Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Groves Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable 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 crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to have to use it next. During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, just like 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 different, but all will commonly 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. Recognizing this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our technicians can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the best product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our professionals at Air Solutions, Inc often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your entire 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 simple for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider 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 understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to ask our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Groves at 409-962-2476 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.