You do however want to do this because if you check something when you need it, and it doesn't work you are in major trouble. A few years ago my furnace didn't fire up and we needed to fix a fan on it. We got the part in and yes it is good to go now. Don't also get me started on the snow blower. This is one of my bigger downfalls, I need to get this started up and running soon because the snow is already here! So if you live in a colder place make sure your furnace is working correctly and yes your plumbing looks nice and tight around the house. Leaks can always spell disaster, but leaks in the winter just add the frustration. So fire up your furnace and check your humidifier for leaks and make sure it is working correctly. If you get started earlier the better off you will be! Remember the colder it gets the more in demand the services will become so getting a repair man out to fix your furnace will get harder as the cold weather comes in!
I did what I could and just left my humidifier. I know the house is safe and it doesn't need to be on but worrying won't get me anywhere. I also didn't want a puddle so I will wait to see exactly what is going on with it. I will keep you all posted!
Also on another note make sure your storm windows are now all down and screens are up! Protect your windows and home by doing this. Rake your yard and put up your hose. We do have to get ready for winter because the cold can damage things if we don't take are of them. Always look around your basement and home for anything that feels or looks off. Check pips all the time and make sure everything is running and draining correctly.
Remember, ready or not... Winter is coming!
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