Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your West Palm Beach Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, 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 almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next. During this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to capitalize on 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 well in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when determining which humidifier to buy for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous 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 best choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. 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 matches 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 sometimes impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at Hopkins Air Conditioning, Inc. usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your whole home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best 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, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our West Palm Beach at 561-401-0011 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.