I always like to see a front door with a fresh coat of paint. It makes a home really welcoming. Just sand down any old lumps or peeling paint patches, then brush on some exterior paint (semigloss) in a color that stands out.
Time: 50 minutes
Tom Silva, TOH General Contractor
Before you start painting, see our painting tips from the pros.Quick Fix 2: Change Your Furnace Filter
You can't see this, but you'll feel it: If you have forced-air heating, change the furnace filter-before you start the heating season. You'll notice a difference in the air quality, and your furnace will run more efficiently. For more fall furnance maintenance tips, go here.
Time: 10 minutes
Richard Trethewey, Plumbing and Heating Expert
Power-wash a brick walkway. Layers of dirt and moss built up on a pathRead More »from 3 Quick 1-Hour Home Improvements