As the sunny, care free days of summer comes to an end, cooler fall days remind us of all the little things that have to be done before winter arrives. In times of crisis, taking care of these matters will be more important than ever because you may not be able to buy parts for things that break due to lack of appropriate maintenance, or obtain help with repairs in a timely fashion.
It should also be noted this is not an inclusive list since weatherization and other needs may vary from one region to another.
If you aren’t sure about what things are most needed in your intended bug out area, at least make it a point to research, and then formulate a complete list of prepping needs for this fall season.
Prepare Your Heating Systems
Regardless of the fuel source, going over every inch of your main and backup heating systems is very important. If you currently use oil or some other processed fuel to heat your home, you may want to start thinking about the following systems for your post-crisis homestead needs.