Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Hudsonville Home02/04/2016 It’s safe to say that even with the weird weather recently, you’ve had more than enough of winter. As we keep trying to predict what’s going to take place next with the temperature, it’s important to be sure that you’ve had furnace service performed when the weather finally flips the switch to being cold nonstop. You may also want to think through adding a humidifier to your home. In that case, here are a couple important things to keep in mind when doing your looking: Size – much like with air conditioners and furnaces, it’s critical to have a system that is the correct size for your home. You will normally see a number that will tell you the gallons per day that a specific humidifier can offer, so you’ll want to ensure that number meets your home’s needs. You can figure out that number by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Our experts also take in to account how tightly sealed and insulated your home is, as those factors can play a role in determining the product best suited for your home. Cost – this might be evident, but consider more than just the purchase price of the humidifier. You’ll want to think about the operating cost as well as any maintenance costs associated with your new humidifier. As it is with heating and cooling equipment, there are a number of efficiency levels that you can select from, so be sure you’re going with the right one for your home, budget and humidity needs. At West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services, we aim to provide the ideal solutions for our customers, which in the case of humidifiers is a whole-home humidifier. The reason we endorse whole-home humidifiers is because they provide effective and consistent results throughout your entire home. Plus, it’s integrated into your existing system, making the decision easy. While each scenario is unique, there are a number of factors that decide which humidifier is ideal for you and your home. We also recognize that humidifiers are talked about even less than furnaces and air conditioners, so feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Give us a call at 616-669-3961 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’ll be more than happy to help get you on the path to a more comfortable home.