A few years ago, our partner plus I obtained an extremely aged home with the intention of fixing it up. The two of us enjoyed the location plus size of the property, plus the structure of the home was good. The former owners, but, didn’t keep up with official repair plus had made no substitutes while they lived there. The home had also been left empty for approximately several years. The two of us dealt with a mouse infestation, broken windows, leaky roof, rotted floors plus corroded plumbing. The wiring was not up to local codes, plus all of the appliances needed to be replaced. The two of us basically gutted the entire structure down to the bare studs plus started over. The only thing in the home that was salvageable was the boiler in the basement. Although the boiler method was rather old, it started up just fine. The two of us had it checked out by a local Heating, Ventilation, plus A/C professional, who performed a thorough cleaning plus tuning of all components. He said that with official repair, the boiler could last us another twenty years. The HAC corporation proposed that we install radiant flooring throughout the house. Since we completely tore up all of the floors, it was quite straight-forward to retrofit the pipes for the radiant system. The pipes link to the boiler plus create a looping pattern, which is actually hidden beneath the up-to-date floors. The pipes carry heated water plus spread warmth evenly across the floors. The heat rises gradually, with higher temperatures remaining close to the floor. My partner plus I just appreciate the radiant flooring. On the coldest afternoon of winter, our condo is perfectly comfortable plus we walk barefoot. The heating equipment takes up no living space plus doesn’t detract from aesthetics. It runs silently plus requires only an annual repair of the boiler.