Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Crestview Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or intense 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 whisks through. It’s important to stay on top 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 provide the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider 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 operates on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 distinct, but all will usually have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually be determined 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 establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Gordon Air Conditioning usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your full home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety 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 get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Crestview at 850-682-5509 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.