Ice Dam Removal Service

By Robert Robillard

Ice Dam Removal Service Ice Dam Removal Concord MA only Roof Raking Roof shoveling Call ROB at 617-799-1971 Ice Dam Prevention Tip: Remove snow from your roof after every storm.  To begin with, use a roof rake to clear snow from the edge of your roof upwards of three to four feet immediately after each…

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Concord MA Snow plowing

By Robert Robillard

Snowplowing In Concord MA Click Link Below For Contact Information: Driveway snowplowing Reliable Insured References available Click link above for an estimate Concord MA Snow Plowing

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How To Paint Bead Board

By Robert Robillard

Painting Bead Board A wood bead board ceiling or wall, provides a classic texture and depth. Bead board is commonly used as wainscoting, wall or porch ceilings, back splash, or around kitchen islands. Tips on how to paint bead board: Step 1 – Wash area thoroughly. Step 2: Sand if Necessary, fill holes and defects.…

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Bathroom and Dryer Duct Cleaning

By Robert Robillard

Bathroom Fan and Dryer Duct Cleaning Today while emptying the clothes dryer I noticed the lint in the lint trap and started to think of fire safety and a past post of mine called Dryer Duct and Vent Safety. It occurred to me that I have not cleaned my ducts in awhile. when was the…

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Smoke Alarm Placement

By Robert Robillard

Photo: http://img.directindustry.com/images_di/photo-g/heat-and-smoke-detector-90581.jpg Where To Place A Smoke Alarm One of the most important fire safety devices for the home is the smoke detector and proper smoke alarm placement. Several studies have concluded that when working smoke alarms are present, the chance of dying from the fire is cut in half. See my post “House Fire…

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A Unique Sump Pump Drain Solution

By Robert Robillard

Sump Pump Drain Solution A client of mine has a house with no gutters. The problem with not having gutters is that all of the roof run off drains against the houses foundation walls and usually finds it’s way back into the house.  Exterior drainage for a sump pump was an issue and we needed…

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Rain Diverters

By Robert Robillard

Installing Roof Rain Diverters Nothing is more annoying than having to walk through a waterfall coming off your roof to reach the front door every time it rains. For many people gutters is not an option. Photo: copper rain diverter installed on roof above porch entry On the Concord, Massachusetts house pictured here the owner…

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Home Maintenance Checklist

By Robert Robillard

Tips to keep your home well maintained As a carpenter I am often called to peoples homes to repair, replace or troubleshoot house problems. Most if not all issues that I deal with are a result of not taking the time to perform periodic maintenance.  These people need my  home maintenance checklist. The fall season, is…

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