Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Bishop Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle 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 critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to have to use it next. During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might deliver the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to get 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 various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to ensure that your investing in the ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that indicates 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. Finding this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you consider 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 experts at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets completely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Bishop at 760-784-9034 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.