A boiler gets an awful reputation for no reason, as most people do not want boiler systems because they are big, ugly and mainly used for large buildings. Regardless, a boiler can be used for a small home and do the job of heating well; however no, the boiler is not the most aesthetically appealing heating system out there. But, most heating systems are not truly pretty since you just want to be warm in the winter, looks at the end of the day are not important. A boiler system can be set up in the basement and well of the way too! It will still do a wonderful job! The boiler has so many positives that every homeowner should own a system if they need intensive heating. A boiler can control the air temperature and also the water temperature. You can hook the boiler up to the warm water tank in the home. The boiler serves as the water furnace for the home, since with a boiler, you can have warm water almost instantly. It is not too overpriced to use the boiler for the home’s heating and the water heating. Two purposes for a single system is not that bad. Also, a boiler can be hooked up to a swimming pool outside. You can hook piping to the boiler, extend it to the pool and hook it up. The pool then has controllable heating with the boiler system linked to it—pretty impressive right? You can also hook piping to the boiler and have it extend under your floorboards in the home. This is called hydronic radiant heated floors. A boiler can literally heat about anything.