Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Lexington Home

Air Quality
Cooling
Heating

The winter is always erratic, but no matter how light or heavy the season is, chances are that you’ve had plenty by the end of it. And just when you think spring is around the corner, another cold front zips through. It’s important to stay on top of your furnace service, even during the conclusion of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next.

Throughout this time of shifting weather, the air and moisture are also in continuous flux, which might offer the best opportunity to invest in a humidifier for your home. Humidifiers offer 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 determining which humidifier to purchase 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 various 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 ensure that your investing in the right choice.
  • Size – each humidifier is unique, but all will typically have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can typically be determined 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 perfect for you. Our experts can also help you think about the insulation in your home, which can often impact the best product to choose.

If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Kelley Mechanical usually advocate for a whole-home humidifier. They deliver the most reliable results throughout your whole home and gives you the most bang for your buck. The coolest part is that it gets fully 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 number of factors that one can consider before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to ask our pros before deciding. Give us a call at our Lexington at 859-209-3003.

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