Originally posted on Desperately Seeking Shelter:
Last night there was a freeze warning in my area. This isn’t totally unexpected in Colorado in October. I wasn’t too concerned as I had turned on my furnace last week and it worked so I thought I’d be fine.
I’m sure most people don’t worry about whether their furnace will work or not. Let me show you why I felt the need to test it:
When I bought my house I had everything inspected, obviously, and part of that was running a camera into the fire box of this ancient furnace to make sure there were no cracks. While my plumber would have preferred I replace the thing, a new gas valve was all it needed so I didn’t even consider replacing it.
Last night I was in bed watching Cutthroat Kitchen (so mean but so good!) and listening to the rain. When I fast forwarded through the first…
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