Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Redford Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how gentle or brutal 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 ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you really 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 ideal opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide 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 number of things to keep in mind 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to ensure that your investing in the right choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can typically be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help establish 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 ideal product to choose.

If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Airtronic Heating & Cooling typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets completely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy 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 discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Redford at 313-230-4053.