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Mike Guertin

Mike Guertin is a builder and remodeler in East Greenwich, R.I., and frequent presenter at JLC Live.

Mike Guertin's Posts

Tool Review: DeWalt 20V Metal Connector Nailer Tool Review: DeWalt 20V Metal Connector Nailer

DeWalt's new 20V cordless metal connector nailer doesn't need a hose or compressor, but can it keep up with a conventional pneumatic nailer? Mike Guertin tried one out recently to find out, and was impressed by its performance. You can read his review here. Read more

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Installing Deck Ledgers Over Exterior Insulation Installing Deck Ledgers Over Exterior Insulation

Four strategies for adding a deck to a home wrapped with a thick layer of foam Read more

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Fast Joist-Hanger Installation Fast Joist-Hanger Installation

A simple site-built jig speeds things along and makes for a stronger build Read more

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Railings for Grade-Level Decks Railings for Grade-Level Decks

Even when a guardrail is not required by code, build it as if it were Read more

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Removing Scratches From Composite Rails Removing Scratches From Composite Rails

Automotive polishing and rubbing compounds can be used to fix scuffed and scratched composite railings and post sleeves Read more

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