Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Asheville Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal 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 comes through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next. Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when deciding which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, just like 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 ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will typically have a number that indicates 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 determine what size humidifier is best for you. Our experts can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at 1st Choice Service Group Inc usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Asheville at 828-551-2913 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.