Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Greenville Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay on top 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 shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best opportunity to capitalize on 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 in good health in the wintertime. Here are a few things to remember 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 take into account the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, not unlike 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 ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Ken Parker Service Inc usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your whole home and gives 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, obviously, and there are a range of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Greenville at 903-883-2829 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.