Robert Robillard

Robert Robillard is the editor of the blog, A Concord Carpenter, Assistant Editor of Tool Box Buzz and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. Rob hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show, offering the do-it-yourself audience in Boston’s Meto West region expert advice on home repairs and maintenance. On his website, Rob covers all aspects of home improvement and remodeling, specializing in problem solving for home maintenance. Rob enjoys evaluating and reviewing tools and products and restoring vintage tools. The Concord Carpenter’s motto: “Well done is better than well said!”

Posts by Robert Robillard:

Three Common Types of Workshop Lighting

Workshop Lighting is Everything Proper lighting in your workshop is as important as any tool in your toolbox. Whether it’s to see what you’re doing, illuminate mill marks on the wood… Read More

Why & How to Clean A Dryer Duct

Learn How To Clean A Dryer Duct When you consider that 15,000 fires start in the laundry room every year and account for $97 million in properly loss, usually due to… Read More

Fast, Cheap, or Good – Which Are You?

Fast, cheap, or good – you can only pick two. Understanding the relationship between cost, quality and timeliness of a process or project is very important for customers, contractors or… Read More

Dust Extraction & Controlling Jobsite Dust

Controlling dust at the jobsite. A good dust control strategy is essential to being a professional contractor and keeping your customer happy throughout a construction project. I’ve learned early on… Read More

Build a Second Story Debris Chute

A Chute for Every Job. As a remodeling contractor, I quickly learned that being a professional means you need to develop standards and best practices, especially when it comes to… Read More

9 Jobsite Dust Control Tips

Dust Containment At The Jobsite One of the challenges with remodeling is working in someone’s house, and usually while they are still living in the house.  I find remodeling work… Read More

Tips for Removing Snow from Roofs

Remind homeowners about removing snow from roofs The February 8th winter storm hit Massachusetts with 27″ of wet, heavy snow.  Needless to say it presented a variety of challenges for… Read More

Kitchen Cabinet Installation Tips

Remodeling Kitchens – Kitchen Cabinet Installations Kitchen and bathrooms traditionally have been key design areas within the home.  More importantly the number and size of these rooms are still increasing… Read More

Connecting Emergency Home Generators

Power outages and brownouts suck!    The loss of electricity for business owners and residents can cause way more than just an inconvenience, it can cost loss of revenue and property damage. These… Read More

8 Tips for Building a Safe Deck

Recent news on deck failures and led me to re-evaluate how I build my decks.  Today deck safety is a huge code and liability issue. Most experts agree that the average… Read More

Aging in Place Remodeling

Aging in Place Remodeling Checklist Let’s face it, we’re all going to get old. Our pets, cars, gadgets and houses are going to become old and outdated. That’s just how life… Read More

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