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Robert Robillard

Carpenter / Remodeler / Editor

Rob Robillard is “The Concord Carpenter” Rob is a builder, general contractor, carpenter, woodworker, and editor of Concord Carpenter and ToolBoxBuzz As a General Contractor and carpenter, Rob owns and operates Concord Carpenter LLC. A full-service remodeling and construction company. Rob is a recognized leader in home building best practices and a source for how-to information for building professionals. On this website, Rob covers all aspects of home construction, building science, home improvement, woodworking, remodeling, and some of the best product and tool reviews. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review series - Concord Carpenter Videos where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob approaches remodeling and building construction with a pragmatic and problem-solving approach. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the construction and remodeling industry. He's a strong advocate for "raising the bar" in the construction trades and promoting the trades to youth. #BeAMentor #Green2Great Craftsmanship, quality, and pride guide his journey on this channel The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob If you have a building or remodeling question you can have rob respond to your answer via video. Click here for more information. https://jointruly.com/robillard Invite code: x22r2

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Milwaukee M12 Women’s Heated Jacket 2339

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M12 Women’s Heated Jacket Review By Sarah Green-Carmichael My sister-in-law, a junior in college, is a fierce field hockey player. Our family being a tight-knit one, my husband and I like to catch as many games as we can, even when it’s November and the temperatures dip down below freezing. There’s only been one…

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AirShim Inflatable Pry Bar and Leveling Tool

By Robert Robillard

AirShim Inflatable Tool- A Third Hand! Whether you’re working alone as a matter of choice or necessity, you often need to find a ways to be efficient. I recently came across the AirShim inflatable pry bar and leveling tool and was impressed with how it acted like a third hand when performing certain lifting, shifting,…

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Dead Animal Smell

By Robert Robillard

Dead Rodent Smell Clients often call me and tell me they have they think is a dead animal smell. Often times, this smell is very strong, lasts a day or so, then goes away and comes back again a week later. Decomposing Animal In House A dead animal smell can take weeks to dissipate and disappear.  The…

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Bathroom Trends

By Robert Robillard

Bathroom Design Trends According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s (NKBA) 2015 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends report, contemporary designs top the list. Top designers also note that nearly all bathroom amenities are also on the rise. This includes features like steam showers, frameless shower enclosures, sound systems, unique tiles, low flow toilets/fixtures and…

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Halloween Costumes And Safety Tips

By Robert Robillard

Halloween Safety For Kids: Everyone wants to have a safe and happy Halloween for their kids. Taking a few steps towards ensuring that your kids enjoy this night is worth the effort.   Using a few Halloween Costume And Safety tips and some common sense can help you make the most of your Halloween season. Halloween…

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Home Maintenance Checklist

By Robert Robillard

  Image: http://www.inspectamerica.com/ Preventative Maintenance Checklist Preventative maintenance, takes time and costs money, but it is still more cost effective than the crisis du jour approach of waiting until something breaks and then scrambling to have it repaired. Take the time to look at this home maintenance checklist and save time, money and aggravation. Why…

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Maintaining Wood Gutters

By Robert Robillard

Maintaining Wood Gutter Tips Wood gutters have gone by the wayside with the invention and availability of pvc and aluminum gutters. People these days are so quick to go the “no or low maintenance” route. In my neck of the woods there are still a lot of historic and colonial homes that still have wood gutters.…

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How to Install an Interior Window Sill

By Robert Robillard

How to Install a Window Sill People do not often think about window sills but they are an integral part of interior time and window trim. A well-executed window sill installation can create a finished, classy look. A window sill is made up of two parts, the shelf is the base or bottom of the…

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