Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area 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 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. During this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to capitalize on 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when determining which humidifier to get 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 go 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 different, but all will usually have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you take into account 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 Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets fully integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a range 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 appreciate if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area at 816-286-7258 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.