I live in Glenview, Illinois plus it gets cold in my area a lot! I don’t know how I would get by without a proper heating system, then aC I can do without, but heating is a must when you deal with snow plus ice regularly.
For years I relied on our home’s old boiler plan to get by! The people I was with and I had big grates spread out through the dining room floor plus a boiler in the basement. The boiler then heated the air that rose up through the grates. It was sufficient for the icy Winter time weather in Illinois, but not all that attractive looking. I eventually covered up the grates plus called a Heating plus Air Conditioning corporation to hook up piping to the boiler. I now have radiant heating throughout my home, then pipes are hooked to the boiler plus underneath my floorboardsâ€¦ Hot water from the boiler flows through the pipes to create a heating effect. Due to it being water plus not air based, it is silent in operation, then no heated air rises to the ceiling plus gets wasted. It also doesn’t allow for cold spots in the condo plus is quite energy smart. I love that I can have sleek floors in the house. I certainly choose to go with hardwood floors; Since I live in a cold weather conditions, I figured I would be doomed to have carpet forever. Since the floorboards are heated, having wood floors does not make a difference. I no longer need to wear socks or slippers in the wintertime too. It feels classy to have a heating plan out of sight.