The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough 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 honestly never know when you are going to require it next.
Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the best opportunity to capitalize on 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to recall when determining which humidifier to buy 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 runs 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 best choice.
- Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose.
If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our professionals at Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc usually 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 coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.
Every home is different, naturally, and there are a number of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Oxford at 662-281-1231.