Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Wharton Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next. Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the ideal opportunity to capitalize on 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when determining 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 numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, similar to 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 best choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can typically 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 perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we appreciate 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 Wharton at 979-532-2511 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.