How To Winterize Your Pressure Washer

By Robert Robillard

Steps To Winterize A Pressure Washer As summer ends I often take a weekend day and winterize the exterior of my house, this process always includes winterizing my pressure washer. Well, it wasn’t always that way, I’m one of those guys that have lost at least two pressure washers because I did not winterize them.…

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Fiberglass Vs Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation

By Robert Robillard

Fiberglass Vs Closed Cell Spray Foam – Best Insulation? There are many different types of thermal insulation and the performance characteristics of these materials vary greatly as well.  The most common types of insulation used in modern building practices consist of: Fiberglass batts Mineral wool batts Blown-in cellulose Preformed foam polystyrene Polyurethane or polyisocyanurate boards…

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Ryobi ONE+ Stick Vacuum P7181

By Robert Robillard

Ryobi ONE+ Stick Vacuum P7181 Review I remember as a kid, my aunt had a carpet sweeper, which was the cordless vacuum back in that day. A carpet sweeper typically consists of a small box with internal brush rollers and brushes. When pushed along a floor the rollers turn and force the brushes to rotate,…

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Treblab FX100 Outdoor Wireless Speaker

By Robert Robillard

Treblab FX100 Outdoor Wireless Speaker Review Treblab FX100 Long Lasting, Outdoor Wireless Speaker Review We recently took the Treblab FX100 outdoor wireless speaker to work with us to see what it was all about. At first glance, the speaker appears durable and well made.  Its IPX4 rating certifies it as shock-proof, dust-proof, and IPX4 water-resistant.…

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Preparing For Hurricane Henri

By Robert Robillard

Tropical Storm Henri Preparation with Ryobi With Tropical Storm Henri building towards a Category 1 Hurricane, residents of New England are beginning preparations for very significant rain and wind event on Sunday, August 22.  Here at my house, the first thing I did to prepare was pulling out my Ryobi 18V One+ 6 Port Supercharger…

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LeveLok Ladder Stabilizer Standoff Brackets

By ralph mroz

LeveLok Ladder Stabilizer Standoff Brackets Every tradesperson and homeowner alike needs an extension ladder standoff, for reasons that I trust are obvious.  I’ve gone through several types and, bottom line up front, the LeveLok ladder stabilizer standoff brackets (Model ST-ORS-3XL) are the best I’ve found.  As a bonus, they aren’t very expensive!  You may already…

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Master Bathroom Remodel

By Robert Robillard

Master Bath Partridge Lane Project This is a brief synopsis of our Partridge Lane Master Bathroom Remodel. From the bright marble tile to the octagonal shower floor and niche backsplash, this modern bath feels modern, clean, and refreshing. Bathroom Fixtures We used Grohe “Lineare” fixtures in this bathroom remodel. The shower is controlled by a…

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Kitchen Remodel

By Robert Robillard

Chestnut Hill Kitchen Remodel Project Summary: Chestnut Hill, MA ~ Kitchen Remodel Kitchen designer James Forsaith and I have been working together for 28 years. We joined forces again to incorporate a . We approached this kitchen remodel with the goal [codename for budget] of using stock cabinets but enhancing it with high-end options, stainless…

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