The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front comes through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next.
Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to buy for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to consider the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to make sure that your investing in the ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our experts can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Service Max Heating & Air Conditioning often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your full home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets completely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a range of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Arlington at 360-255-5857.