Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Locust Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front comes through. It’s crucial to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next. Through this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the perfect opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Dynamic Comfort Solutions often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets fully integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, 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 really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Locust at 704-485-5506 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.