The winter is always changing, but no matter how light 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 on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next.
Through this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide 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 number of things to remember when choosing which humidifier to buy for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to make sure 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. Finding this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose.
If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at E.B. Air, LLC typically 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 completely integrated into your present 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 think about 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 get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our East Bernard at 979-335-4262.