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 around the corner, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next.
During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to get 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to remember when choosing which humidifier to purchase 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 operates 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 right choice.
- Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Titan Heating & Air Conditioning often advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully 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 best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Central Point at 541-286-6617.