Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Irvine Home

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle or intense 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 whisks through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next.

During this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the ideal opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you healthy in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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 numerous 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 make sure that your investing in the ideal choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can usually be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our technicians can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the ideal product to choose.

If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at True Home Heating and Air Conditioning typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable 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 present system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use.

Every home is different, naturally, and there are a variety of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Irvine at 949-258-7259.

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