First, pick up lovely home decor!
Clean your rain gutters to prevent "ice damming"
A/C Cover to protect from leaves and rain/snow. $155+shipping AND Lifetime Guarantee!
Hire an hvac company to perform a maintenance and safety inspection on your heating equipment. You should expect to pay around $150-$250 for a quality job...
Run your lawn mower until the gas runs out- this will clear all gas lines and tank from gas sitting all winter and "gel-ing".
For safety measures- courtesy of our local gas utility. Too bad they didn't use Snapguide :)
- 12'+ Extension Ladder
- Furnace Air Filter (See my other guide)
- Water Heater Blanket
- A/C Cover