Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Florissant Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable 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 zips through. It’s critical to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to need it next. During this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to capitalize on 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 couple of things to remember when determining which humidifier to buy for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account 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 functions 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 make sure 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 typically be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at B & B Heating & Cooling usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your entire home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, naturally, 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 honestly just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Florissant at 314-838-9800 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.