Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Moline Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always erratic, 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 around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly 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 offer the perfect opportunity to get 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 few things to recall when deciding which humidifier to get for your home:

  • Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs 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 best choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly 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 matches the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose.

If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Freed Heating & Air Conditioning often endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most dependable results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.

Every home is different, naturally, and there are a number of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t discussed 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 run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Moline at 309-323-9584.