Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Ontario Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how light 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 zips through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next. During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create 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 keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to purchase 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 go 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 think about 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 store. This number can usually be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the best product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at Stan's Heating, Inc typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver 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 simple for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a number of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to ask our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Ontario at 541-889-3987 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.