Are you struggling with dry air in your home? There could be several reasons why your home is suffering from low humidity – some more obvious than others.Read on to learn a couple reasons why you might be experiencing dry air in your home in order to learn the solutions!
Air Leaks Indoors
If your home is poorly insulated and outdoor air can find its way in, your home is the perfect environment for dry air. Not only will fixing the insulation help eliminate dry air from entering your home, but it will also help you keep your energy costs down.
A Leak in the Ductwork
If there is a leak in your return air ducts, your furnace will draw in unconditioned air and push it into the ventilation system. This causes the pressure to increase inside your house and will allow conditioned air to escape from your house.
If you think your air ducts are leaking, it’s best to have an HVAC professional come out and seal the leaks as these leaks can eventually cause more harm than just dry air.
Let MTB Mechanical Help!
If dry air in your home persists consider a professionally installed whole house humidifier that will automatically maintain a comfortable and safe humidity level in your home all winter long.
Family owned and operated, MTB Mechanical has been servicing the Greater Charlotte Area for 40 years and is known for reliable, high quality service. MTB Mechanical can inspect your home for issues and help you craft solutions to remediate any indoor air quality issues.
Call 704-321-9250 to speak to a representative directly or visit MTB Mechanical’s website for additional information on indoor air quality solutions.
Why Should You Invest in a Whole Home Humidifier Instead of a Portable Unit?
A whole home humidifier is professionally installed directly into your heating system. It distributes moist air throughout a home via the ductwork.
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