The Happy Home

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What Is the ROI on Exterior Renovations?

Joe LeVecchi, June 9
Exterior renovations serve many purposes. First, you want to make sure your home is protected. You want to repair anyfalse

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

Exterior Medics, January 5
If you have an older home, you may be yearning for something a little more stylish. Older homes tend to be fairlyfalse

8 Upgrades That’ll Make You Thankful for Your Home

Exterior Medics, November 19
It's that time of the year again — time to think about all those exceptional things that make you feel thankful.false

Small Changes, Big Impact: 8 Mini Reno Projects

Joe LeVecchi, June 3
You love your home, but maybe it isn't your dream home—yet. If you're spending a lot of time at home recently, you'refalse

8 Home Improvement Resolutions for 2020

Joe LeVecchi, December 18
It's time to start thinking about those home improvement resolutions! Every year, we have things that we need to getfalse

6 Fireplace Design Ideas That Will Inspire You

Mark Watson, December 4
Is it time to update your fireplace? Or do you want to install a new one? Fireplaces can start to look dated prettyfalse

How to Choose a Door for Harsh Weather Conditions

Mark Watson, October 29
If your home regularly experiences extreme weather, your exterior door could have a lot to do with your comfort levelfalse

How to Keep Cold Air from Coming Through Windows

Mark Watson, October 10
You've made sure that your windows are securely shut, but it seems as though cold air is still coming in. Do youfalse

Your Cold Climate House Design Guide

Mark Watson, September 30
A house built in a cold area won’t necessarily have the best cold climate house design. Many home plans aren't madefalse

Winter Home Tips & Maintenance Guide

Mark Watson, September 5
Is your home ready for winter this year? If you've noticed your home struggling to keep itself warm during the pastfalse