This past weekend has just been one crazy residential nightmare after another. I freaked out when I found a small leak in our basement that all of us thought was just water coming in from the outside due to all of the rain we’ve been having. As it turns out, it was worse than I thought—a pipe had a tiny leak in it. Once the plumber arrived to make the repairs, I had to quickly move my plastic tubs as well as other things that I had just gotten out of the water out of the way again to clear an easy path. This meant moving it from the water tank room to the boiler room right away. As I looked at the boiler, I realized this is just one more pressing thing to call the proprietor about. The oil boiler was installed in 1987 as well as it hasn’t been maintained at all in many years… It’s an enjoyable model for sre, but it is nearing the end of its life now, so I left the proprietor a message about getting it tuned up before the heavy winter season. Well, my plumber overheard and just decided to give me a dumb speech about it. He had worked this condo before, that our proprietor kept up with the boiler, in addition to the fact that it wasn’t even that old! His exact words were that 50 years would be old legitimately, since it was cast iron. Finally, I let him have it at once. I explained that this exact oil boiler is a System 2000, a unique model of steel boilers with a shorter lifespan of around 30 years. It is not cast iron, which you can tell just by looking at it from the naked eye. Also the repair card on the side, which the heating as well as air conditioning dealer is required to sign off on, has the last repair date of 2015. He stopped talking as well as got right back to work.