Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Winchester Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or intense 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 on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly 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 deliver the perfect opportunity to invest in 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 number of things to keep in mind when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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 different levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 different, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can usually be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at Thornberry Bros Inc typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest 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, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Winchester at 859-745-1564 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.