Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Buellton Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount 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 conclusion of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next. Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer 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 few things to keep in mind when choosing which humidifier to buy 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 go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates 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 guarantee that your investing in the ideal choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals 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 purchase for your home, our professionals at Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your whole home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely 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 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 anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Buellton at 805-688-4018 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.