Life Before Central Heating!
We often take modern convenience for granted! Have you ever wondered how people stayed warm before we had indoor heating systems? Most homeowners built fireplaces or wood-burning stoves in the main living space of the home. The family would gather around the fire on cold evenings listening to stories or doing handiwork. Wood was an easily obtainable and renewable fuel source, but on the downside, fireplaces were not an efficient way to heat a whole home.