Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Metro Atlanta Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, 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 zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to need it next. Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the best 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 few 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 think about the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, just like other heating and cool equipment. You will want to consider 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 commonly 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. Identifying this number and making sure that it matches the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is right for you. Our experts can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the best product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at ACS Inc typically endorse a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most consistent results throughout your whole home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward for long-term use. Every home is different, obviously, and there are a number of factors that one can think about before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to ask our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Metro Atlanta at 770-939-7500 or set up an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.