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Stay Safe While Shoveling Snow

Stay Safe While Shoveling Snow

Yes, we said it — the dreaded s-word! As snow begins to fall in parts of the country, it’s time to think about stocking up on winter supplies and that most dreaded of chores — shoveling snow! Shoveling snow is not easy work, especially if you’re trying to move a […]

Stay Warm Without Turning On The Heat

Stay Warm Without Turning On The Heat

Here at Charles & Hudson, we’re all about conserving energy — and saving money, too! Depending on your home’s heating source, bills can skyrocket during the winter months, especially if you live in parts of the country that feel the brutal wrath of the season. You may be holding out […]

10 Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

10 Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

Winter is peeking around the corner and ready to cast a frost across the garden you’ve carefully cultivated all spring and summer. The gardening pros from the Chicago Flower & Garden show have shared some tips with us to help prepare our garden for winter. 1. Continue to water your […]

Mysterious and Stunning Russian Homes

Mysterious and Stunning Russian Homes

Stunning series of abandoned Russian homes. The interiors and exteriors are intact and a lot of the furniture has been left behind. It’s almost as if the inhabitants just slipped away in the night. The ornate beauty displayed here is mind-blowing and makes us wish we could see it during […]

4 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs and Stay Warm

4 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs and Stay Warm

Photo: Sad Furnace Day from Fensterbme The Home Depot has shared these tips for keeping your home warm this winter while saving money. 1. Regularly maintain your furnace and water heater. Regular maintenance on your furnace and water heater will increase energy efficiency in your home. By combining proper equipment […]

Get Help Paying for Heat this Winter

Get Help Paying for Heat this Winter

There are some who don’t have the means to keep themselves and their families warm this summer. If you need assistance in paying your heating bills or would like to help keep a family warm, follow these recommendations.

Close Your Pool for the Winter

Close Your Pool for the Winter

Last weekend I visited my folks in Tucson to celebrate my sisters wedding. A good time was had by all and while out there I was able to enjoy our swimming pool. Tucson is still a balmy 100+ degrees so the pool is refreshing and if kept heated could be […]

Eliminate Rooftop Ice

Eliminate Rooftop Ice

Icicles hanging from your rooftop can be dangerous and is caused by a warm roof melting snow then when that water reaches eaves and gutters that are freezing the water re-freezes into icicles. It’s difficult to fix this during the winter but the goal is to insulate your attic. This […]