Even though I’m originally from the northeast, I moved to the south for school & stayed here after landing a great job following graduation.
I tried to visit my folks as much as possible, however at most I could only be away for a few weeks out of the year.
A few years ago I flew out for Thanksgiving & section of my Winter getaway, and a few others I traveled back up north in the summer time only. Not long after I became accustomed to the effortless & relaxing summer time trips up north at my parents house, & avoided the Winter weather to an adjusting extent as I aged. Out of the blue, my father asked if I could come up for a month to help them get their home ready to sell. When I started working remotely for my supplier, I learned a considerable degree of freedom now that I could do my job from literally anywhere with electricity & wireless. NaturallyI instantly agreed to my father’s request however knew instantly that I would have concerns with the chilly weather. I would have to go out & buy a few jackets & a coat I had just purchased, perhaps even a pair of snow boots. What I didn’t realize was that my parents had updated their heating plan to a radiant gas boiler. This meant no more heat loss in the attic through the aged metal ductwork. To my complete and utter surprise, my parents’ home was more than overheated for my entire stay. If I am ever forced to move back here for any reason, I’m going to install a gas boiler instantly. Hydronic radiant heat is by far one of the most efficient & effective indoor heat sources available.