The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how light or heavy 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 comes through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next.
Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, similar to 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 best choice.
- Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that shows 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. Recognizing this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can often impact the best product to choose.
If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at MPC Heating & Cooling often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets completely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward 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 really just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Chadron at 308-832-4321.