The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next.
Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the perfect opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to take into account 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 right 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 corresponds to 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 often impact the best product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Air Service Co. usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a number of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Muldrow at 918-212-8943.