The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle or intense 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 zips through. It’s critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next.
Through this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect 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 in good health in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, similar to 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 best choice.
- Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best 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 range of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Muskogee at 918-682-8238.