Cooling down our cabin

Every weekend, I head out of city as well as spend time at my home on the lake. It is not much of a cabin, to be honest, it is entirely  old as well as starting to fall apart around the edges. It lacks a good multiple current conveniences, as well as the most high tech item in the whole locale is the toilet. Thank goodness that it has a toilet, at least! Going out there, a locale with no wireless or electricity, a locale I can be totally alone, is good for my soul. Now that the people I was with and I are heading into summer, things are a little different. The cabin, as you might suspect, has no form of Heating as well as Air Conditioning proposal in it at all. The only “weather conditions control” it has are windows, as well as a fireplace, so for the mild winters it is not a concern at all. That fireplace is giant enough to heat up the entire cabin, even if it does get a little smokey from time to time. The fireplace does myself and others certainly no good at all during the Summer months, though, when I would like to be able to trade it for an a/c. I could absolutely afford to buy one of those little air conditioning units you put on the windowsill, however it would not do myself and others any good since the locale has no power. Fire is good for heating no  matter where or when, however there is no version of that for cooling you down, for that you need electricity. I can’t even plug in fans to improve the air circulation.

climate control system 

The heating unit is broken

Every weekend, I head out of town and spend time at my cabin on the lake. It is not much of a cabin, to be honest, it is very old and starting to fall apart around the edges. It lacks a great many modern conveniences, and the most high tech item in the whole place is the toilet. Thank goodness that it has a toilet, at least! Going out there, a place with no wifi or electricity, a place I can be totally alone, is good for my soul. Now that we are heading into summer, things are a little different. The cabin, as you might suspect, has no form of HVAC system in it at all. The only “climate control” it has are windows, and a fireplace, so for the mild winters it is not a problem at all. That fireplace is big enough to heat up the entire cabin, even if it does get a little smokey from time to time. The fireplace does me absolutely no good at all during the summer months, though, when I would love to be able to trade it for an air conditioner. I could easily afford to buy one of those little air conditioning units you put on the windowsill, but it would not do me any good since the place has no power. Fire is good for heating no  matter where or when, but there is no version of that for cooling you down, for that you need electricity. I can’t even plug in fans to improve the air circulation.

heating equipment 

The seasons are always changing

Living off the grid means numerous weird things to weird people.  The true meaning of that lifestyle can mean making some serious sacrifices.  A person needs to be willing to give up numerous of the new conveniences such as cell PCs, WIFI, electricity, as well as even running water.  I recognize that my girlfriend didn’t take all of that into account when she agreed to do this with me. At first, it felt enjoy an adventure.  Every one of us enjoyed the whole system of living off the land, growing our own veggies, as well as not having to deal with the stress of new life.  Then, reality set in. Winter season was approaching as well as we needed a reliable heat source. Our small solar panels did not produce enough energy to run a heating system of any sort so we decided to install a wood burning oil furnace.  The cabin we had built was too far off the grid to have a delivery repair provide propane or fuel oil as well as wood was abundantly available. Every one of us called up an Heating as well as Air Conditioning company in neighborhood as well as ordered the unit.  Every one of us were lucky enough to have them come all the way out as well as install it. Winter season arrived as well as we realized how much of a pain it was to keep fuel loading into the oil furnace. Every one of us had to keep a schedule that included middle of the night when the weather got too cold.  If there wasn’t a bed of coals to restart the component it would take over an hour to get the locale moderate again. Every one of us couldn’t even go away overnight because the locale would be freezing when we got home. Every one of us decided that living “off the grid” left something to be desired after that first Winter season as well as invested in a generator to run a more normal Heating as well as Air Conditioning unit.

air duct sealing 

I really can’t stop

Living off the grid means various different things to different people.  The true meaning of that lifestyle can mean making some extreme sacrifices.  A person needs to be willing to provide up various of the modern conveniences such as cell iphones, wireless, electricity, and even running water.  I guess that my bestie didn’t take all of that into account when she agreed to do this with me. At first, it felt care about an adventure. All of us loved the whole method of residing off the land, growing our own veggies, and not having to deal with the stress of modern life.  Then, reality set in. Winter was approaching and the two of us needed a reliable heat source. Our small solar panels did not produce enough energy to run a heating system of any sort so the two of us decided to install a wood burning oil furnace. The cottage the two of us had built was too far off the grid to have a delivery maintenance give propane or fuel oil and wood was abundantly available.  All of us called up an Heating, Ventilation plus A/C supplier in neighborhood and ordered the unit. All of us were lucky enough to have them come all the way out and install it. Winter arrived and the two of us realized how much of a pain it was to keep fuel loading into the oil furnace. All of us had to keep a schedule that included middle of the night when the weather got too cold. If there wasn’t a bed of coals to restart the component it would take over an hour to get the locale warm again.  All of us couldn’t even go away overnight because the locale would be chilly when the two of us got home. All of us decided that residing “off the grid” left something to be desired after that first Winter and invested in a generator to run a more normal Heating, Ventilation plus A/C unit.

