The Happy Home

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5 Window Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Masonry Warning Signs and Why They Could Spell Trouble

Common Siding Issues and How to Tackle Them

How Hot Weather Can Impact Your Home’s Exterior

What Do Termites Do to Your Home?

What Is the ROI on Exterior Renovations?

Your Siding Style: Choosing the Best Type of Siding for Your Home

Let There Be Light: All About Skylights

Dreaming About Doors: Custom Exterior Door Possibilities

Gutter Style: Go Beyond Traditional

Glimpse Into Window Styles: Analyzing Types of Windows

Roofing Trends for 2021

Why Home Repair Issues Aren’t Always What They Seem

How to Know When Deck Refurbishing Is In Order

How Snow and Ice Can Affect Your Roof

Drab Exterior? 5 Renovations to Add New Life to an Older Home

Ghosts of Exteriors Past: Knowing When to Replace Your Siding

How to Winterize Your Deck

8 Upgrades That’ll Make You Thankful for Your Home

Scary Home Issues That Should Make You Scream

Focusing on What Matters This Year and Always

Cold Weather Culprits: The Most Common Ways a Home Loses Energy

15 DIY Projects for Each Room of Your Home

All About Proper Home Insulation

Getting Schooled on Masonry: Common Home Exterior Projects

DIY Door and Window Trim Painting

6 Projects to Tackle When You're Stuck at Home

Small Changes, Big Impact: 8 Mini Reno Projects

Beat the Heat: Stay Cool With New Home Siding & Other Home Hacks

Beyond the Typical: Benefits of Metal and Cedar Shake Roofs

How to Safely Get a Home Renovation During COVID-19

COVID-19 Preparedness Statement

Why Are Flat Roofs Common on Commercial Buildings?

Landscaping 101: How to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space

Protect Your Multi-Family Property with Expert Gutter Installation

How to Manage Commercial Masonry Contractors and Maintenance

6 Interior Projects to Complete During the Cold Winter

Top 3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Commercial Siding

How Window Tinting Can Help Your Multi-Family Apartment Property Save

Build Your Smartest Home Ever in 2020

Tidings of Joy: Exterior Medics Celebrates Staff at Christmas Party

8 Home Improvement Resolutions for 2020

Parading Holiday Spirit: Exterior Medics Joins Local Christmas Parade

The Importance of Multi-Family Apartment Chimney Cleaning

Cheer On the Caps: Join Exterior Medics for Fredericksburg Spirit Day!

6 Fireplace Design Ideas That Will Inspire You

Creatures Lurking in the Dark: Why You Should Clean & Repair Gutters

Healing Through Hope: Exterior Medics Sponsors Out of the Darkness Walk

Curling Up By the Fire: Chimney Repair Checklist

How Commercial Gutter Cleaning Cuts Costs for Businesses

How to Choose a Door for Harsh Weather Conditions

Secure Your Property With Commercial Security Doors

How to Keep Cold Air from Coming Through Windows

Your Cold Climate House Design Guide

5 Ways to Reduce Multi-Family Property Roof Repairs

Winter Home Tips & Maintenance Guide

Why You Should Clean Your Home’s Gutters for Fall

Build a DIY Playhouse for Your Family

How to Convert Your Garage into a Living Space with Exterior Medics

Find the Best Type of Roof Shingles for Your Next Renovation

Vinyl Siding vs. Cedar Siding

How Often Should You Clean Your Gutters?

5 Signs That You Might Have a Drainage Problem

How to Choose the Right Type of Window Coverings for Your Home

The 17th Annual Together in Teal - Ending Ovarian Cancer Walk

Sprucing Up Your Patio for Outdoor Parties

7 Things All New Homeowners Should Know

9 Places Where Mold or Mildew Appear in Your Home

Should I Invest in Landscaping for My Home?

What's Your Front Door Style?

