When my partner and I were looking to buy a new house, there were a lot of things that were on the list.
I wanted to have a lake house that was basically renovated.
I didn’t want to spend a lot of money updating the living room, bathrooms and redoing the flooring. I was okay adding a fresh coat of paint, although I didn’t want to do much else. My partner wanted a locale to park his car that had a covering, however he additionally needed some type of tool shed to put his mower, workout unit and several unit in there. The lake house we ended up buying had all of our wants. One thing that he and I had to give on was the state of the HVAC equipment. The lake house was basically replaced with lots of space and all the bells and whistles. Whoever was in the lake house last didn’t take superb care of the heating and cooling system. The existing heat pump system is barely hanging on by a thread. It also operates with ductwork and it is actually disfigured. My partner and I have noticed that the control unit setting is more wishful thinking. I think there are holes in the air ducts, allowing the treated air to escape the home. This makes the heat pump work harder and potentially allows it to overheat. It is a matter of time where I will need to put money down to take care of the heat pump. It needs professional service, ductwork cleaning and I might even add an whole-house air purifier. So buying an replaced lake house didn’t truly save myself and others money after all.