Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Denver Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front comes through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to require it next. Throughout this time of changing 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 chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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 various levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to ensure that your investing in the right choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can retain. 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 matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians 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 get for your home, our professionals at Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your entire home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a number of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Denver at 303-452-4146 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.