Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Madera Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or heavy 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 crucial to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really 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 deliver the perfect opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to buy for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about 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, not unlike 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 commonly have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be calculated 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 best for you. Our technicians can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your entire home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets fully integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a number 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 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 Madera at 559-675-1681 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.