Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Williamsport Home

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how manageable or brutal the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount 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 on top 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.

Through this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the ideal opportunity to get 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 couple of things to remember when deciding which humidifier to purchase 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 right choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is distinct, but all will commonly have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can typically be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Recognizing this number and making sure that it agrees with the needs of your home will help establish what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the ideal product to choose.

If you’re still puzzled about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Lycoming Heating Company often advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your full home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets completely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance simple for long-term use.

Every home is different, of course, and there are a range of factors that one can consider 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 appreciate 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 Williamsport at 570-244-2510.

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