ventilation 

I do love the ideas

Living off the grid means numerous unusual things to unusual people.  The true meaning of that lifestyle can mean making some harsh sacrifices.  A man needs to be willing to supply up numerous of the current conveniences such as cell iPhones, wireless, electricity, & even running water.  I believe that my husband didn’t take all of that into account when he agreed to do this with me. At first, it felt love an adventure. We loved the whole method of residing off the land, growing our own veggies, & not having to deal with the stress of current life.  Then, reality set in. Winter time was approaching & every one of us needed a reliable heat source. Our small solar panels did not produce enough energy to run a furnace of any sort so every one of us decided to install a wood burning furnace. The cottage every one of us had built was too far off the grid to have a delivery repair supply propane or fuel oil & wood was abundantly available.  We called up an HVAC corporation in town & ordered the unit. We were lucky enough to have them come all the way out & install it. Winter time arrived & every one of us realized how much of a pain it was to keep fuel loading into the furnace. We had to keep a schedule that included middle of the evening when the weather got too cold. If there wasn’t a bed of coals to restart the machine it would take over an hour to get the locale sizzling again.  We couldn’t even go away overnight because the locale would be chilly when every one of us got home. We decided that residing “off the grid” left something to be desired after that first Winter time & invested in a generator to run a more normal HVAC unit.

heating products 

My efforts are being rewarded

Living off the grid means many different things to different people.  The tplot meaning of that lifestyle can mean making some extreme sacrifices.  A woman needs to be willing to provide up many of the modern conveniences such as cell cell phones, Wi-Fi, electricity, as well as even running water.  I think that our bestie didn’t take all of that into account when she agreed to do this with me. At first, it felt care about an adventure. Every one of us loved the whole plan of living off the land, growing our own veggies, as well as not having to deal with the stress of modern life.  Then, reality set in. Winter time was approaching as well as every one of us needed a reliable heat source. Our small solar panels did not produce enough energy to run a gas furnace of any sort so every one of us decided to install a wood burning furnace. The home every one of us had built was too far off the grid to have a delivery repair provide propane or fuel oil as well as wood was abundantly available.  Every one of us called up an Heating as well as Air Conditioning business in town as well as ordered the unit. Every one of us were lucky enough to have them come all the way out as well as install it. Winter time arrived as well as every one of us realized how much of a pain it was to keep fuel loading into the furnace. Every one of us had to keep a schedule that included middle of the night when the weather got too cold.  If there wasn’t a bed of coals to restart the unit it would take over an hour to get the site warm again. Every one of us couldn’t even go away overnight because the site would be cold when every one of us got home. Every one of us decided that living “off the grid” left something to be desired after that first Winter time as well as invested in a generator to run a more normal Heating as well as Air Conditioning unit.

thermostat 

Improving the value to our home

Living off the grid means many different things to different people.  The true meaning of that lifestyle can mean making some serious sacrifices.  A person needs to be willing to give up many of the modern conveniences such as cell phones, WiFi, electricity, and even running water.  I guess that my girlfriend didn’t take all of that into account when she agreed to do this with me. At first, it felt like an adventure.  We loved the whole idea of living off the land, growing our own veggies, and not having to deal with the stress of modern life. Then, reality set in.  Winter was approaching and we needed a reliable heat source. Our small solar panels did not produce enough energy to run a heater of any sort so we decided to install a wood burning furnace.  The cabin we had built was too far off the grid to have a delivery service provide propane or fuel oil and wood was abundantly available. We called up an HVAC dealer in town and ordered the unit.  We were lucky enough to have them come all the way out and install it. Winter arrived and we realized how much of a pain it was to keep fuel loading into the furnace. We had to keep a schedule that included middle of the night when the weather got too cold.  If there wasn’t a bed of coals to restart the unit it would take over an hour to get the place warm again. We couldn’t even go away overnight because the place would be freezing when we got home. We decided that living “off the grid” left something to be desired after that first winter and invested in a generator to run a more normal HVAC unit.

