When my pal and I moved into our house, there was already an oil boiler installed… I wasn’t overly cheerful about this, then oil boilers require a big tank resting in the lawn, taking up space & detracting from aesthetics, however there are typically troubles with a potential leak & the worry of running out of fuel & being left without heat, since the winter time temperatures in our local section drop down into the negative digits, heating is essential, then plus, the frosty weather often lasts & necessitates heating for eight straight months! Having to schedule fuel delivery was aggravating.
I wasn’t overly satisfied with the level of comfort or energy efficiency provided by the oil boiler, however while I was eager to replace it, other house improvement projects took precedence.
Since the boiler continued to operate, my pal and I went ahead & replaced the water heater, refrigerator & stove… My buddy and I invested into current windows, gutters & repairs for the roof. My buddy and I tore up the severely ugly carpeting & put down a combination of brick & hardwood, then both lavatorys were renovated before my pal and I finally considered upgrading the boiler. I called a local Heating & A/C supplier expecting a immense expense & project. I was pleasantly surprised by the cost of oil to gas conversion. My buddy and I spent extra to buy a top-of-the-line gas boiler that achieves a 98% AFUE rating & cost-saving features such as adaptable-speed technology & zone control. The improvement has been amazing, and not only is the entire house far more comfortable, however we’re enjoying superior air quality. The boiler makes certainly little noise & costs a lot less to operate.