Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Manassas Home

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end 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 continual flux, which might deliver the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide 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 couple of things to remember when determining which humidifier to buy for your home:

  • Cost – of course you want to think about the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions 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 ensure that your investing in the best choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that dictates 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. Finding this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you consider 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 Air-Right Energy Design, Inc. typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver 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 current system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.

Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about 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 worries that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Manassas at 703-260-1148.

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