

Bathroom Remodeling Plumbing and Electrical Considerations More than any other room in your house, a bathroom combines intense usage needs with tight space constraints. This makes it a tough room to remodel. Analysis paralysis can set in when you’re just thinking about cosmetic features like tile and paint. But that’s just the fun stuff. Where…

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DeWalt 20 Volt Brushless Hammer Drill DCD996

By Jim Nadeau

DeWalt 20 Volt Brushless Hammer Drill DCD996   I remember about 20 years ago my father came home with a 9.6 volt Makaita cordless drill.  Back then it was the largest cordless drill on the market.  The drill had a 3/8” keyed chuck and a large NiCd battery.  This drill was great for drilling small…

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3 Tips When Choosing A Vanity

By Sarah Carmichael

James Martin Charleston 60″ Vanity Common Sense Tips When Choosing A Vanity We’d lived in our house for just over two years before we started the remodel of our upstairs bathroom. Why the delay? Well, things happen (like our furnace breaking down during the Great Boston Winter of 2015). But it also turns out that…

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Replacing an Outdoor Light Fixture

By Jeff Williams

Replacing an Outdoor Light Fixture A few months ago, my family and I move into a new house. Well, a new to us house but pretty new as well. It was built in 2010-11 so it has all modern wiring, plumbing, and ventilation. Our last house was a complete fixer-upper but now that we have…

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Wedi Waterproof Shower System

By Robert Robillard

Building a Waterproof Shower I think we can all agree the single most important thing to consider when building a shower is waterproofing.  Building a waterproof barrier is an essential part of preparing these showers and unfortunately, many people do it wrong or cut corners. We all know countless shower pan and waterproofing horror stories.…

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Kreg Storage Screw Organizer Containers

By Michael Hopp

Kreg’s Organizer KTC25 & Containers KKS-S & KKS-L Kreg Tool Company continues to keep you productive with their new organization and storage solutions.  With the launch of the Kreg System K5 (KTC55) Organizer in September 2015.  They are adding to the Kreg System with the screw organizer (KTC25) and hardware containers (KKS-S & KKS-L).  These organizers will…

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Reducing Silica Dust

By Robert Robillard

Reducing Respirable Silica Dust is a Requirement On March 2, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a ruling on respirable silica dust. This ruling put the spotlight on how companies will need to reduce silica dust in drilling applications. The Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been tasked with enforcing this regulation.  As…

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