Renovating on Your Time: Choosing the Best Season for Your Project

Planning Your Vegetable and Herb Garden

Choosing the Right Fire Pit for Your Backyard

Exterior Medics Partnered With Luke’s Wings to Bring Soldiers Home

How to Keep the Heat in Your Home Just Right

Start 2019 Off Right With These 5 Home Exterior Refreshes

8 Items for Your Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

How to Prep Your Kitchen for Holiday Baking Success

Deck the Yard: Ideas for Elegant Outdoor Holiday Decor

Clear Your Yard: How to Compost Leaves

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Homeowners

9 Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests for the Holidays

Festive Outdoor Fall Decor: Improve Your Curb Appeal

At-Home Tailgate: How to Host a Football Patio Party

Safe, Sound, and Spooky: Prepping Your Home for Trick-or-Treaters

How to Build a Window Seat for Relaxing at Home

How to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall

9 Must-Dos on Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

How Severe Storms Can Damage Your Roof

How to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

5 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Backyard Bliss

Function and Fashion: How to Measure Windows for Blinds

Light Up Your Patio for Outdoor Entertaining

4 Upgrades to Modernize Your Older Home and Increase Home Value

Choosing the Right Siding for Northern Virginia Homes

Our Top Five Fireworks Destinations 2018

Unique Tools to Add to Your Homeowner's Tool Set

Welcome to the Future: Creating A Smart Home

Repair or Replace? Diagnosing Your Roof Issues

Boost Curb Appeal to Make Your Home More Welcoming and Inviting

Make Them Shine: 6 Cleaning Tips for Gorgeous Windows

Exterior Medics Announces Expansion of Business into Fredericksburg, Virginia

The Dangers of Exposed Shingles and Siding

How To Check For Wind Damage

What You Need to Know About Tree Trimming and Pruning

Maintenance Tips for Your Exterior and Entry Doors

Top Five Exterior Home Trends for 2018

How to Maintain Your Driveway and Walkways This Winter

2017 DIY Recap

The Happy Holidays Safety Checklist

Parenting Through Childhood Cancer: A Story Of Strength, Love, And Devotion

How To Paint Like A Pro

Home Heating Hacks To Prepare for Winter

Home Pest Prevention Checklist

How to Properly Insulate and Seal Your Home for Winter

5 Common Myths When Winterizing Your Home

How to Winterize Your Faucets and Sprinkler System

Chimney Maintenance Checklist

How to Clean Your Gutters Properly

When to Repair or Replace Your Windows: 5 Signs Every Homeowner Should Know

Ranked: Top 5 Environmentally Friendly Home Cleaning Supplies

DIY Wood Siding Maintenance

Winter Is Coming: 8 Home Exterior DIY Tasks to Prepare for the Changing Season

5 Simple DIY Hacks to Increase Your Home's Value

5 Clever Outdoor Storage Ideas

Change the Mood: 5 Outdoor Lighting Upgrades

3 Easy Eco-friendly Landscaping Projects for Summer 2017

Windows 101: What You Should Know Before You Buy

5 Hot Home Trends for Summer 2017

How to Clean an Asphalt Shingle Roof: What You Need to Know

Our Top Five Fireworks Destinations

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

How to Select the Perfect Gutter for Your Home

Metal Roofs: Pros and Cons

Why Are My Gutters Leaking?

5 Steps to Keep Your AC Running Smoothly

How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Top 3 Most Overlooked Areas

5 Home Remodeling Trends for 2017

How to Turn a Closet into an Office Space

Spring Cleaning: 4 Ways to Utilize Your Garage Space

Perfect Pancakes from Scratch

How to Create a Homemade Compost Bin

7 Uses for Reclaimed Wood

Top Four DIY Projects Under $50

Enhanced Equipment: Essential Items For Your DIY Toolkit

The Shades of Winter: 6 Color Schemes For Your Home


Protect Your Deck: 6 Winter Tips

Warm up your windows: insulation tips & tricks

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

3 Reasons For A Chimney Cap Installation

Where To FIND Used Pallets For Your Next DIY Project

How To Install Sod

Safety First! How To Powerwash Your Home Safely

How To Test Your Gutters For Leaks

6 Tips For Planning A Sunroom

How To Clean Dirty Gutters

4 Helpful Tips For Repairing Your Skylight

How To Keep Your House Warm Without Breaking the Bank

How To Protect Your Roof From Ice Dams

How To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

Roofing 101: How To Deal With Moss

Black Algae And Northern Virginia Roofing: What You Need To Know

8 Ways To Save On Energy Costs This Winter

4 Exterior Cleaning Musts Before The Weather Gets Colder!

Emergency Roofing Repair: When To Call The Roofers

8 Tips For Home Exterior Painting

6 Ways To Allergy-Proof Your Home This Spring

6 Best Indoor Herbs To Grow In Your Garden Window

The Eco-Friendly Home: 8 Natural Cleaning Solution Alternatives

8 Spring Cleaning Checklist For The Spring-Ready Home

How To Clean Your Fireplace in Just 15 Minutes!

10 Tricks To Make Your Ceiling Look Higher

How Much Should You Spend On A New Roof?

Picking Sides: Vertical Vs Horizontal Siding Installation

Exterior Renovation Theme: The Greek Revival

Brighter Winter: Add Light, Color and Whimsy to Your Home

5 Home Improvement Fixes to Fight The Winter Blues

9 New Year's Resolutions For The Homeowner

6 Trending Colors For The Winter

5 Trendy Pergola Styles for Your Home

Fall Back! 14 Home Improvement Tips To Get Your House Ready This Fall

Homeowner Lingo 101: 21 Terms To Help You Talk Like The Pros

6 Quick and Easy Exterior Fixes

8 Ways to Slash Summer Energy Costs

6 Home Improvement Projects To Increase Your Home Resale Value

Exterior Remodeling Theme: The Nature Lover's Cottage

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Exterior Renovation Theme: The Industrial Sleek

Home Improvement Inspiration: The Modern Coastal Home

8 Designer Accent Door Surrounds For A Grand Entry Door

Top 3 Trendy Cedar Siding Colors for Spring 2014

10 Tips for a Successful Home Remodeling Project

8 Ways To Spruce Up Your House This Spring

5 Signs You Need to Call Your Northern Virginia Roofing Contractor

The Shades of Winter: 6 Color Schemes For Your Home

6 Ways To Protect Your Deck This Winter

20 Ways To Keep Your Home Warm While Saving Energy

5 Roofing Tips For The Winter