Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Genoa Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle 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 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 honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next.

Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to get for your home:

  • Cost – of course you want to consider 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 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 ensure that your investing in the right choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose.

If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at Assured Appliance and Heating & Air often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent 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 existing system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.

Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider 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 understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Genoa at 847-306-8990.