Milwaukee M12 Heated Hoodie Review

By Phil Benevides

M12 Heated Hoodie on the ACC Job-Site The Fall weather is becoming more and more prominent as the days get shorter. We’ve had some brisk mornings here in New England, but the added warmth provided by the Milwaukee M12 Heated Hoodie has made the beginning of the day as comfortable as any Summer morning.  …

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Fall Home Maintenance

By Robert Robillard

Tips for Fall Home Maintenance Fall is the perfect time to work on your home. The weather is cooler and sun is lower in the sky making easier to work longer hours outdoors without discomfort. It is also the perfect time to perform fall home maintenance. This is the stuff that you need to do…

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Matching Molding Profiles

By Robert Robillard

Johnson Contour Gauge – Matching Molding Profiles In the remodeling world I often get called in to alter or build something new in an older home.  In these situations the homeowner usually wants the new moldings and details to match the older moldings. Sometimes this is easy and other times it’s not.  In almost every…

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DIY Tool Buying Guide

By Robert Robillard

DIY Tool Buying Gift Guide Whether it for increasing resale value or simply putting a personal stamp on your house, home improvement projects are made easier when using the appropriate tools while working safely. With the handyperson in mind, these gifts make a great addition to any toolbox. Remodeling is dirty and can be dangerous…

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Fertilizing Trees And Shrubs

By Robert Robillard

Fertilize Your Own Trees And Shrubs! As you can tell I’m a huge advocate of Do-It- Yourself!  DIYers don’t just take on carpentry projects ~ they do everything…. even fertilize trees and shrubs. Trees that live in manicured landscape and in grass areas need fertilizer more then ones that do not compete with grass and…

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Personal Safety And Risk Reduction

By Robert Robillard

Personal Safety And Risk Reduction Staying Safe In An Unsafe World Image: closequartertraining.com Risk Reduction There are no guarantees with anything. No one can say that physical defense is always the absolute right option in every situation. There is also no fighting style or technique that is completely UN-defeat able. Be Aware Of Your Surroundings…

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Benefits to Installing Utility Wires Underground

By Robert Robillard

A Guide to Trenching and Installing Underground Utilities in your Home Few improvements enhance the appearance of the neighborhood or home then removing overhead wires. If you are building a project or remodelling your home, it may be necessary or make sense, to dig a trench to bury existing utility wires or to upgrade existing…

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Bosch 12V Cordless Jigsaw JS120

By Robert Robillard

Bosch 12V cordless jigsaw JS120 Review The jigsaw design started in 1946 when a Albert Kaufman installed a blade on his wife’s sewing machine.  The very first portable jig saw was introduced the very next year under the name Lesto Jigsaw.  7-years later Bosch acquired Lesto and  since then, Bosch, has continued to lead and…

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