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Replace Rotten Entry Cornice Trim & Flash

I replaced this old rotting cornice trim with some pressure treated lumber. I then painted it and capped it with white aluminum flashing to prevent the paint from chipping & peeling in the future.

Demo Ceramic Tile, Install Drywall & New Shower Door

I was asked to assist with this bathroom remodel. The homeowner attempted to demo the old tile, concrete and wire lathe on the walls and ceiling but it was too big a job for him. I needed to use a rotary hammer to demo the wall & ceiling down to the studs. I then installed […]

Replace Broken Attic Ladder/Stairs

A customer in Southington, Connecticut asked me to replace this attic ladder because the hinge arms were bending inward and preventing the door from shutting. The ladder was ordered online and was on site when I arrived. This job was done in one day which included the painting of the door and trim.

Install Subway Tile on Tub Surround

A customer in Farmington, Connecticut asked me to finish up the tile portion of this bathroom remodel. The wallboard was already installed I just needed to tile & grout it. The tub re-glazing was done by a 3rd party.

Replace Obsolete Mid-Century Entry Door Lock & Paint Door

I was asked to replace the entry lock on this mid-century modern door. The original lock had a 6″ backset which is no longer available so I needed to fill the hole with epoxy putty. I then sanded, primed and painted the door. Then I installed a new passage lock along with an electronic keypad. […]

New Construction, Garage Retail Store – West Farms Mall, Farmington, CT

This past Fall I was asked to help with installation of a new GARAGE retail clothing store at the West Farms Mall in Farmington, CT. I worked with various contractors to get the project done: carpenters, electricians, painters, steelworkers, ceramic tilers, HVAC contractors and fire protection. The entire project took about 4 months from start […]

Replace Failing Front Door Transom Window – Avon, CT

This customer in Avon had a failing insulated front door transom window that was cloudy & unsightly. I ordered a new insulated window pane online from Fab Glass & Mirror which arrived in about 10 days. The old window was siliconed in place which required me to cut it free using a multi-tool. I then […]

Bathroom Wallpaper Removal & Painting – Farmington, CT

In early April of this year I was asked to remove wallpaper from a bathroom, make any needed repairs to the walls, then paint the walls and ceiling. In most cases it’s best to use a Paper Tiger to pre-score the wallpaper then use a wallpaper steamer to loosen the paper and making it easier […]

Attic Insulation Installation – Farmington, CT

This customer in Farmington, CT recently purchased a home with inadequate attic insulation. I was hired to add more fiberglass insulation and to bring the attic up to the Connecticut recommended home insulation value of at least R-38. Blown in insulation is a cost effective way to insulate most attics, however, when I arrived I […]

New Exterior Stair Railings – West Hartford, CT

A new customer in West Hartford, Connecticut asked that I install some railings to their rear concrete steps and to their side entrance staircase. I made the railings out of pressure treated lumber and matched the design to the design they already had on their rear deck. And since the railing is made of pressure […]