Generac Speedwash 3200PSI Pressure Washer

By Robert Robillard

Generac Speedwash 3200PSI Pressure Washer 71430 Review Pressure washers are perfect for boat, deck cleaning, wood restoration, paint preparation, graffiti removal, and heavy equipment cleaning. We took a close look at the Generac Speedwash 3200PSI Pressure Washer. Heavy Dirt Cleaning Pressure washers use compressed water to create a powerful water streams that can be used to…

Continue reading »

Matching Jobs with Prospects in the Lumber Industry

By Robert Robillard

Jobs in the Lumber Industry A four-year college degree isn’t for everyone, and the country is starting to realize that fact. Labor shortage in the building industry is an ongoing issue – we all know that, we’ve all experienced it. And now one wood association is doing something about it: the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association…

Continue reading »

Stanley Fubar

By Robert Robillard

Stanley Fatmax Extreme Fubar III Review by Ralph Mroz You’ve probably seen this Stanley demo bar in ads or at the store and wondered how it wouldvperform. So did I, and a deck demo job came along that let me satisfy my curiosity. Jumping to the bottom line: I liked this bar a whole lot…but for…

Continue reading »

Entryway Makeover

By Robert Robillard

Front Hall Upgrade – Wainscoting Design We recently applied trim and moldings to the front hall walls of a clients 25-year old home.  The goal was to dress up its appearance o the entryway. The entryway had a 24 foot ceiling and was barren, bare and uninviting. This trim and molding technique is sometimes called…

Continue reading »

Router Maintenance

By Robert Robillard

Woodworking Router Care and Cleaning As a carpenter I learned early on that tools need maintenance of they will not be ready for you when you need the. Your woodworking router is one of those tools. Regular Routine Checking You should conduct regular checks on the router so as to find out any damages. Ensure…

Continue reading »

Precast Concrete Piers

By Robert Robillard

Precast Footings We recently had the opportunity to try out precast concrete piers on a deck project we were working on. These piers come in round and square and are made from 4000 psi concrete with a 1/2 inch captured bolt provision. embedded in each footing is a (1) 1/2 inch rebar. Precast concrete piers…

Continue reading »

Schluter DITRA-HEAT Heated Bathroom Floor

By Robert Robillard

Schluter DITRA-HEAT Installation and Tips I recently remodeled a 3rdfloor attic for a client. For heating we were only able to get a heat duct on one side of the floor. This heat duct reached every room except  a small bathroom, on the opposite side. To address the lack of heat, we plan to add…

Continue reading »

Cutting A Wall Down To Make A Half Wall

By Robert Robillard

How To Cap A Half Wall With Trim We recently were asked to enclose a covered porch from the garage to the kitchen/ Once this was done, the client wanted us to then remove the old exterior wall and make it a half-wall. Deal With Structural Walls First You cannot cut out a structural wall,…

Continue reading »

© Copyright 2019 A Concord Carpenter · All Rights Reserved