In early December, our gas oil furnace completely quit. It had given some warning signs that I ignored. The operational sounds gradually increased until I could barely hear the TV over the screech of the furnace. It blew such a tremendous amount of dust into the air that I needed to vacuum every afternoon. At the same time, the supply of hot air decreased to the point that I needed to bundle up in jackets & long Winter time underwear. I should have called for oil furnace repair & prevented the total failure of the unit, although I simply couldn’t afford the professional service. I hoped the heating idea would make it until Springtime. I figured I could save up enough for a down payment on a modern oil furnace before next winter! When I finally hired an Heating & A/C supplier to check over the heating unit, he informed that it couldn’t be fixed. Since there was no way I could survive separate from heat when the outside temperature is down to thirty-eight degrees, I moved in with our sibling. I was only supposed to stay with our sibling long enough to take out a loan & choice out a modern oil furnace. However, our sibling’s whole home is equipped with radiant radiant heated floors. His floors are the most wonderful heating idea I’ve ever experienced! No matter how freezing freezing it is outside, his home is consistently the perfect temperature. There’s no freezing spots or drafts, & I can go barefoot & wear a T-shirt. His heating bills are lower than mine have ever been because his radiant idea is so energy efficient. There’s no way I can afford hydronic radiant heated floors. I’ll be purchasing a genuinely cheap gas oil furnace. I’m not eager to start paying off a loan, while paying substantial utility bills, & bunding up in jackets again.