Indoor Air Quality Articles

What Does Indoor Air Quality Have To Do With Allergies?

March 29, 2024
Sick little schoolgirl coughs and blows nose wiping with white paper napkin.
If your Alexandria home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Continue Reading

How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

March 15, 2024
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. A young child cleaning a counter with spray and a cloth.
At Arlington Heating & Cooling, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. Our team specializes in offering whole-house solutions to keep you and your loved ones healthy, comfortable, and safe throughout the year. Continue Reading

How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

March 13, 2023
Image of couple sitting on couch in front of fan. How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?
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. Continue Reading

Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

January 9, 2023
Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control. Image shows woman emptying a dehumidifier.
When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent. Continue Reading

Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

December 15, 2022
Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide. Image of magnified carbon monoxide monitor.
We often hear from Virginia customers who want to understand the risks of carbon monoxide (CO). At Arlington Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ)—especially when it comes to the deadly nature of this silent killer. Continue Reading

Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

October 7, 2022
A focused image of a fan in a bedroom. Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important.
For your HVAC system and your lungs to perform at peak level, airways need to be open and clear in your Virginia home. Continue Reading

Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

September 15, 2022
Clean Living Room
Our Arlington Heating & Air Conditioning team wants to help you understand the risks of indoor air pollution as well as steps you can take to reduce it.  Continue Reading

Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

July 11, 2022
Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners
Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems. Continue Reading

What Are Zone Control Systems?

March 8, 2022
Zone Control Systems
A zone control system—or zoning—only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your Virginia home needs at the time. It not only adds to the comfort level of your home but can also lower your energy bills. Continue Reading