Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Rocky Mount Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how light or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks 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 deliver the perfect opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer 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 number of things to recall when choosing which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, just like other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to make sure that your investing in the right choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the best product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at Davis Heating & Air Conditioning typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets fully integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Rocky Mount at 540-483-5605 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.