Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Reeds Spring Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, 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 almost here, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next. During this time of shifting 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 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 number of things to remember when determining 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 go with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions 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 guarantee that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help determine 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 puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at All Seasons Comfort Systems Inc often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect 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 concerns that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Reeds Spring at 417-739-4606 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.