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The Happy Home

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

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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

Why You Should Clean Your Home’s Gutters for Fall

Mark Watson, August 30
Fall tends to be peak season for home maintenance tasks. As it cools off (and the leaves begin to fall), there are afalse

Build a DIY Playhouse for Your Family

Mark Watson, August 15
A playhouse is a fantastic addition to your home. Not only will your kids enjoy it, but it adds value to your property,false

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

Mark Watson, July 25
It's time. You need more space. But you've spent a lot of time making your house a home, and you're not ready to move. false

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

Mark Watson, February 18
Do you have some renovation projects that have been weighing heavily on your mind? When's the right time to getfalse