The winter is always changing, but no matter how light 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 zips through. It’s critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly 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 continuous flux, which might offer the best opportunity to capitalize on 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when deciding which humidifier to get for your home:
- Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various 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 usually have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can generally be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding 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 consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose.
If you’re still confused about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our professionals at Woody's Sudden Service Inc typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your whole home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.
Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Manassas at 703-278-2036.