“What is a grown guy doing carrying a blanket around the house?” That is what all of my friends believe plus ask whenever I invite them to my house; however, they haven’t even taken off their jackets yet to experience what I have had to deal with ever since I got married! My lake house is frigid cold, and it isn’t because of a draft concern or because my gas furnace doesn’t work well enough.
In fact, my gas furnace is top quality compared to most gas heating systems available on the market.
The reason that my particular house is so chilly is that my wife prefers to set the HVAC’s thermostat at lower temperatures… She is from the far north, so that means she can handle colder temperatures than most men, including me. If I had my way though, I would turn the gas furnace on full-blast plus completely throw away our cooling systems. Well maybe not that, because actually, I want to do whatever I can to make my wife happy. Even if that means always letting her control the thermostat. I usually just bundle up plus keep a blanket with myself at all times anyway. I would rather have my particular house too chilly than too warm, since you can only take off so many layers of clothing to mitigate the heat, but you can consistently dress warmer if it’s too cold. My friends make fun of me, but once they see the thermostat setting, they ask for a blanket too. Remember this lesson when you go to meet your future spouse. HVAC settings may seem as if they’re a pretty minor thing right now, but your comfort depends on you agreeing with each other at home. Otherwise, you will always have to let her adjust the thermostat while giving you a blanket.