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Faux Dog Home Security

Faux Dog Home Security

We’ve previously talked about what you should consider before getting a guard dog for your home. But were you aware that there’s a camp of thought that uses the illusion of dog ownership as a home burglary deterrent? The theory is that if it appears that you own a dog […]

Speed Drops: Drop, Kick, Paint

Speed Drops: Drop, Kick, Paint

Zibra, a manufacturer of various home improvement products, has developed a convenient and simple alternative to the canvas dropcloth used to protect floors during painting projects. We had an opportunity to check out the Speed Drops at the National Hardware Show and agree it can be a great solution for […]

Green Protective Floor Coverings from the 2010 Builders’ Show

Green Protective Floor Coverings from the 2010 Builders’ Show

At this years Builders’ Show we came across two floor protection materials that both claim to be green products but take two entirely different ways of achieving this. The Cover Guard temporary floor protection mats are made for use on high end surfaces and finishes such as tile, terrazzo, stone, […]

Read This Before Getting a Guard Dog

Read This Before Getting a Guard Dog

When looking to make a home more secure, many people think about getting a guard dog. And while a guard dog may seem to be a simple solution, there are many things to consider before using a live animal to protect your family and belongings. Size of your home vs. […]

The Gun Issue

The Gun Issue

To be honest one of the reasons I wanted to expand Charles & Hudson into covering home security was to have an opportunity to discuss the issue of firearms as a home security option. Its difficult to find information online or anywhere regarding the use of a firearm for home […]

What is Wainscoting?

What is Wainscoting?

While at one time wainscoting was necessary, it has more recently become a more of style than a function. Wainscoting can lend an antique look and help it appear more formal. It can be a great accent for a historical house, helping to restore it to its original appearance. Wainscoting […]