The winter is always erratic, 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 crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to need it next.
During this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the best 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when determining which humidifier to get for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous 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 guarantee 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 usually be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you consider 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 Heartland Heating & Cooling typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your entire home and provides 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 simple for long-term use.
Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Des Moines at 515-344-3579.