The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to have to use it next.
Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to keep in mind when determining which humidifier to get for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, just like 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 guarantee that your investing in the ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will usually have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can usually be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Age Heating & Cooling typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Sandpoint at 208-578-4258.