The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front comes through. It’s crucial to stay on top 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.
Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the chilly, 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 buy for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 ensure that your investing in the best choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually be calculated 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 right for you. Our experts can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your current 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 ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Bishop at 760-784-9034.