Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Phoenix Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to require it next. Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to invest in 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 recall when determining which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions 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 ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be determined 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 indicate what size humidifier is right 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 stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety 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 honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Phoenix at 602-997-5701 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.