In this article, I'm going to describe how habits can be expressed by will and would. Habits in the present are normally expressed by the Present Simple.
However, among other uses of the Future Simple, will + infinitive can be used instead when we wish to emphasise the characteristics of the performer
rather than the action performed.
It is chiefly used in general statements.
This is not a very important use of will, but the past form, would, has a much wider use and can replace used to when we are describing a past routine.
Take this sentence for an example:
Note, however, that when used to expresses a discontinued habit, it cannot be replaced by would. Both will and would can be contracted when used as above.
Use will to express obstinate insistence, usually habitual:
Would is used in the past:
Will and would are not contracted here and are strongly stressed.
Would can express a characteristic action, usually one which annoys the speaker: