Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Carpentersville Home

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how light 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 almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next.

Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing 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 go with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions 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 guarantee that your investing in the best choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose.

If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our professionals at Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable 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 present system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use.

Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Carpentersville at 224-699-9229.

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