The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next.
During this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the ideal opportunity to get 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 couple of things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to buy for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to take into account 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, 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 make sure that your investing in the ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually 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 best 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 puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Anderson Heating & A/C often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets fully integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.
Every home is different, of course, and there are a number of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to ask our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Carson City at 775-230-7628.