Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Carpentersville Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle or brutal 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 whisks through. It’s important 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 have to use it next.

Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer 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 recall when determining which humidifier to buy for your home:

  • Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, similar to 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 typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically 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 indicate what size humidifier is right for you. Our technicians can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose.

If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable results throughout your entire home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.

Every home is different, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we appreciate 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 224-412-8308.