When my wife and I got married every one of us decided to build our lake apartment from scratch.
We wanted a place for the several of us that was perfect.
We found a big stretch of land and got a wood home style of lake apartment constructed. A fireplace or wood stove would be the traditional heating system for a cabin. We did not like being authentic though. Since the apartment was being built from the bottom up, it was the perfect situation to option any style of heating system every one of us wanted. The several of us decided on hydronic heating. We had the boiler plan built right into the basement of the home. The Heating, Ventilation, and A/C contractor then fastened piping to the heating system and spread it all throughout the floor. It was an straight-forward heating system install since the floors were not even finished yet. The piping was installed perfectly and made to fit exactly to the apartment dimensions. After the heating system plan was installed, the rest of the flooring was put over top and the apartment was finished. The hydronic heating plan is really my preferred part of the home. The heating system is totally silent and does not stir up dust. The reason is that it is tepid water that is really heating us. No air filled with dust is circulating. The hydronic heating also is absorbed into anything stationary savor the couch and chairs. It feels savor every one of us sit on heated seats. The hydronic heating system was extravagant, but such a worthwhile I was investment. I am never leaving my home style of lake apartment with the quality heater.