We've been without central heat now for nearly 5 weeks. Today DBF is working on hooking up the boiler in its new location and putting in the new tankless water heater. Unfortunately he also has the flu or a nasty cold. Poor guy. I'm sooo hopeful that it's in working order sometime this weekend. We're both desperate for heat in my house!!! FIVE WEEKS, people! In the process of revamping our boiler, we found out that ALL the repairmen we've paid over the past 5 years since I bought the house have NEVER cleaned the boiler's heat exchange plates. Not once, not one. WTHeck were they doing under the darn house and charging us $200 each for?!?!