10/05/2012 05:33 pm ET Updated Oct 08, 2012

Weekend DIY Ideas: 8 Easy Ways To Fix Up Your Home In 2 Days (PHOTOS)

Ideas to help get your home ready for the fall.

As we settle into October, it's time to start thinking about the easy ways to improve our homes and get caught up on some maintenance. This week, we bring you a variety of weekend DIY ideas, which include some important ones for this time of year. Prepare your water heater so you don't get stuck taking cold showers as the weather cools down, get your garden in gear for the new season or shake up your home's design by applying some wallpaper in unexpected places. Check out our slideshow below for instructions on these ideas and more. Happy DIYing!

8 Weekend DIY Ideas

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