Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Dallas Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front comes through. It’s critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to require it next. Through this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the cold, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, just like other heating and cool equipment. You will want to take into account 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 unique, but all will usually have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can generally 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 establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Tri County Air Care LLC typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The coolest 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 best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Dallas at 469-617-3437 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.