The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front whisks through. It’s important 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.
During this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create 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 remember when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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 operates 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 different, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally be calculated 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 determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the ideal product to choose.
If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Brogan Heating & AC Inc often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider 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 get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Rochester at 507-218-0088.