Sealing Tile and Grout

By Robert Robillard

How To Seal Tile and Grout I’m a remodeling contractor in the Northeast and can tell you that most bathroom re-modeler do not take the time to seal tile grout for their customers. We could debate why and I’ll probably point to a missing level of professionalism, ignorance, communication and cost but that’s for a…

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Senco Roofpro 445XP Roofing Nailer Review

By Ethan Bickford

Senco Roofpro 445XP Roofing Nailer Senco has been around for a long time making nailers, screw guns and fasteners for professionals. They’re known for making solid tools that perform well for years. With the rough winter we’ve had here in New England there are going to be a lot of roofing repairs to do. Often times…

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Reviving Your Lawn After The Winter

By Scott Arnold

Reviving Your Lawn After The Winter Your once perfect lawn is going to need some serious TLC if it’s going to survive New England’s snowiest winter ever recorded! Not only did we take a beating here in New England this winter, but so did our lawns. The extreme cold and snow have been on the ground…

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BuildClean Dust Control System

By Robert Robillard

Construction Dust Control System Here at ConcordCarpener.com we often write about ‘best practices” and “contractor professional development.”   We also follow Henry Ford’s advice of, “doing things right when no one is looking.”   Livable Remodeling When discussing contractor professional development we often refer to the term, “livable remodeling.”    Livable remodeling refers to providing building and…

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JLC LIVE Trade Show Highlights

By Michael Hopp

JLC Live Residential Construction Show I found out about JLC (Journal of Light Construction) Live Residential Construction Show ten years ago and haven’t missed a show since then.  I also actively promote this show to other pro contractors. The reason for attending JLC LIVE is to learn the latest products, tips, techniques in the residential building…

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How To Clean A Slow Draining Shower

By Robert Robillard

  Slow Draining Shower Floor Drain – using no chemicals Every six months of so I notice my shower drain start to accumulate water and drain slowly. Most people eventually end up with a slow draining bathtub or shower. Long hair, soap and bath products all combine to make a nasty, smelly drain clog. While…

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Job-Site Job Box Solutions

By Phil Benevides

KNAACK Job-Site Job Box Solutions Job boxes provide contractors and crews the organization and security job-sites need to stay productive and keep equipment accessible and safe. By creating a central location for key equipment, that remains on site, the direct and indirect efficiencies of a job-site box are well worth the investment of a high…

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M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw 2530-20

By Robert Robillard

M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Brushless Circular Saw 2530-20 Review Milwaukee Tool recently expanded their 12-volt line with their release of the M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw 2530-20. What intrigued us at Concord Carpenter was the size, weight and ability of this new saw.  We first saw it at Milwaukee’s media event,and its easy to see why…

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