My partner and I bought a really old house this month. Even though the house is old, it’s new to us and the only way we would be able to afford our own house. As usual, a house as old as ours needed a lot of repairs but my partner is really good with tools. Before getting her general contractors license, she worked in the construction industry for more than 15 years. Although the house is in a beautiful neighborhood and the previous owners lived there for 50 years, they were hoarders. The two of us spent the first month doing some major cleaning. Each room was left with some intense, foul odors. A few rooms smelled like they contained a lot of animals and other rooms smelled like old tobacco and smoke. We sealed the floors and walls to contain the smells in the rooms. We were surprised to find the entire ventilation system needed some work to, from the attic down to the main living spaces. Whenever we turned on the heating and cooling system, the odors we’d just gotten rid of would permeate the air again. My partner and I didn’t want to make all those repairs to the existing ventilation system so we decided to install ductless heating ventilation and air conditioning systems. The ductless HVAC systems don’t require us to make those repairs and it is an all in one heating and cooling system. The two of us decided to have a ductless heating and cooling system in our master bedroom and and another ductless heating and air Conditioning system in the home office. Combined, they create enough air to completely cool our house.