I am actually saving our money to renovate our entire kitchen. The kitchen is terribly aged, with seasoned types of appliances, cheap cupboards, stained formica countertops, peeling linoleum, and water destruction on the walls and ceilings. I am planning to go right ahead and gut the whole room, right down to the studs. I need to have the pipes and drains replaced, some brand new electrical wiring put in, and new windows. I hope to afford hardwood cupboards, granite or concrete countertops, and stainless steel appliances. It will be entirely costly and a rather labor intensive project, however if I get everything done perfectly, it will be well worth it. One of the greatest priorities is the heating system. I happen to live in a section of the country with drastic Winter weather, and I need to have an effective means of heating. I don’t want the heating unit to take up expensive section or cost a fortune to operate. Because I already have a great boiler installed in the basement, radiant flooring is the perfect solution. The entire plan is concealed right beneath the floor, and it operates quietly. The heat is spread evenly and rises gradually from the old floor, warming all of the surfaces in the room. This eliminates the chance of frigid surfaces stealing my body heat, feeling drafts, and uncomfortable temperature fluctuations. I’ll be able to set the temperature control a few degrees lower and avoid sacrificing comfort. Plus, the radiant flooring will deliver zone control, so I can easily adjust the temperature in the kitchen independently from the rest of the house. I can’t wait to go ahead and throw away our slippers, and have warm feet while I stand in our kitchen. Hopefully, I can save up as much money as I need to start our project in another year.