Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Hamilton Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next. Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the ideal opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to buy for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about 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 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 ensure 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 retain. This number can generally be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the top product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets fully 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 think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Hamilton at 513-275-3601 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.