Glad I kept the boiler

Boilers are ugly, at least that is what I thought when I first moved into my home.

  • My plan was to rip out the boiler plan and get something charming set up in my kitchen.

I was planning on a gas fireplace or gas furnace system. Thankfully I had other projects to keep myself and others occupied. I had a roof that needed to be patched. I had drywall that had to come down and fresh put up. I also needed new flooring and light fixtures throughout the house. All my numerous projects kept coming in and demanding attention. The boiler technically worked, there was no reason to upgrade it. A new heating plan is costly, so I was afraid to take the plunge. It took myself and others almost multiple years to where I was ready to guess about Heating, Ventilation, and A/C equipment, and by the time I was ready, I realized the boiler wasn’t going anywhere. Boiler systems are so bendy. I can use the boiler to be a baseboard heater, connect it to a radiator or be hydronic radiant floors. I can use a boiler to heat the family water or our swimming pool. I choose to hook piping to my boiler system, extend it outside to my blacktop and have a snowmelt system. I never need to plow my driveway or scrape ice off my automobile windshield anymore… Everything is all sizzling and snow free. The boiler may be ugly, however it is powerful, reliable and durable. I have never called for heating repair on it and I won’t need to.

Electric heating system