For exterior wall color that lasts, water-based latex paint is your best choice—it’s more resistant to the sun’s fading rays and is less likely to crack or peel than other types of paint.
Raised panel shutters are a clever way to add definition to windows. Not only are they affordable, they are also available in pre-painted finishes and are smooth sailing when it comes to installation.
Architectural landscaping is a great way to make a smaller yard look larger. Think vertically with urns overflowing with spring flowers to add color, vitality and personality to your home’s exterior.
Make a decorative statement by planting a colorful garden around the base of a classic mailbox and post. Arrange blooms with the tallest plants in the center.
New door hardware makes your home look more polished. Knobs and handles with a burnished bronze finish also hide fingerprints and don’t show tarnish as easily.
Realtors often say that a home has to make a good first impression in 15 seconds. A healthy looking, green yard tells neighbors and potential buyers that a home is well cared for before they step inside. Give your spring lawn a good raking, then repair discolored patches by sprinkling grass seed on the newly exposed soil. Add fertilizer and keep the area well watered until the grass sprouts.