August 16

Don't Be Afraid of Color

Color can really bring life to a bland space. Add some color to your outdoor space — including your back porch — through rugs, accessories and furniture.

More: A Feng Shui Guide to Color

August 31

Do This Before Fall

If your house is covered with siding, check for any loose nails and replace or fix any you find.

More: Pick These Flowers for Your Fall Garden