Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Wyandotte Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or intense 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 whisks through. It’s critical 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 need it next. Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might deliver the best opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few 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 think about the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different 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 distinct, but all will usually have a number that dictates 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 indicate what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Gee & Missler Heating & Air Conditioning usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your existing 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 think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Wyandotte at 734-284-1224 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.