Having grown up on a tropical island, I’m not too fond of cold weather.
I moved to the capital city for work, which gets crazy and sometimes brutal winters.
I looked for houses based on whether they had efficient and well-functioning heating devices. The place I leased had a newly done HVAC installation of a new electric heater. I rented out the two extra rooms to my housemates so I could get the money for rent. Houses were expensive in the capital. I got a well-paying accounting job at the heating company. There I got acquainted with the heating technicians that would help with my heating equipment at home. My housemates turned out to be incredible people, and our relationship grew. I noticed the living room was cold during winter, especially at night. An HVAC professional recommended a gas fireplace. It would add to the aesthetics, provide more heat, and resolve the uneven temperature issue. The sitting room was cold due to the high ceiling and large windows. The heating dealership in town only had an electric fireside, so I had to wait a week for the heating dealer to deliver the electric one. I also got a programmable thermostat to help better set the furnace to provide moderate temperatures throughout the house. We could program the regulator to switch off the device when we were not in the place and switch it on when we were about to arrive. We scheduled bi-annual heating maintenance, and from the engineer’s recommendations, we would deal with the heating repairs as soon as we noticed an issue. The specialist had told us that regular system maintenance would ensure it lasted long.