The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next.
Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the best opportunity to capitalize on 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 in good health in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when deciding 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous 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 make sure that your investing in the best choice.
- Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be estimated 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 determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a number of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect 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 concerns that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Wharton at 979-323-6130.