Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Middletown Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle 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 approaching, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next. Through this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might offer the perfect 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 in good health in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to remember when choosing which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to guarantee that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our technicians can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the best product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Schagrin Gas Company usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your entire home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The greatest 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, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect 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 concerns that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Middletown at 302-658-2000 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.