Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Hauppauge Home02/04/2016 The winter is always changing, but no matter how light or intense 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 on top of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to have to use it next. During this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continual flux, which might provide the ideal opportunity to capitalize on a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers create important humidity to your house during the brisk, dry air of the winter and can help keep you in good health in the wintertime. Here are a couple of things to recall when choosing which humidifier to purchase for your home: Cost – of course you want to take into account the price, but don’t forget to take into account the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier operates on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to consider the needs of your home’s humidity as well as your budget to ensure that your investing in the best choice. Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can hold. This number can usually be determined by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding 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 consider the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Cool Power LLC typically advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most consistent results throughout your whole home and offers you the most bang for your buck. The coolest 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, naturally, 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 get it if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Hauppauge at 631-360-2665 or schedule an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.