A few days ago I posted the idea about a heat lamp used for chicken coops….remember?
Well, I went to the local farm supply store (it happens to be 1 mile from my house and also where I go to fill my propane tanks) and discussed this with the folks there since someone where *hopefully* use these or at least are more familiar with them than me.
Hello and happy Monday to you all! Hope you had a great weekend! Mine was good. I wrapped up the last of the semester so I am officially on Christmas break now! Woohoo! I still must do some work but won’t have a set schedule till the middle of January. Ahhh! =)
So this weekend was a cold one for me. As I’ve mentioned the past few posts. I got to use the fireplace every night before bed. It got the house to a toasty 68-70 degrees. I then went to bed with the Envi wall heaters on and awoke to around 60-62 degrees. (Envi heaters are set to around 1/2 way so I could keep it warmer but like to sleep in cooler temps) Not too bad when it’s 15-20 degrees outside. If I stayed home in the morning I would light the fireplace again but since I often just leave for the gym it’s perfect. I will open the curtains and the sun heats up the interior during the day so when I return home it’s often up in the high 60’s or so.
Since this is the first time my house has experienced freezing temperatures for a sustained amount of time I was a bit concerned about freezing water & the hot water heater because it’s located in the bike garage.