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Robert Robillard

Carpenter / Remodeler / Editor / Video Talent

Robert Robillard is a general contractor, carpenter and editor of AConcordCarpenter.com and principal of a full service renovation company located in Concord, Massachusetts; A Concord Carpenter, LLC. Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals, he also hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show, offering the do-it-yourself audience in Boston’s Meto West region expert advice on home repairs and maintenance. On his website, Rob covers all aspects of home improvement, remodeling, and specializes in problem solving for home maintenance. Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter’s motto: “Well done is better than well said!”. Rob is a a regular contributor to DIY magazine Extreme-How-To Magazine and assistant editor at ToolBoxBuzz. He is also a tool safety and training coordinator for Push America on their Build America project.

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Fall Lawn Care

By Robert Robillard

Lawn Care The best natural defense against insect and weed damage is a healthy, dense lawn. Many folks pay a lot of attention to theirs lawns in the spring and summer but loose interest in the fall. The fall season an important season to pay attention to lawn care, this is when your lawn starts…

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EGO POWER+ Cordless Tool Review

By Robert Robillard

EGO POWER+ Outdoor Tool Platform Gas vs Battery? This spring we agreed to test out and review three products from EGO.  I have to admit that I was skeptical of any cordless outdoor lawn and garden tools based on the fact that the ones I’ve used in the past never had the run-time to make…

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How To Keep Rust Off Woodworking Tools

By Robert Robillard

Protecting Your Tools From Rust: The idea for the article,  How To Keep Rust Off Woodworking Tools, came to me after I found one of my kid’s had placed a wet snow sledding tube on-top of my table saw table. I had told her to leave the snow tube in my shop so I could…

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How To Maintain An Air Conditioner

By Robert Robillard

Maintaining An Air Conditioner Keeping your central air conditioner running in top shape during the super hot days means you need to maintain it.  This article will explain the how to maintain an air conditioner. Air conditioner problems often start when the compressor or condenser coil becomes so blocked up with dirt that the hot…

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Replacing A Window Pane

By Robert Robillard

Repairing a Broken Marwin Window Pane In the remodeling and carpentry world I often get calls from customers asking about replacing a window pane that was damaged by a hockey puck or lacrosse ball. Marvin Single glazed window The window pictured in this article is a Marvin, single glazed window with an applied energy panel.…

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Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool F50

By Robert Robillard

New Rockwell Sonicrafter Models:  Faster and Powerful Rockwell’s next generation of Sonicrafter oscillating tools have been redesigned with and increased oscillating angle and more power to cut faster. The Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool F50 new design is more tapered and compact, plus the accessory count for each model has increased for added value and applications. What’s…

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Milwaukee Tool Box Giveaway

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee 13 and 26-inch Tool Box Giveaway Rules:   The folks at Milwaukee Tool have released two, heavy duty, job site, work boxes.  A 13-inch and a 26-inch  Job-site Work Box.  Built for extreme durability, the new storage solution can survive over 1000 drops.    Milwaukee is going to give one each to one lucky…

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Simpson ALH3225 Pressure Washer

By Robert Robillard

Simpson Aluminum Series 3200PSI,  2.5-GPM Direct Drive Pressure Washer  Review The folks at FNA group recently sent me their Simpson Aluminum 3200-PSI 2.5-GPM Pressure Washer to review and evaluate on the job site.  I also used it at home. The Simpson ALH3225  is marketed as a professional grade, heavy duty pressure washer.  It has an Aluminum…

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