What You Should Do If You find A Lost Child

By Robert Robillard

Lost Child Advice The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children encourages people to be alert and report suspicious situations regarding missing and exploited children.  this article is to give you advice on What Should You Do If You find A Lost Child NCMEC teaches children to seek out low risk adults if they become…

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Nail Pulling Tools

By Robert Robillard

Nail Pullers I recently was sent a pair of nail pulling tools from a fellow blogger: Axxeman. His blog is called, “The Nail Jack Family of Nail Pulling Tools.” The two tools he sent me to try out are called the “Nail Jack’ and the “Nail Hunter,” both from Nail Jack Tools. The two tools…

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Building A Glazed Pottery Fountain Part 1

By Robert Robillard

Part 1 of 2 posts…. A great friend of ours bought my wife and I a beautiful blue, glazed pot for our wedding anniversary. The blue glaze matches the blue tiles surrounding our pool. My wife has wanted a water feature by the pool for awhile now and asked me to make this glazed pot…

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Building A Glazed Pottery Fountain Part 1 of 2

By Robert Robillard

Part 1 of 2 posts How to Build A Hidden Water Fountain A great friend of ours bought my wife and I a beautiful blue, glazed pot for our wedding anniversary. The blue glaze matches the blue tiles surrounding our pool. My wife has wanted a water feature by the pool for awhile now and…

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Ironing Board Storage Tip

By Robert Robillard

This post will show your our ironing board storage tip that can be deployed almost anywhere. FROM THIS: stuffing it in a corner.    Turn Unused Space Into An Iron board storage Rack TO THIS: mounted on the door and out of the way. In this small laundry closet the ironing board was stuffed to…

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Tips To Conserve Water

By Robert Robillard

Water Conservation Today’s society needs to be paying more attention to conserving water.  As homeowners and builders we too can make a difference by choosing to take advantage of cost-effective, high efficiency appliances and water management systems.  Here are some tips to conserve water. A Few Examples of Water Conservation: Ultra-low flush or dual-flush toilets:…

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Wind Technology

By Robert Robillard

Wind Technology Coming To Boston The Department of Energy’s intends to award Massachusetts $25 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate development of the state’s Wind Technology Testing Center. This new center will test commercial-sized wind turbine blades will help reduce cost, improve technical advancements, and speed deployment of the…

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Repairing A Mahogany Deck

By Robert Robillard

Repairing A Mahogany Deck on a Historic House: Today my main goal was to finish screwing down the 1×4 mahogany decking. I have been using 2 1/2″ self drilling stainless steel screws and pre-drilling all the butt joints. The downspout drain pipe shown in the corner runs through the deck and into a dry well…

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