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The Happy Home

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

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How to Build a Window Seat for Relaxing at Home

Joe LeVecchi, October 2
Book lovers often dream about spending a relaxing afternoon hiding out in a window seat while devouring their latestfalse

How to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall

Mark Watson, September 25
Fall is here, meaning that cooler temperatures are on the way soon. Embrace the season by taking the opportunity tofalse

9 Must-Dos on Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Joe LeVecchi, September 21
Fall is on its way in, and winter weather will be here before we know it. To make sure that everything in and aroundfalse

How Severe Storms Can Damage Your Roof

Mark Watson, September 17
A sound roof is one of the most important elements for protecting your home. It's also the area most likely to sufferfalse

How to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

Joe LeVecchi, September 13
It’s critical to be prepared for a hurricane throughout the season, but this is especially true in September, when thefalse

5 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Backyard Bliss

Joe LeVecchi, September 7
Creating a backyard haven is on the agenda for many families as the weather heads towards the long, delightful nightsfalse

Function and Fashion: How to Measure Windows for Blinds

Mark Watson, September 5
Blinds and other window coverings add a certain appeal to your home, provide an added level of privacy, and can evenfalse

Light Up Your Patio for Outdoor Entertaining

Mark Watson, August 20
With the dog days of summer winding down and long fall nights headed our way, taking our entertainment activities tofalse

4 Upgrades to Modernize Your Older Home and Increase Home Value

Mark Watson, August 6
Do you ever look around your older home and think "Wow, this place really has potential!" only to get bogged down byfalse

Choosing the Right Siding for Northern Virginia Homes

Mark Watson, July 24
The siding of your home is arguably the biggest factor contributing to curb appeal. Plenty of home buyers can lookfalse