When I first moved into my apartment I had a whole list of things I wanted to change. I wanted to paint every room, redo the flooring, get rid of the bushes, paint the outside of the house, add to the home, & detach the outdated boiler system. There were so many projects to do & things to buy. Of course, some things got priority & others got forgotten. I am so ecstatic that I ended up leaving the boiler system. I had too multiple expenses to justify changing a heating system that worked. After cleaning up & redoing the home, I then did a winter with the boiler & never looked back. A boiler is an awesome heating system. It is like a tank. You can have one small boiler heat an entire apartment in minutes. It is reliable & hardly requires repairs. A boiler just doesn’t wear out & needs repair. Furnaces, heat pumps, & other furnaces require yearly love & care. A boiler can be ignored & still keep on running. A boiler can live anywhere from 50-70 years. The kicker is that they live so outdated updatement parts sometimes stop being made for them. That is the main reason people have to change their boilers. They are super extravagant, however once you own one, you are great to go. I can’t feel I almost got rid of it. It is adaptable too. I can hook up piping to have heated flooring, a snowmelt system, a pool heater, or be used as my family’s water heater.