Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Franklin Lakes Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal 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 whisks through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to require it next. During this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might provide the best opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember when choosing which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider 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 operates on, just like 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 ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at Total Comfort typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about 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 anxieties that you might want to run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Franklin Lakes at 201-891-1333 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.