Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Plover Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front whisks through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next. Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to invest in 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when choosing which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 guarantee that your investing in the right choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is right for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Point Heating & Cooling often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, naturally, and there are a range of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Plover at 715-345-1979 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.