The winter is always unpredictable, 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 around the corner, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next.
Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide 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 number of things to recall when choosing which humidifier to buy 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 go with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to consider 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 unique, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our experts can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the ideal product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at Brooks Heating and Air Conditioning usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets completely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy 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 honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Bossier City at 800-COOLING.