Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Safford Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle 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 almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next. Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when determining which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to take into account 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 think about 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 distinct, but all will typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be determined 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 indicate what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can often impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at B&D Air Conditioning often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Safford at 928-432-6018 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.