Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your New Castle Home

Air Quality
Cooling
Heating

The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal 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 whisks through. It’s crucial to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end 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 continual flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create 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 remember when deciding which humidifier to buy 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 accompany a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, similar to 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 ideal choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is distinct, 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 corresponds to the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our experts can also help you think about 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 experts at Central Heating & Plumbing often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable results throughout your whole home and offers 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 considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our New Castle at 724-658-7111.

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