The winter is always erratic, but no matter how light or heavy 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 conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next.
Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to get 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 well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when determining which humidifier to purchase for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, not unlike 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 make sure that your investing in the best choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can hold. 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 matches the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the best product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your full home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The greatest 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, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t talked about 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 inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Mobile at 251-471-2674.