I’m trying my best to get better when it comes to getting things done around the house.
This doesn’t come naturally for me, which is a shame because I grew up in an environment in which I could learn to be thrifty.
My dad could fix just about anything around the house. He never fooled with the HVAC system – he left that to the professionals – but, like second nature, he always completed the heating and cooling chores around the house. He worked those projects around his other projects. That’s not how I am. I need to set a reminder on my phone to change the darn filter; even then, I’m not consistent about it! I took a great step in that direction when I called our HVAC company; signing up for their repair plan takes the responsibility off of me! Now, I don’t have to remember to schedule the maintenance every fall and spring, and I’ve remembered to change the filters the last six months in a row! Is that a record? So, I think I’m doing my best at taking care of our HVAC equipment.