Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Peoria Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how light or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front whisks through. It’s important to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next. During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide 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 recall when determining which humidifier to get 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 accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various 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 make sure that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will usually have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can generally be determined 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 indicate what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose. If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our experts at Accurate Heating & Cooling LLC often recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most reliable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your current system, making the installation and maintenance easy for long-term use. Every home is different, naturally, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the ideal humidifier. They aren’t talked about as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Peoria at 309-437-2703 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.