The winter is always unpredictable, 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 approaching, another cold front zips through. It’s critical to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the conclusion 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 deliver the perfect opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when deciding 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 accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, just like 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 make sure that your investing in the ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be estimated 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 indicate what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians 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 confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Paso Robles Heating and Air usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest 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, of course, and there are a number 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 really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Paso Robles at 805-203-8667.