Michael Hopp

Michael Hopp is a registered contractor in the State of Rhode Island. He has been registered for the last 13 years specializing in interior and exterior remodeling, doors and windows.Mike began practicing his trade 20 years ago at William M. Davies Career and Technical High School in carpentry shop. This gave him the opportunity to become an apprentice at Brodeur Window Distributors. Mike continued working at the company for 10 years. During this time he was in charge of the specialty door shop and assisted on service calls.For the last 13 years, Mike has been working as a general contractor in Rhode Island with his company MJH Construction LLC. Even though his background is in doors and windows, his passion is for remodel work.

Michael Hopp

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Porter Cable Brushless Cordless Drill Driver & Impact Driver Review

Porter Cable 20V MAX Brushless Lithium Cordless Drill Driver & Impact Driver Porter Cable stepped up their game when they released their new line of 20v MAX Brushless tools in June 2016.  These are professional grade tools marketed for contractors.  The focus of this new system is to excel in ergonomic design while staying within […]

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Dewalt Portable Power Station Review – DCB1800M3T1

Dewalt Portable Power Station & Parallel Charger   DEWALT burned their competition this summer when they launched FLEXVOLT at their 2016 media event.  This new line of cordless power tools and accessories is providing us with the first in the industry cordless job site table saw and 12 inch miter saw.  FLEXVOLT gives you the […]

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Hitachi Rotary Hammer Review

Hitachi SDS Max Brushless Rotary Hammer DH52MEY Hitachi flooded the 2016 market with a whole new line of hammer drills.  They are the AC brushless SDS Max Rotary Hammers.  These new hammers have been well designed with a TON of features.  I got a chance to test out the DH52MEY model and it didn’t disappoint. […]

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Festool Dust Extractor Review

Festool Dust Extractor CT SYS – 584174 Lately we’ve been writing so much about cutting the cord and going cordless, but not this time! In fact this tool has a 16.5′ long cord attached to it. Festool has recently introduced a compact, portable, HEPA certified dust extractor built into one of their systainer boxes and we […]

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Kreg’s New Hardware Installation Solutions

Kreg Released New Cabinet Jigs   Kreg has release new cabinet hardware installation solutions that give DIYers easy to use jigs and professionals repeatable speed with accuracy.  These jigs provide adjustable mounting guides, durability, and accuracy with pro results. The three new cabinet hardware jigs will allow you to install knobs, pulls, concealed cabinet door […]

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Dewalt 20V Compact Combo Kit Review

Dewalt DCK283D2 Cordless Compact Drill & Impact Driver Combo Kit   Being able to review this cordless kit had me thinking about the first professional cordless drill I purchased in 1992.  My first cordless drill was the Dewalt DW945K 12v in a black metal case. I used that drill for everything and until the batteries […]

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Ryobi 18V Dual Power LED Work Light

Ryobi P720 One+ 20 Watt LED Cordless Work Light   We finally have a clear bright future ahead of us.  Ryobi has come out with an 18V dual power LED cordless work light.  I can remember back to when I was a kid helping hold the old metal drop lights for my grandfather as we […]

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BuildClean Dust Control System

Build Clean HEPA 360 Air Scrubber                                                                                  Remodeling has changed from showing up at a client’s […]

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Rigid 10” Wet Tile Saw with Gravity Rise Stand (4091)

Rigid 10” Wet Tile Saw – “The Beast” Rigid has a full line of wet tile saws ranging from a 7” job-site to a 10” commercial version.  They all come with a lifetime service agreement which includes free parts and service for life (registration required). Their wet tile saws are sold exclusively at The Home […]

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Makita XSL02Z Cordless 7-1/2 Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw

Makita (36V) Brushless Cordless 7-1/2″ Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw 2015 was a very big year for Makita, they celebrated their 100th anniversary and they promoted their 100th tool in 18V LXT line.  They boast the world’s largest 18 volt cordless tool line. This last fall their 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tools line-up will reach 125 […]

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