The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to have to use it next.
Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might deliver the ideal 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a few 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 take into account the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 different, but all will commonly have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be calculated 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 best for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the ideal product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Wallpe Heating & Cooling typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a number of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we appreciate 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 Greensburg at 812-663-7252.