Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your the Upper Rio Grande Valley Home02/04/2016 The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how manageable 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 comes through. It’s important to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to need it next. Throughout this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might provide the best 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 healthy in the wintertime. Here are a number of things to recall when deciding which humidifier to buy for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to consider the operating and maintenance costs that go with a new humidifier, too. There are different levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to take into account 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 distinct, but all will typically have a number that dictates the gallons per day that it can retain. 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 matches the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is best for you. Our professionals can also help you consider the insulation in your home, which can often impact the ideal product to choose. If you’re still confused about which humidifier to get for your home, our professionals at Cytech Heating & Cooling usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your entire home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets completely integrated into your existing system, making the installation and maintenance straightforward 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 ask our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our the Upper Rio Grande Valley at 956-630-3522 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.