I’ve lived in my third floor walk-up home for eighteen years! I have no intention of moving! My locale is small with a minuscule powder room as well as corner family room, although I can afford the rent. I wish the property owner put some of that rent cash into keeping the locale up a lot better, however at least the hallways are scrub as well as well lit. Plus, I’m in a fun town. Lots of wonderful locales to eat, the riverwalk is right across the street. I easily don’t even mind the 3 flights of stairs, except on laundry day, then at least I get my exercise in without having to pay for a gym membership. The 1 thing that I do hate is how chilly it gets in here during the winter. The windows are old as well as drafty as can be. I’ve done that plastic wrap you seal with a blow dryer on them however after that the people I was with and I have no fresh air in my home until Springtime. I’ve come to depend on section heaters. Actually, I’m kind of an expert when it comes to section heaters. I should be. I’ve bought enough of them over the years. The first thing to know before you buy 1 is what type of section oil furnace is best suited for your locale. The radiant section gas furnaces heat up fast as well as are wonderful in a small spot, care about heating your powder room so you aren’t chattering in the shower, but while convection section gas furnaces will get your whole kitchen or family room warm as well as toasty. It entirely comes down to what the size of the room as well as style. I have section gas furnaces that look care about radiator units in my kitchen as well as family room although I found a radiant section oil furnace that could be wall mounted as well as use that 1 in my powder room.