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Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Magnolia Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how gentle 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 critical to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you honestly never know when you are going to need it next.

Throughout this time of changing weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the perfect opportunity to get 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 remember when deciding which humidifier to get for your home:

  • Cost – of course you want to consider the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that accompany a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions 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 guarantee that your investing in the ideal choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can generally be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose.

If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our experts at JTech Mechanical often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your full 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 straightforward for long-term use.

Every home is different, of course, and there are a variety of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Magnolia at 281-231-8768.