Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Lexington Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how gentle or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front comes through. It’s critical 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 have to use it next. Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the perfect 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to buy 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, similar to 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 ensure that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can generally be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the top product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at James Heating & A/C, Inc often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your present 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 ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered 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 run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Lexington at 336-853-6070 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.