The winter is always erratic, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you honestly 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 offer the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health 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 consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 ensure that your investing in the ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually 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 indicate what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians 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 Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc often advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Phoenix at 602-832-7808.