Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Upland Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, but no matter how light 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 almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next. Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might offer the best opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create 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 couple of things to remember when determining 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 come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, not unlike 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 best choice. Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can typically be estimated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Identifying this number and making sure that it matches 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 best product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to buy for your home, our pros at Klaus & Sons Heating & Air Conditioning usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your entire home and gives 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 easy for long-term use. Every home is different, of course, and there are a number of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the best humidifier. They aren’t discussed 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 Upland at 909-982-5698 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.