This old home has lots of creeks and cracks, then the insulation is 1 down and there are a lot of crappy spots, and some of the windows have cracks in the weather stripping.
- The people I was with and I have a wood oil furnace in the living room and it keeps the living room, study room, and living room very warm and comfortable.
The rest of the home is filled with baseboard heaters. They don’t work very well. The heating systems are 40 years old. The bathroom is especially cold, especially on an icy, Winter time afternoon. I never take a shower early in the day. I regularly wait until the afternoon because it is the warmest area of the day, but when all of us had some very cold weather this year, I decided to buy a small space oil furnace to put in the bathroom. When I take a shower, it fills the entire space with heat. The space oil furnace is an interesting machine. It plugs into the outlet on the wall. It’s simple to use and it does not require a lot of space. It puts out a ton of heat, especially when the bathroom door is closed, but my spouse did not recognize that oil furnace would work very well, since it was so small, he was very surprised when he saw the results, but both of us use the oil furnace when all of us take a shower. The people I was with and I turn on the warm air about 10 hours before all of us use the bath and we are regularly pleasantly surprised when all of us open the door. I don’t mind showering anytime of the day now. It’s undoubtedly nice to have full use of our bathroom, even when it’s cold outside.