Two Innovative Metabo-HPT Circular Saws

By Robert Robillard

Metabo-HPT Circular Saws By Ralph Mroz The Metabo HPT18V Brushless 6-1/2″ Deep Cut Circular Saw (C18DBAL) and 36V MultiVolt Brushless 7-1/4” Circular Saw (C3607DA) both represent significant advances in cordless saws, for different reasons.  We look at both here.  But for context let’s first straighten out the confusion around the Metabo HPT name and then…

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Ryobi 18-Volt 10-inch Dual-Bevel Sliding Miter Saw

By Robert Robillard

Ryobi 18-Volt ONE+ONE Cordless Brushless 10-inch Dual-Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review  By Ralph Mroz The Ryobi 18-Volt 10-inch Dual-Bevel Sliding Miter Saw (Model P3650) has been on the market a couple years now and proven itself. With its full feature set and attractive price, it’s a good option for many people, DIY’ers and pros alike. Many people think…

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Installing Schluter DITRA-HEAT-DUO Over Concrete Floors

By Robert Robillard

Solving A Cold Basement Floor With Electric Radiant Heat We were recently asked to install electric radiant warming in a basement bathroom, concrete floor.  The problem with concrete floors is that the cold concrete absorbs heat energy, significantly increasing the time it takes for the tile floor to warm up.  In some cases, floors may…

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Installing Landscape Path Lighting

By Robert Robillard

Using Low Voltage Path Lighting – Outdoor Living Outdoor living is not new, but its concept has expanded dramatically in the last 10 years. Regardless of your climate, creating multipurpose outdoor living spaces, that function as extensions of the home, is now the trend. In this article we will discuss landscape path lighting and how…

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10 Things To Look For In A Moving Company

By Robert Robillard

Hiring A Moving Company Searching for the right moving company requires a lot of knowledge, here ar 10 Things To Look For In A Moving Company. It may be challenging, especially if you’ve never moved before. Not knowing what things to look for in a moving company can make a difference between a safe and smooth relocation…

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Diamondback Tool Belt

By Scott Arnold

Diamondback Tool Belt Review The tool belt is a must for keeping essential tools within reach, resulting in a faster work flow. A properly fitted tool bet and suspender rig also can reduce back fatigue and neck strain. We recently took a close look at Diamondback tool belt with the “Elias” and “Wrangell” pouches and suspender…

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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…

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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…

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