Browsing Tag

Remodeling

  • The Handyguys Podcast

    There are many ways to find home improvement advice. The most popular have always been books, magazines, tv and now blogs. Well these guys saw an opportunity to share their knowledge…

  • Keeping the Kids in Mind while Remodeling

    Remodeling is not only an adjustment for adults but can also be exciting and stressful for kids in the house. Instead of just telling your children you’re adding a room or…

  • Quick Hits from Bruce Irving

    We received a welcome email recently from home renovation specialist, Bruce Irving. Typically he meets clients in-person or advises over the phone in regards to their renovation or remodeling project and…

  • Time to Do-It-Yourself

    As news about the economy worsens we try to stay positive and focused on the expenses we can control. The outlook at big box retailers such as Home Depot and Lowes…

  • Old Home Renovation Specialist

    We like general contractors who focus on renovating period homes. Charlie Allen is a renovator who fits this description and he answers some questions. Our favorite quotes: Peeling back the aluminum…

  • The Circular Saw Demystified

    Photo: Remodeling for Geeks Remodeling for Geeks breaks down circular saws and some tips for buying that include: When you buy your saw, buy new blades. The blade that comes with…

  • New and Improved Categories

    We’ve recently narrowed our focus and expanded on our core content which is all about “roll-up your sleeves and do-it-yourself”!!! Keeping in the spirit of this we’ve expanded on our remodeling,…

  • 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…

  • Find a Spot For a Window Seat

    Window seats are a great addition to any room that provide not just extra seating, but more storage and decorative space. If a window seat is something you’ve always wanted but…

  • 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…

  • Home Depot will Haggle to Help You

    Big box retailers feeling the pressure from soft sales are now resorting to the age-old tactic of haggling which is almost universally not an accepted practice in the American retail world.…

  • The Top 10 Home Improvement Movies

    ***UPDATE*** ServiceMagic has challenged this list with a Top 10 list of their own. We’ve matched up these lists and proven ours is still the best! Check out our reviews and…

  • The $10K Kitchen Remodel

    We just came across this great journal of a kitchen remodel that the homeowners are trying to achieve in under $10k. They are almost complete and it looks like they’ll be…