Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Olathe Home02/04/2016 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 critical to stay ahead of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you honestly 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 offer the perfect opportunity to get 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 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 consider the price, but don’t forget to think about the operating and maintenance costs that come with a new humidifier, too. There are numerous levels of efficiency that each humidifier runs on, similar to other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 different, but all will commonly have a number that shows the gallons per day that it can retain. This number can generally be estimated 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 establish what size humidifier is best for you. Our experts can also help you take into account the insulation in your home, which can sometimes impact the top product to choose. If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to buy for your home, our professionals at Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning usually recommend a whole-home humidifier. They give out the most reliable results throughout your full home and provides you the most bang for your buck. The greatest part is that it gets fully 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 considered as much as furnaces are, even though they are really just as important, so we understand if you have more questions or anxieties that you might want to inquire about with our speecialists before deciding. Give us a call at our Olathe at 913-432-3342 or arrange an appointment with us online and we’d be happy to help.