Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Muskogee Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front comes through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next. Through this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might deliver the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to remember 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 consider the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, just like other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. 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 right for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable 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 present system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Muskogee at 918-682-8238 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.