Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Shelby Township Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, 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 whisks through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next. During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the best 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 well in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to remember when determining which humidifier to buy 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 go with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, not unlike 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 unique, but all will typically have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally 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 indicate what size humidifier is best 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 purchase for your home, our experts at Mr. Air Repair often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect 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 anxieties that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Shelby Township at 586-262-4258 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.