How to Choose the Best Humidifier for your Home


Many people find the conditions inside their homes too dry, leading to health issues and a general lack of comfort. One really great way to solve this issue is to get a humidifier to increase the moisture level in their home.

There are many questions you need to ask before purchasing a humidifier.

Let’s take a look at some of the things you’ll have to know when choosing the best humidifier for your home.

Things to Consider when Choosing a Best Humidifier

How much Space does it Cover

What kind of humidifier would be best for whatever space you are trying to humidify. If you are going to try to humidify a small room there are certain models of humidifier that are best for that.

As well as different ones for large rooms and even basements need their own type.

Small Rooms

A tabletop or small room humidifier is the best choice for rooms such as bedrooms or living rooms.

Larger Rooms and Basements

There are specific models of humidifiers that are ideal for larger rooms or basement areas.

These are typically bulkier and will hold more water than a small tabletop or small room humidifier.

Larger models also require more energy to operate over time and will be more expensive overall.

Warm vs. Cool Air Mist Humidifiers

You may want to choose between a cool-mist humidifier or a warm mist humidifier for various reasons.

Cool mist humidifiers are usually either evaporative humidifiers or ultrasonic humidifiers. The ultrasonic humidifiers are known to be safe around children and pets and are actually quite quiet while delivering good performance.

Evaporative humidifiers use an internal wick filter that absorbs water while the fan blows air through the filter.

This process will cause the water to evaporate interspersed throughout your room as an ultra-fine invisible mist. Great options for rooms that are larger for basements.

A warm air humidifier will slowly heat the water and have a fan blow air through a filter to deliver dispersed water to the atmosphere of the room.

Many small tabletop humidifiers utilize warm air humidifier technology and they are suitable for bedrooms or living rooms or small rooms in general.

Once you know what kind of humidifier would be best for your home, selecting one is a relatively simple process.

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Our friendly professionals will be glad to assist you with any of your plumbing needs or other health concerns related to your home.