The winter is always changing, but no matter how light 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 around the corner, another cold front comes through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to need it next.
Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to capitalize on 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 well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase 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 various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, just like 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 ideal 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 determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our experts can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the ideal product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Air Quality Solutions typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, of course, and there are a number of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Grove City at 614-871-4144.