Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Macon Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had quite enough by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front whisks through. It’s critical to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to have to use it next. During 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 create important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a few things to keep in mind when deciding which humidifier to get 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 functions 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 ensure that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will typically have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can hold. 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 corresponds to the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our professionals at Air Temperature Control usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully 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 considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Macon at 478-784-1109 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.