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Some rooms in my house are really drafty, are there leak detectors that can show me where air is leaking into the house?

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You don't really need a special machanism to check for air leaks in your house. The usual suspects are doors and windows. To check you can hold a candle near the door or window and if the flame flickers then you have a draft. You can also use incense to find leaks because the smoke will be pulled to the leak if the leak is from the house out, or pushed away from the leak if its air coming in from outside. All you have to do is follow the smoke.

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