Cleaning Teak Furniture

By Robert Robillard

  How To Clean Teak Furniture Teak is a popular outdoor furniture and this article will focus on cleaning Teak furniture. Teak is a tropical hardwood that has a rich, golden honey color when new.  Teak is known for its durability and water resistance, and is often seen on boats, exterior construction, veneer, and outdoor…

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Dealing with Carpenter Ants

By Robert Robillard

Carpenter Ant Treatment For Your Home Ants are interesting creatures.   Did you know that an ant can carry 50 times its body weight? Accepting that ants live in nature is one thing but having them live in your home is another.  No matter how you feel on this topic I’m sure you prefer not to have…

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Treat Carpenter Ants With Boric Acid

By Robert Robillard

Boric Acid a Favorite Weapon Against Ants This article is about a simple chemical free way to treat carpenter ants with Boric Acid. . Carpenter ant colonies expand ever outward, producing what are called satellite colonies.  These satellite colonies will eventually mature into hundreds of members and will seek to create more satellite colonies.  Learn…

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How To Prepare Your Lawn For Winter

By Phil Benevides

Fall lawn care tips from A Concord Carpenter The overall beauty of your home can be impacted by your landscaping, and your lawn is probably the largest part of your yard. So regardless of how well maintained and beautiful your home is, you can’t ignore the look and condition of your lawn, since both you…

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How To Use A Pressure Washer

By Phil Benevides

Tips and Important considerations when using a Pressure Washer Here at A Concord Carpenter we love tools and believe the right tool for the job can save you time and money, but ultimately you’ll get better results when you use the BEST tool for the job. When it comes to cleaning outdoors, nothing does a…

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Chimney Cleaning

By Robert Robillard

Fireplace Safety  If you have a fireplace, make sure you schedule a chimney cleaning and have you chimney and fireplace checked out by a professional chimney cleaner before starting the first fire.  Chimney Fires – Good To Know! Chimney fires are a reality and hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage every year. Indication that…

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Solar Water Heaters

By Robert Robillard

 Hot Water Systems   Solar water heaters—also called solar domestic hot water systems—can be a cost-effective way to generate hot water for your home. They can be used in any climate, and the fuel they use—sunshine—is free. How They Work Solar water heating systems include storage tanks and solar collectors. There are two types of…

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Tips On Cleaning Wood Siding

By Robert Robillard

How To Clean Wood Siding A common problem with all types of house siding is dirt and mold. Sometimes siding that looks like it needs a new coat of paint, really only need a good scrubbing this article will provide you with time saving tips on cleaning wood siding. The most time-consuming—but thorough—way to wash…

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