Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your West Valley Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable 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 zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next. Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer 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 number of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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, similar to 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 guarantee that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically 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 determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the best product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward 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 considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our West Valley at 801-969-7088 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.