Indoor Air Quality Articles

How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

May 30, 2024
How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity? Person cleaning a window with a yellow rag.

Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Pennsylvania home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

March 15, 2024
Why Do I Need a Humidifier? Woman sitting on couch with eyes closed.

Our professionals at Link Service Heating & Cooling are here to inform you about home humidification, different systems available, and the benefits they can provide during the winter season.

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Dryer Vent Cleaning

December 5, 2023
Dryer Vent Cleaning. Image is a photograph of a person's hand opening a window curtain with natural light and a garden background.

Failure to clean.

Those words should never describe dryer upkeep in your PA home.

The leading cause of dryer fires is the failure to clean the appliance, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The organization says failure to clean sparked 32 percent of dryer fires annually from 2014 to 2018 in the U.S.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

July 13, 2023
Image of a parent and child by the couch. Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

A dehumidifier is a piece of equipment that removes moisture from the surrounding air. It works opposite of a humidifier, which adds moisture to the air.

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Video – Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

April 27, 2023
Couple sitting on floor discussing plans to paint home.

Planning to remodel your home? Don’t forget about your heating and cooling system.

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Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide 

October 19, 2022
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At Link Service Heating & Cooling, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

May 13, 2022
Blog Title: What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies? Photo: Woman sneezing

Our team at Link Service Heating & Cooling wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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Everything You Need to Know About Boilers

December 21, 2021
At Link Service Heating & Cooling, though we haven’t been working with boilers since 1300 BC, we know a thing or two about them

At Link Service Heating & Cooling, though we haven’t been working with boilers since 1300 BC, we know a thing or two about them. Our highly trained and experienced heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals regularly install and work on them here in Altoona. 

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

October 20, 2021
red mug of hot drink, when behind a window is rain in autumn in Altoona, PA

Get ready for cooler weather here in Altoona—fall is around the corner! When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

October 18, 2020
Close-up of dust on woman finger, How to Eliminate Dust in My Home | Indoor Air Quality | Ebensburg, PA

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust.
It’s rampant everywhere around the country and has become the subject of a lighthearted, frequently repeated myth at both the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 16, 2020
Old electric fan near the bed in the room, Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Altoona home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

At Link Service Heating and Cooling, we specialize in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that add value to your home and enjoyment to your lives. After all, nothing spells happiness like fresh air.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 13, 2020
Back view of mature couple having fun while washing dishes in kitchen.

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, the most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality.

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