Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Aurora Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, but no matter how manageable 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 around the corner, another cold front comes 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 continual flux, which might deliver the best 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 well in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to keep in mind when determining which humidifier to get for your home: Cost – of course you want to consider 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 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 make sure that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will usually have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can typically be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help indicate 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 top product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at Service Plus Mechanical usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about 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 understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Aurora at 630-473-4749 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.