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14 Outdoor Clothing Items to Make Your Fall DIY Projects Better

Fall yard work requires the right clothing and accessories. Protect yourself and make cleanup a lot easier with the right outerwear. If it's time to update your fall clothing for serious work projects, we've found just the items that you need to try.

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Ear Muffs

Ear Muffs

Ear muffs are a crucial outdoor clothing item for fall chores. This ear protection against both the cold and loud noise from machinery or construction. Combine it with a headphone setup and the yard work will fly by. But just remember to turn the volume down when things are quiet while you attempt 8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself. Photo: Courtesy of Sears

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Boots Made for Mud

Boots Made for Mud

If you deal with a lot of mud and wet brush, you should choose these outdoor clothing boots. These durable rubber boots that withstand the dirt and moisture more easily. And remember to tuck your pants in to help protect against ticks! These are perfect for the garden or learning 5 Smart Ways Homeowners Deal with Leaves. Photo: Courtesy of Boss

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Hats for Weather and Debris

Hats for Weather and Debris

When it's drizzling, you'll need to keep the rain out of your face. Or if you'd rather not have twigs in your hair while pruning, a hat is an important accessory for autumn yard work. A simple, durable sun hat can serve as all-purpose protective gear for your head for projects in the fall. Photo: Courtesy of Outdoor Clothing Columbia Sportswear

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Beanies for Cold WindsPhoto: Timberland

Beanies for Cold Winds

As fall turns toward winter, winds pick up and temperatures drop. And in this case, switch out your outdoor clothing hat for a durable beanie that will keep your head warm without flying away while completing outdoor projects.

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Performance Belt EndPhoto: Courtesy of Carhartt

Performance Belt End

Performance belts are heavy-duty, all-purpose belts that can deal with just about anything. And you can slip on tool belts or pouches without worrying about damage and wear it out to town the next day. Plus it can help with Woodworking Projects

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Boots Made for Ice

Boots Made for Ice

If temperatures drop quickly overnight in your climate, you may have to deal with treacherous morning ice during your fall projects. As a result, protect yourself with advanced new boots designed with treads made to effectively grip at the ice. And check out these boots to help you find the right footing for your sole. Photo: Courtesy of Amazon

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Waterproof GlovesPhoto: Courtesy of Gardener's Supply Company

Waterproof Gloves

Summer gloves don't always work well in the autumn damp. And look for work gloves with some waterproof capabilities to make cleaning your gutters and working in the wet much easier. This waterproof outdoor clothing will be a lifesaver while you complete DIY Outdoor Projects That Will Add Value to Your Home.

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Outdoor Clothing Work Shorts for Warmer Weather

Outdoor Clothing Work Shorts for Warmer Weather

Warmer climates and early fall work projects may be a little too warm for pants. If that's the case, settle on some outdoor clothing rugged work shorts instead to help keep cool. And do you need some ideas as gift-giving season approaches, check out our Gift guide for DIY clothing. Photo: Courtesy of Dick's Sporting Goods

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Durable Work Pants

Durable Work Pants

If you don't have a pair of durable work pants to help keep you warm and dry during fall work, consider investing in a pair of yard-friendly pants. This outdoor clothing has reinforced stitching to stay strong even during tough projects by following DIY Safety Tips. Photo: Courtesy of Duluth Trading Co.

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Sweatshirts for Lighter Weather

Sweatshirts for Lighter Weather

A sweatshirt will keep your warm, help you stay visible, and provide additional protection during fall projects. It's important to keep your arms protected from mosquitos and other bugs when working outside wearing outdoor clothing that is comfortable, from Rugged Workwear. Photo: Courtesy of Amazon

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Work Jackets for Tougher Weather

Work Jackets for Tougher Weather

Would a sweatshirt just get soaked or ripped apart with the projects you're planning? Switch it out for a more durable outdoor clothing jacket that you can also use when hunting, fishing or hiking. Check out How to Store Seasonal Clothes. Photo: Courtesy of Dick's Sporting Goods

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Safety GlassesPhoto: Courtesy of The Home Depot

Safety Glasses

A pair of safety glasses are cheap and important to have. Not only do you want to avoid bits of dust and pollen getting into your eyes while cleaning, but it's also vital to protect your eyes when woodworking. Or performing other tasks like blowing leaves. Check out The best gas-powered leaf blowers.

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Coveralls for Dirty Jobs

Coveralls for Dirty Jobs

Maybe you have your eyes on even dirtier projects, and would rather not risk any of your nicer outdoor clothing. And in that case, think about a full-body coverall. Also you can slip on so you don't have to worry as much about mud, oil, paint and other messes. Figure out where to store those clothing items with 11 Clothes Storage Ideas to Transform Your Closet. Photo: Courtesy of Dickies

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Insect Repellent

Insect Repellent

Even when you are covered up, it's a good idea to spray your outdoor clothing. And the repellent will help repel mosquitos, ticks, and other fall pests that tend to emerge when the weather gets cool and wet. Follow these 7 Mosquito Repellent Tips to keep the pests away. Photo: Courtesy of Amazon