Holiday Tool Buying Guide

By Robert Robillard

    Holiday Gift Guide 2016 It can be difficult to buy for the men or woman in your life, who work with their hands. If they follow ACC, then their most likely not interested in fancy bows, colorful ribbons, or fluff. They prefer tools, knives, gadgets, and gear! So we’ve put together a holiday tool…

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Roof and Gutter Heating Cable

By Robert Robillard

Roof Ice and Snow Melting Cables Some homes are predisposed to ice dams – and the leaks that can result from them. Lack of insulation, warm air leaks, and complex roof designs all contribute to ice dam formations. Preventing roof leaks requires addressing these issues and ice dams themselves, but that’s not always easy to…

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Milwaukee M18 Utility Bucket Light

By Michael Hopp

Milwaukee Bucket Light (2122-22HD) In January 2017, Milwaukee will be releasing the first ever LED Utility Bucket Light.  This new light will run off of their M18 battery platform and illuminate your job site with 2,500 Lumens.  This new Bucket Light will attract Utility providers, electrical contractors, and lineman just to mention a few.  Milwaukee…

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Storing Paint Properly

By Robert Robillard

Paint Storage To store usable paint for longer periods of time, you need to keep air from getting into the can. Here’s a few tips on how to store paint in an air tight container. Use a rag, not a paint brush, and clean all the paint out of the sealing rim of the can, as…

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How To Dispose Of Paint

By Robert Robillard

How To Safely Dispose of Latex Paint Every few years I clean out my basement workshop and end up having to wrestle with a dozen half used paint cans. Some of the paint is good and some is not, or is a long forgotten color. The question often posed to me how do I dispose…

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Best Bathroom Flooring

By Robert Robillard

3 of the Best Types of Flooring for the Bathroom Most of us think that we have limited choice when it comes to bathroom flooring. We can choose between stone, vinyl, or wood. Well, I’m happy to report that we have a lot more choice than that. There are so many different types of materials…

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WiOn Indoor Wi-Fi Outlet 50050

By Robert Robillard

WiOn Indoor Smart Outlet Internet-enabled electrical outlets, plugs, power strips and light switches are a great way to start building a smart home. They add convenience to any appliance to save energy, provide security, provide safety and make our lives easier. The WiOn indoor Wi-Fi outlet 50050 is one example. Smart Homes These days’ people…

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Rubber Flashing On Deck Joists

By Michael Hopp

Benefit’s of Flashing Deck Joists Water and wood do not play nice together, and over a long period of time unprotected wood, even pressure treated can rot. But by protecting the wood, it can extend the life of your deck.  Most decks are still framed with pressure treated lumber. Applying a self-adhesive membrane to the wood…

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