Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Napoleon and Northwest Ohio Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, 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 approaching, another cold front comes through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next. Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to buy 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to consider the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to make sure that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that indicates 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 matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals 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 puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your whole home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t talked about 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 inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Napoleon and Northwest Ohio at 419-592-4756 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.