Home Upgrades That Pay Off
Brookside Collection Wall Lantern by Progress Lighting
Illuminate your doorstep with this solid-brass farmhouse-style lantern. Its oversized shade casts a wide glow that lights up a search for a misplaced key or that often-elusive keyhole. Available in three finishes, including antique nickel (shown).
To buy: $71, csnlighting.com.
6 Mailbox by Ecco
To buy: $119, ecco-products.com.
Centurion Mailbox by USM Mailboxes
To buy: $167.50, mailboxixchange.com.
Domicile House Numbers by Chiasso
Mark your territory with these wall-mounted stainless-steel digits. They're bold enough to be seen from across the street, so visitors won't need eagle-eye vision to spot your pad.
To buy: $14 each, chiasso.com.
Egg Birdhouse by J. Schatz
To buy: $135, jschatz.com.
Ring Doorknocker by Baldwin Hardware
To buy: $71.50, capecodbrass.com.
Georgetown Rosette Entry Set by House of Antique Hardware
To buy: from $255, houseofantiquehardware.com.
Round Beaded Doorbell by Restoration Hardware
To buy: from $7, restorationhardware.com.