Fall means vibrant red, orange, and yellow foliage, lots of pumpkins, and refreshingly cool temps. But, it also means winter isn't far away. Here are a few projects—from looking after your exterior to maintaining your heating system—that can help your home brace for the cold and save you some cash.

Go to for the complete article. If you see a project you could use some help with, click the links in each slide to get step-by-step instructions, shopping lists, tools lists, and other helpful information to get the job done right.