The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next.
Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the best opportunity to invest in 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 number of things to remember when determining which humidifier to get for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, not unlike 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 ideal choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will usually have a number that dictates 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 right for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at Tri County Climate Control LLC typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your entire home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t discussed 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 run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Bend at 541-238-2797.