By the time August hits, the end of summer is on the horizon, regretfully, but don't despair—there's still plenty of time left before fall. Make the most of this opportunity to tackle my 10 must-do's for the month! | By Bob Vila, BobVila.com
To update the appearance of your home exterior, you need not repaint the entire building or install brand-new siding. Focus instead of applying a fresh coat of paint to the front door. Alternatively, install a pair of wall sconces on either side of the entry. Though doable within only a weekend, these quick, simple projects can keep your house looking great all year long.