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  • Flower Beds: Out with the Old, In with the New

    Our friends Tom and Tera recently moved from Hoboken, NJ to Raleigh, NC. They’re enjoying new home ownership and have been tackling do-it-yourself projects every weekend. They recently shared a flower…

  • 10 Projects for a Snow Day

    Home from work and your kid’s school has called a Snow Day. There’s no better time to work on those house projects you’ve been putting off. We’ve got 10 projects that…

  • Top 21 Build-It-Yourself Projects

    We’ve got a ton of build-it-yourself projects available in our archives and but we’ve gone ahead and pulled your favorite 21. Grab your hammer and get to work! 1. Build Your…

  • DIY Projects to Share with Mom

    This Mother’s Day forget the gifts and instead pick a project that you and your mom can share in building together. We’re not talking about remodeling the kitchen or laying tile…

  • 10 Summer Backyard Projects

    A great goal this summer would be to finish your backyard projects this Spring so that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor throughout the entire summer. But this means…

  • Join the Charles & Hudson Flickr Pool

    As our social network grows we want to give you an opportunity to share your photos with us directly. You can submit photos of your home improvement projects to the Charles…

  • Overcome DIY Procrastination

    It’s inevitable. When home improvement projects are involved, there’s bound to be touches of procrastination–even when you’re a frequent DIYer. When the to-do list grows it can be stressful, but at…

  • Home Improvement Vacation

    It may be tempting to getaway this weekend and hit the beach or relax in the mountains but many homeowners are taking advantage of the 3-day holiday weekend by staying at…

  • Memorial Day Weekend Projects

    It’s a three-day weekend for many of us in observance of Memorial Day which is a time to honor those who have sacrificed the most to protect our American way of…

  • The Industry Standard for Contractor Markup

    Pardon our Dust raises a good question about contractor markup costs. The homeowner feels 22% is way overboard but from the comments and through a bit of research it looks like…

  • Best Home Blog Articles Ever

    Well maybe not EVER but at least for the month of March these were the top stories on Charles and Hudson. Interview with Shoshana Berger of ReadyMade Magazine New Uses for…

  • Planning Home Improvement Projects for 2008

    Your workshop is ready to roll and you’ve got a couple more months before you can start working outside. Use this time to plan your spring and summer home improvement projects.…

  • Break to Baja

    We are taking a short break to beautiful Baja Mexico for a bit of fishing, diving, and kayaking, with some relaxing breaks mixed in. Enjoy the latest from a few friends…

  • Woodworking Projects to Finish in a Weekend

    We’ve found a great how-to guide for wood working called Lee’s Wood Projects that includes many wood working plans that are ambitious for the beginner but manageable by anyone with time…