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Call Schaal Heating and Cooling for Expert Heating and Cooling Services in Altoona, IA

We are in an area of the country where our weather comes in extremes: it can get very hot and humid during the summer months and bitterly cold during the winter months. This means that in order to stay comfortable, you need to have reliable heating and cooling systems. But HVAC systems don’t stay reliable on their own, they need help – and this is where the heating and cooling specialists from Schaal Heating and Cooling come in.

For almost seven decades, the NATE and SAVE certified heating and cooling experts at Schaal Heating and Cooling have been helping customers have the cool air they need during our hot summer months and the warm air they need during the frigid winter months. We offer comprehensive services that include installation, repair, replacement and maintenance, and we work on a wide range of system types. There’s no need to be without the comfort you need and deserve when our pros are just a phone call away.

Have heating or cooling issues? Call the trained experts you can count on: Schaal Heating and Cooling!

Schaal Heating and Cooling Offers the Air Conditioning Services You Need

It isn’t unusual for the weather in Altoona to reach over 90 degrees by the middle of July. And our heat isn’t a dry heat like other areas of the country, it’s humid. The bottom line is that staying cool can be challenging, but not when you install and use a whole home air conditioning system from Schaal Heating and Cooling. Air conditioners cool your indoors by removing both heat and humidity, so even if it’s a hot and humid 95 degrees outside, it will be cool and dry in your home. If you already have whole home cooling, it’s important to have qualified help at hand for repair and maintenance issues. Our experts are here to help with all of your air conditioning needs for your home, including:

  • Air conditioning repair
  • Air conditioning maintenance
  • Air Conditioning installation
  • Ductless cooling services
  • Heat pump services
  • Geothermal cooling services

Ductless cooling has really opened the door for whole home cooling in a lot of ways. You can use it to cool an older home that doesn’t have ductwork, or you can use it in a new addition to your home. Whatever your reason for installing a ductless AC, the cooling specialists at Schaal Heating and Cooling in Altoona, IA are here to help with the entire process.

Are you looking for a single HVAC system to take care of your heating and cooling needs? Then you’ll want to consider a heat pump system. Our pros can install your new heat pump system. Do you already have a heat pump? Let us keep it in great working condition with our expert repair, maintenance and replacement services.

Do You Need an Upgraded Thermostat?

Your thermostat is the control center for your entire heating and cooling system. Doesn’t it make sense to have one that matches your system and provides you with the most amount of control? We can help you choose and install a new thermostat, or make sure your existing one works as needed. Our Altoona HVAC experts offer the latest technology when it comes to upgrading your thermostat, including WiFi and Smart thermostat installation services. 

We Are Your Go–To Heating Services Experts

It’s no secret it gets very cold here in Altoona. What the challenge can be is making sure you have the right heating system in your home, or keeping your existing heating system in good shape. We can help with both. The heating experts at Schaal Heating and Cooling bring almost 70 years of expertise to every job we do. Our pros can help with new installation, replacement, repair or annual maintenance of your heating system. As NATE– and SAVE–certified professionals, you can rest assured that we have the training, expertise and experience to handle any heating issue you may have, including:

  • Heating installation
  • Heating repair
  • Heating maintenance
  • Furnace repair and maintenance
  • Boiler repair and maintenance
  • Radiant heating repair and maintenance
  • Geothermal heating services

Do you use a boiler to heat your home, or are you considering using one? Then it’s time to give our experts a call. We specialize in boiler installation, replacement, repair and maintenance, and we are available for around–the–clock emergency service in Altoona, IA. 

Furnaces are one of the most popular types of heating systems in Altoona, but their commonality doesn’t mean they can be handled by just anyone. Whether you hear a strange sound or know that it’s time to replace an old system, it’s time to give our heating experts a call.

Radiant heating can be a great way to heat your home, but these systems can be complicated, particularly if your radiant heat is underneath your flooring. If you need assistance with your radiant heating system, be it installation, repair, replacement or maintenance, call the company you can trust: Schaal Heating and Cooling.

Geothermal systems are the most efficient type of HVAC system available to homeowners, but they work very differently from traditional systems. Their components, layout and design are nothing like a boiler or furnace, so if you are considering a geothermal system, or have one, it is imperative to work with experts who are fully trained on how to install and service these kinds of systems. We are those experts, and we have the years of experience needed to make sure your geothermal system is installed, replaced, maintained or repaired correctly.

