My husband and I just bought our first home together.
We looked for three years before finding the perfect home for us, or so we thought.
Do not get me wrong, I love the house so much, but there is something that we did not realize when we bought the house. You see, I have always wanted a wood stove in my house, so we looked and looked for a house with a wood burning stove. I had a couple of friends growing up that had wood stoves in their homes, and I loved them. The houses always felt so toasty and warm during the cold winter months. My husband grew up using a wood fireplace, so he was used to chopping wood. I asked him if he wanted to find a house with a wood stove, and he had no objections. Well, here we are in our new home with the wood stove, and I cannot believe how hot it gets in this house. We have tried everything that we can think of to keep it from getting so hot, but it is no use. The house is usually around eighty-five to ninety degrees. It is certainly better than being too cold, but we just did not expect the wood stove to heat the house so much. I do not know if it is because of the way the house is shaped or what. Hopefully, we will be able to figure out how to manage the temperature better soon. My husband is doing some research about it. I love being warm, but this is too warm for even me.