Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Springfield Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how gentle or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to require it next. Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver 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 number of things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about 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, just like other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to guarantee that your investing in the right choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our experts can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at Bormida Mechanical Services Inc typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most dependable results throughout your entire home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets completely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a number of factors that one can contemplate 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 appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Springfield at 217-210-2662 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.