The Unexpected

No one ever said buying and modernizing an 85 year old home would be uneventful or easy.

Being a pretty big HGTV junky, I always knew, but never wanted to admit, how fake shows like “Love it or List it” are.

The other day, I really felt like I was on an episode, maybe not for the best. We had a furnace tune-up scheduled, just to make sure things were in good order before the cold set in and before we were living at the house full time. And that’s when the HGTV drama hit. A call of “you have dangerous levels of carbon monoxide in your home” really has a way of setting the tone for the rest of your day.

Sad, old furnace

As you can see, this old beast needed some help.

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