I'm afraid of what our bills will be this winter in the new house. We have 2 furnaces one for the upstairs and one for the downstairs. Not surprisingly the one downstairs seems to run a lot more. The only good news is that they aren't too too old. I think they were bought in 97.
Deductible is $75. He's charging the insurance company $500 for the pump and $300 for the labor and pipe. I don't have a torch so I can't really repipe the thing which is necessary since it's all corroded. Plus it's hard wired so I definitely ain't messing with that. My $500 is strictly for the code bullshit.
The hot water circulator pump doesn't work which results in long waits for hot water. Thankfully we have a home warranty that will pay to fix it. Unfortunately he has to bring it up to code first and that, of course, isn't covered. So I have to pay $500 just for some stupid valves and expansion tank.