It’s finally sweater weather — a time when we trade in our iced coffee for a piping hot Pumpkin Spice Latte and decorate our homes with misshapen, wart-covered squash. As the temperature dips, so too does our tendency to enjoy outdoor living spaces. Handyman expert and HGTV personality, Chris Palmer, says it doesn’t have to be that way. With a few tweaks, homeowners can extend the life of their outdoor patio well into the fall. BuzzBuzzNews caught up with Chris at the Fall Home Show in Toronto, where he shared some of his tips on embracing the change of seasons.

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