Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Williamsport Home02/04/2016 The winter is always erratic, but no matter how manageable or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is almost here, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the end 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 constant flux, which might deliver the ideal opportunity to invest in 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 few things to remember when deciding 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 runs on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually 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 consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get 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 best 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 perfect humidifier. They aren’t talked about 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 570-326-4450 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.