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Title Quick & easy curb appeal [ebook]
Publisher Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
Descript 1 online resource : ill., phot
Bibliog. Includes index
Contents Quick & Easy Curb Appeal; Contents; Chapter One: Curb Appeal at a Glance; Chapter Two: Beautiful Lawns; Knowing Your Grasses; Rejuvenating a Tired Lawn; Proper Mowing and Watering; Chapter Three: Plantings; Front Yard Essentials; Creating Layers with Plantings; The Magic of Trees; Cool Containers; Curb Appeal in a Box; Designing Beds and Borders; An Easy Stone Planter; Color in Your Front Yard; Make an Island Garden; Chapter Four: Walkways; Planning Your Walkway; Mixed-Material Walkways; Paving Your Walkway with Brick and Stone; Build a Walkway with Paving Stones; Lighting Your Walkway
Installing Low-Voltage Walkway LightingChapter Five: Entryways; Elements of Great Front Entries; Creating an Entryway Garden; Making an Entryway Arbor; Chapter Six: Porches & Porticos; A Portfolio of Porches & Porticos; Dressing Up-Ideas for Pretty Porches; Seasonal Porch Decorating; Hanging Basket Project; Railings & Architectural Details; Chapter Seven: Front Doors; Shopping for Doors; Value at the Door; Get a Grip on Hardware; 242 Front Entry Makeover; More Appealing Makeovers; Trim Up That Look; Chapter Eight: Garages & Driveways; Gallery of Great Garages; Before & After Projects
One Day: Pick-Me-Up ProjectsDressy Driveways; Chapter Nine: Color & Paint; Finding Colors That Last; Exterior Paint Ideas; Chapter Ten: Siding & Windows; Gallery of Siding; Siding Types; Adding Architectural Detail; Making a Statement with Windows; Shutter Style; Chapter Eleven: Fences & Gates; Installing or Replacing a Fence; How to Build a Picket Fence; Making a Decorative Wreath for a Fence; Chapter Twelve: Lighting & Accessories; Five Lighting Ideas for Curb Appeal; Exterior Lighting Possibilities; Finishing Touches That Make a Difference; Chapter Thirteen: Spring Cleaning
Stains and Other Tough JobsCleaning Specific Concrete Stains; Cleaning Gutters and More; Index
Summary Expert tips to spruce up the front of any homeAnyone who buys or sells a home knows that, when it comes to real estate, books are judged by their covers. Creating curb appeal is a key way to accomplish preserving and protecting the value of what is most likely to be a family's biggest single investment. Unlike most books that focus on projects to enhance a home's backyard, Quick & Easy Curb Appeal focuses on projects that help make the front of the house more attractive. Pulls together information from Better Homes and Gardens' rich library of contentProjects for tackling walkways, driveways, po
Subject Driveways
Gardens -- Design
Landscape architecture
Landscape design
GARDENING / Climatic / Temperate
GARDENING / Flowers / General
GARDENING / Ornamental Plants
Genre Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author Better Homes & Gardens
OverDrive, Inc
Add Title Quick and easy curb appeal
ISBN 9781118430200 (electronic bk.)
1118430204 (electronic bk.)

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