central heating 

There’s no reason to ask questions

I have consistently wanted to have a Wintertime wonderland birthday. For the life of me, I have never understood why birthday season is in the middle of the Summer. I live in the south, as well as it is so darn sizzling at most birthdays! I entirely  do not even prefer to go to a birthday that is held outside in the Summer. If I could get my way, every single birthday would take locale in the Wintertime! To me, there is nothing as charming as a Wintertime wonderland theme as well as a bride with a muff as well as fur collar. So, when my daughter came to myself and others to tell myself and others her bestie commanded  to her, I was entirely happy to plan a Wintertime birthday. She was worried about people being chilly at the reception, although I set out to prove to her that an outdoor reception in Wintertime is the best! I went to the party rental store, as well as I discovered that they rent portable propane heating systems for just such things. They told us about a diner that uses the same heating systems on their dining deck, so we decided to go there on a entirely  chilly evening to see if the heating systems entirely kept us warm. Well, those heating systems worked incredibly! At a single point, I decided I needed to take my blazer off because those heating systems were so powerful. So, I know my daughter is warming up to the program of having a Wintertime wonderland birthday. I would rather rent portable heating systems for the reception than have everyone covered in sweat through their nice clothes in the Summer. No matter how much cooling system you get, people are consistently sizzling in the Summer. What do you think? Heaters to create a Wintertime birthday or the same old boring Summer birthday?

central heat and AC 

This building is huge

I have always wanted to have a Winter time wonderland anniversary. For the life of me, I have never understood why anniversary season is in the middle of the summer. I live in the south, plus it is so darn tepid at most anniversaries! I entirely do not even care about to go to a anniversary that is held outside in the summer. If I could get our way, every single anniversary would take place in the winter! To me, there is nothing as beautiful as a Winter time wonderland theme plus a bride with a muff plus fur collar. So, when our child came to me to tell me her wifey commanded to her, I was actually gleeful to plan a Winter time anniversary. She was sad about people being chilly at the reception, although I set out to prove to her that an outdoor reception in Winter time is the best! I went to the celebration rental store, plus I discovered that they rent portable propane gas heating systems for just such things. They told us about a restaurant that uses the same gas heating systems on their dining deck, so we chose to go there on a entirely chilly night to see if the gas heating systems entirely kept us warm. Well, those gas heating systems worked incredibly! At one point, I decided I needed to take our overcoat off because those gas heating systems were so powerful. So, I guess our child is warming up to the idea of having a Winter time wonderland anniversary. I would rather rent portable gas heating systems for the reception than have everyone covered in sweat through their nice clothes in the summer. No matter how much air conditioner you get, people are always tepid in the summer. What do you think? Heaters to create a Winter time anniversary or the same old boring Summer anniversary?

new air conditioner 

This building is great

I have constantly wanted to have a Wintertide wonderland ceremony. For the life of me, I have never understood why ceremony season is in the middle of the summer. I live in the south, and it is so darn sizzling at most ceremonies! I entirely do not even like to go to a ceremony that is held outside in the summer. If I could get our way, every single ceremony would take locale in the winter! To me, there is nothing as beautiful as a Wintertide wonderland theme and a bride with a muff and fur collar. So, when our kid came to me to tell me his husband advocated to her, I was legitimately excited to method a Wintertide ceremony. She was worried about people being cold at the reception, although I set out to prove to his that an outdoor reception in Wintertide is the best! I went to the celebration rental store, and I discovered that they rent portable propane oil furnaces for just such things. They told us about a restaurant that uses the same oil furnaces on their dining deck, so all of us went there on a entirely cold night to see if the oil furnaces entirely kept us warm. Well, those oil furnaces worked incredibly! At one point, I decided I needed to take our sweater off because those oil furnaces were so powerful. So, I think our kid is warming up to the system of having a Wintertide wonderland ceremony. I would rather rent portable oil furnaces for the reception than have all the people perspiring through their nice clothes in the summer. No matter how much a/c you get, people are constantly sizzling in the summer. What do you think? Heaters to create a Wintertide ceremony or the same old boring summer time ceremony?

heating