The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle or intense 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 comes through. It’s critical to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next.
During this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might deliver the ideal 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 in good health in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when determining which humidifier to purchase for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 right choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Clean Air HVAC usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your whole 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 straightforward 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 ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we get it 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 Pacheco at 925-233-6238.