Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Excelsior Springs Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle or intense 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 comes through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next.

Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best opportunity to get 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to recall when determining 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, just like 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 ideal choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose.

If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our experts at Colvin's Heating and Cooling usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your entire home and gives 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 simple for long-term use.

Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Excelsior Springs at 816-379-3918.