I’m a little concerned about jinxing it, but it would appear that I’ve survived into the second week of January.
The furnace guy was here again today, and this time he had the part to fix my furnace. So now, for the first time in several years, I have a programmable thermostat that actually follows its program and for the first time this winter, the furnace is actually able to keep up with the program. The house is once again toasty warm.
The past eight days have also been a mini job fair:
Emergency Locksmith: $55 to come out; $185 to open the door. All told, less than 30 minutes work. The downside of course being, it’s really cold at 2:30 AM on New Year’s Day.
Furnace Repair: $85 to come out (includes the first 30 minutes); $45 for each additional 15 minutes.
I’m in the wrong line of work.