Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Lodi Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, 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 approaching, another cold front whisks through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to have to use it next. Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might deliver the best opportunity to invest in 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 recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to think about 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 runs 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 right choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our pros at Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your whole home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Lodi at 209-368-0556 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.