If you live in the North, it is highly recommended to do yourself a favor & invest in a hydronic heating plan for your home.
Hydronic heating relies on the use of water to heat the flooring surfaces & radiate heat into the air of the room it is in.
The heating plan is pretty complex & can be entirely high-priced to install, but the energy savings you get from using the plan are pretty significant in comparison to a central heater. It can be a bit of a pain to deal with a repair if something in your hydronic heating plan breaks though. For example, if a heating pipe bursts underneath the floor, you only have a certain amount of time to get going on the repair before water injure begins to take site. I request having your heating specialist’s number on speed dial, & also having an emergency heating company’s number on hand in case your proper person is unavailable. One time I had something split & our proper guy was out of town. I had to call an emergency company instead. It costs me an arm & a leg, but it would have cost me way more if I had put off the issue & water injure began to set in. Sometimes you have to take risks & choose the better option even if it’s not the best option. Both of us all have to lose a little in order to receive something in return. That’s a lesson that I am learning more & more throughout our life in a variety of ways. Growth is all around us & within us.