Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Opelika Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how gentle 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 around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next. During 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 provide important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few 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 operates 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 make sure 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 usually 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 consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the best product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Farnell Mechanical, Inc. usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your full home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets fully 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 number of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Opelika at 334-524-2458 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.