Holding off starting the oil furnace

It’s the middle of October and we’ve loved an exceptionally mild fall.

We’ve had red skies and sunshine with particularly little rain, but until just recently, the temperature was climbing into the sixties every morning.

I loved opening the windows and welcoming in a fresh breeze. However, the temperatures have now begun to cool off. It gets downright cold at evening and takes longer and longer to sizzling up while in the morning. The wind is especially chilly and it rains nearly every evening. We are keeping the windows shut narrow at this point. By the time my family heads to bed at evening, the cabin has really cooled off. When the two of us get up in the morning, it’s super cold and uncomfortable, and my kids keep begging to turn up the control unit. They want to have the oil furnace running and sizzling up the house. I keep holding off, hoping to save a bit of money on bi-weekly bills. I recognize that as soon as I start the oil furnace, it will operate non stop until Spring. We’ll be relying on the heating system for the next six months. The cabin will become super dry and stuffy. We’ll have frizzy hair, chapped lips, dry skin and deal with static cling. I’ve finally stressed a professional repair call for the oil furnace because I recognize that decreasing the control component is inevitable. The last thing I want to face is the expense and disruption of a oil furnace malfunction because I failed to take proper care of it. I’m still hoping to make it into October before I run the oil furnace for the first time.
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