7 Landscaping Mistakes That Wreck Curb Appeal

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Don’t let badly designed or maintained landscaping wreck your home’s curb appeal. Here are pitfalls to avoid. Clumsy, neglected, and hodgepodge landscaping not only hurts your home’s curb appeal, it can cut the value of your property and make it harder to sell. Real estate appraisers say bad landscaping is a… Read More

Season-by-Season Lawn Maintenance Calendar

By: Douglas Trattner Follow our season-by-season lawn maintenance calendar to get a barefoot-worthy lawn and ensure great curb appeal. Early Spring Like so many maintenance jobs, everything goes smoother — and you’ll get better results — with proper preparation. Early spring is the time to get ready for lawn-growing and mowing season. Related: How to… Read More

8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

By: Pat Curry Here are eight ways to help your home put its best face forward. Homes with high curb appeal command higher prices and take less time to sell. We’re not talking about replacing vinyl siding with redwood siding; we’re talking about maintenance and beautifying tasks you’d like to live with anyway. The way… Read More