We Offer Comprehensive Indoor Air Quality Services

Indoor air quality is very important, yet it is often overlooked. This is unfortunate because poor indoor air quality can adversely affect your health, your home and your HVAC system. There are a number of reasons why your indoor air quality may be poor, and the experts at Schaal Heating and Cooling can help diagnose the problem and provide whole home solutions that will help everyone. We carry a wide range of top–quality products, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers and air purifiers for residents in Altoona. We’ll install these components so they seamlessly integrate with your existing HVAC system, and we can also properly maintain, repair or replace any existing IAQ components you may already have, including:

  • Whole house dehumidifier
  • Whole house humidifier
  • Air purifier installation
  • Air purifier repair
  • Air filter replacement

When there is too much moisture in the air, you will feel uncomfortable, your cooling won’t be as effective and you may even see growths like mold and mildew develop. Get ahead of these problems with a whole home dehumidifier as installed by the experts at Schaal Heating and Cooling.  While we may experience a lot of humidity in the summer months, we can have the opposite problem during the winter months: it becomes too dry. The good news is that we have the perfect solution for this: a whole home humidifier that works with your home’s central heating system. Contact us for details on our whole house humidifier or dehumidifier services. 

Do you have allergy sufferers in your home? Then you’ll want to consider the installation of a whole home air purifier. Allergies can be very challenging, especially if your allergy sufferers have additional issues such as asthma. Let us help you clean your indoor air with an air purifier installed by our pros. We’ve helped thousands of customers in Altoona with their air quality needs, and we’d love an opportunity to serve you. 

Are You in Need of Professional Water Heater Services in Altoona?

One of the great benefits of modern amenities is having hot water in your home. However, getting that hot water requires a working hot water heater, and that’s where our pros come in. We can help you find the right water heater for your home, whether it be a heat pump hot water heater, tank water heater or tankless water heater. We offer expert installation and repair, as well as replacement and maintenance services for residents in Altoona. Have an emergency? Give us a call and we’ll dispatch someone right away. There are no surprises when you deal with the experts at Schaal Heating and Cooling, other than how fast you’ll have hot water again.

  • Traditional (tank) water heater installation
  • Traditional (tank) water heater repair & maintenance
  • Tankless water heater installation
  • Tankless water heater repair and maintenance

A lot of Altoona homeowners have switched to tankless hot water heaters, and for good reasons. If you are considering the installation of a tankless system, give us a call. We can help with installation, and if you already have a tankless unit, we can make sure your existing one works optimally with expert repair, replacement and maintenance services.

Local Reviews
for Altoona, IA

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 5 customer reviews


Map of Altoona, IA

Timely help and excellent service.




David is credit to your company and is to be commended.


Map of Altoona, IA

Professional, explained system and maintenance performed




Will continue using Schaal for all my heating and cooling needs. They are outstanding!


Map of Altoona, IA

great service, kind, ingormative serviceman




I would recommend schaal and Andrew to anyone. Glad went to the previous maintenance agreement. Didn't like the one you were using


Map of Altoona, IA

Great Job




Austin did a great job. On time and very professional.


Map of Altoona, IA

Great service.




David is a credit to your company.


Dan H.

Dan H.

Near Co Rd S14, Altoona, IA 50009
David C.

David C.

Happy customer

Near 7th St NW, Altoona, IA 50009
Jared L.

Jared L.

Ac tune up

Near 4th Ave SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Frank S.

Frank S.

AC contract maintenance

Near 7th St NW, Altoona, IA 50009
Dan H.

Dan H.

Near Prairie Ct, Altoona, IA 50009
Austin B.

Austin B.

Performing an air conditioning clean and check

Near NE 88th St, Altoona, IA 50009
Austin B.

Austin B.

Performing a first year furnace and air conditioning clean and check

Near 9th Ave Pl SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Austin B.

Austin B.

Performing an air conditioning clean and check

Near 14th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Frank S.

Frank S.

Replaced draft inducer assembly

Near Timberline Ln, Altoona, IA 50009
Altoona, IA - Replaced draft inducer assembly
Andrew H.

Andrew H.

Furnace tune up!!

Near 6th Ave SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Altoona, IA - Furnace tune up!!
Andrew H.

Andrew H.

Tune up

Near Ridgewood Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
Altoona, IA - Tune up
Austin B.

Austin B.

Performing a furnace clean and check

Near Lake Shore Cir SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Austin B.

Austin B.

Performing a furnace clean and check

Near Lake Shore Cir SE, Altoona, IA 50009
David F.

David F.

Clean and check

Near 7th St NW, Altoona, IA 50009