The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next.
During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the perfect opportunity to invest in 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 well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, not unlike 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 right choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our experts at B&D Air Conditioning often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Safford at 928-432-6018.