The cold months can be long as well as awful in the northern regions of the country as well as being a kid on a farm in a rural area made Winter months even more horrible. So, unlike the city, where there are tall buildings to get rid of the wind, farmland is flat as well as there is nothing to stop the hard snow as well as air. The air would rip through the older house. Although our house never seemed to be warm enough, my family as well as I always made the best of it. No matter how horrible and dire the situation, we used the seasoned gas furnace, the house never seemed to be moderate enough though. With the older furnace, all of the heating vents were on the floors. Then my Dad would make us sizable mugs of tepid chocolate as well as the two of us would build a blanket layer around the heating vent. All of us would turn the heating unit up as high as it would allow us as well as wait as the heat blasted through the air ducts. My Dad would also provide us each a tiny plate of chocolates as well as the two of us would use the heating vents to warm up the chocolates to make them melt. The gas heater would sound like a monster down in the basement as it attempted to keep up with our requests for more heating in the home, but eventually, the older gas furnace died as well as my parents had to call Heating as well as A/C techs to try to service it. After this, my parents finally decided to get a new Heating as well as A/C system.