Choosing the Right Humidifier for Your Beaverton Home

February 04, 2016

The winter is always unpredictable, but no matter how gentle or intense the season is, chances are that you’ve had a sufficient amount by the end of it. And just when you think spring is approaching, another cold front zips through. It’s crucial to stay in front of your furnace service, even during the last weeks of the winter, because you truly never know when you are going to require it next.

During this time of varying weather, the air and moisture are also in constant flux, which might provide the perfect opportunity to get 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 few things to recall when deciding which humidifier to buy 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 accompany a new humidifier, too. There are various levels of efficiency that each humidifier functions on, not unlike other heating and cool equipment. You will want to think about 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 distinct, but all will commonly have a number that indicates the gallons per day that it can store. This number can usually be estimated 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 indicate 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 ideal product to choose.

If you’re still stumped about which humidifier to get for your home, our pros at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. usually endorse a whole-home humidifier. They produce the most consistent results throughout your entire home and gives 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 simple for long-term use.

Every home is different, naturally, and there are a range of factors that one can contemplate before making a final decision on the perfect humidifier. They aren’t discussed as much as furnaces are, even though they are usually just as important, so we appreciate if you have more questions or concerns that you might want to inquire about with our experts before deciding. Give us a call at our Beaverton at 503-374-1934.