Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Carson City Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or heavy 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 whisks through. It’s crucial 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 need it next. Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might deliver the perfect 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 number of things to remember when determining which humidifier to buy for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, just like 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 usually have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally be determined 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 perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Anderson Heating & A/C usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance easy 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 discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Carson City at 775-882-8154 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.