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The Happy Home

An inspirational home improvement blog for building and maintaining a lovely dwelling.

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5 Hacks to Save on Your Water and Power Bills This Summer

Mark Watson, June 22
Do you want to save money on your utility bills this spring and summer? Silly question, right? Who wouldn't want tofalse

How to Select the Perfect Gutter for Your Home

Mark Watson, June 15
Gutters are somewhat of an unsung hero when it comes to protecting property. Specifically, they serve the veryfalse

Metal Roofs: Pros and Cons

Mark Watson, June 9
When it’s time for a new roof, homeowners have plenty of options to choose from. Those who are looking for ways to savefalse

Why Are My Gutters Leaking?

Mark Watson, May 31
Though they may seem like one of the more minor elements of a home's exterior, gutters play an incredibly importantfalse

5 Steps to Keep Your AC Running Smoothly

Mark Watson, May 26
Summers have been getting warmer and warmer in the southern Maryland and northern Virginia area in recent years. Withfalse

How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Mark Watson, May 19
According to Water Damage Defense, 98 percent of all home basements will experience some sort of flooding or waterfalse

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Top 3 Most Overlooked Areas

Mark Watson, May 12
Spring is here! This means that it is time to create your spring cleaning checklist for your home. Become inspired asfalse

5 Home Remodeling Trends for 2017

Mark Watson, May 5
Are you looking to remodel your home this year? Take a look at these five hot trends for 2017. From bathroom skylightsfalse

How to Turn a Closet into an Office Space

Mark Watson, April 29
It is becoming increasingly common for people to work at home. For Northern Virginia homeowners, the ability to workfalse

Spring Cleaning: 4 Ways to Utilize Your Garage Space

Mark Watson, April 21
Though many home improvement projects involve expanding the size of your house, true innovation means taking advantagefalse