I refuse to 'totally freeze'.........and it takes awhile for my body to adjust to the cold ---(colder) house.
I turned mine on about 1 1/2 weeks ago. AT first it was to just take the chill off in the mornings but now we are close to freezing and only 40's (or low 50's) in daytime. (we had our first freeze about 2 weeks ago or more)
I put on my flannel sheets about 3 weeks ago!!!
And when we get colder (about Dec.).........I will go to my FLEECE SHEETS!! :yikes:
Turned the OWB on Sept 11, same date as last year. Nice warm house and all the hot water I want. Have enough seasoned wood left from last year to do us for the winter. New load green wood coming probably late November. This will be our 3rd winter using a outside wood boiler.
I haven't turned mine on, usually wait till November. I have a small space heater I move room to room during the day to keep warm but we like it cold at night. The forecast looks like I will need the heat on by Monday.
We've had ours on for two months now. It snowed here within the first two weeks of September, so I wasn't kidding around this year. I normally have a heavier blanket on the bed for everyone, but having it at 65 was just too cold for us.
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