The winter is always erratic, but no matter how light or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front comes 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 have to use it next.
Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the ideal opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when choosing which humidifier to get 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to consider 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 distinct, but all will usually have a number that indicates 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. Identifying this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our technicians can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still confused about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at GV Heating & Air typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Crystal and Twin Cities at 763-535-2000.