The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how gentle or brutal 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 crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to have to use it next.
Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with 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 top product to choose.
If you’re still confused about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at J & J Air Conditioning usually advocate for 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 entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Eastland at 254-355-3833.