The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or heavy 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 comes through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next.
Throughout this time of varying 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 brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when choosing 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 numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates 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 ensure that your investing in the ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is best 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 purchase for your home, our professionals at Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Derby at 203-772-8319.