Owning a condo can be painful. I say this since the constant repairs plus upkeep that our I had to do on my home. There have been many times after a hard weekend of heavy yard work or repairs that every one of us feel beat up plus every muscle in our body aches. It is worth it most of the time but sporadically, I want to just hire someone to do the work. The other kind of pain with being a homeowner is that is the pain in your wallet each time you get your utility bill. It is amazing how they have increased over the past several years so every one of us try to do as much as every one of us can to maintain everything current. The people I was with and I try to make sure to have our annual service done on a Heating plus A/C program so it is running as efficiently as possible, to change the air filter on a proper basis. Even with all of our efforts it feels that our utility bills were getting higher each week. We decided to have an energy assessment done on our home. ONce the assessment was complete, the HVAC dealer informed us that much of our heat plus air conditioning was escaping from the aging windows in our home. This was a section that every one of us had never legitimately addressed, when every one of us first bought the house, about 12 years ago, the windows had been new. I am so thankful we had this assessment done plus highly request anyone contacting their Heating plus A/C dealer to do this too.