Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Pacheco Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable 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 zips through. It’s important to stay in front 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 perfect opportunity to invest in 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 couple of things to keep in mind when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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 accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, just like 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 guarantee that your investing in the right choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying 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 technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the best product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Clean Air HVAC often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your entire home and gives 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 simple for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered 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 Pacheco at 925-689-7017 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.