Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Hattiesburg Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how light 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 critical to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the end of the winter, because you really never know when you are going to require it next.

Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might deliver the best opportunity to get a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers provide important humidity to your house during the chilly, dry air of the winter and can help keep you well in the wintertime. Here are a few things to recall when choosing which humidifier to get for your home:

  • Cost – of course you want to think about 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, just like 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 ensure that your investing in the right choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is different, but all will typically have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be calculated by multiplying your home’s total square footage by the height of your ceiling. Finding this number and making sure that it corresponds to the needs of your home will help determine what size humidifier is perfect for you. Our professionals can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can occasionally impact the best product to choose.

If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to purchase for your home, our experts at Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning typically recommend a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most dependable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The best part is that it gets entirely integrated into your present system, making the installation and maintenance simple 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 best humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are honestly just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or worries that you might want to run by our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Hattiesburg at 601-292-9763.