It is going to be a cold winter but if you will take care of your heating appliances you should be in good shape. Check on your chimney pipe and make sure it is in good condition. If you have a wood stove then you will need to make sure your stove pipe is functioning properly and in good shape.
Is you are using and masonry fireplace, make sure the chimney liners are in good shape and functioning properly. Most people tend to forget about chimney caps but it is important that they are not obstructed and in good working order.