The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to need it next.
Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when determining which humidifier to buy for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to take into account the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to make sure that your investing in the right choice.
- Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at Airmen HVAC Service typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your entire home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a number of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Montoursville at 570-322-3131.