Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Laguna Hills Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front whisks through. It’s critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next. Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create 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 purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that accompany 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 consider the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to make sure that your investing in the ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be calculated 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 establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the best product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at White Mechanical, Inc. often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent 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 current system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Laguna Hills at 949-716-8379 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.