Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc Blog

Should I Be Concerned about a Noisy Operation from My Air Conditioning System?

July 25th, 2016

Great as it may be to have an air conditioning system capable of operating completely silently, this really just is not the reality of the situation. Your air conditioner is going to make some amount of noise as it works away to cool your home during the hottest time of the year. Have you ever wondered, though, just how much noise is too much noise?

As a general rule, schedule prompt air conditioning services whenever you notice that there is something unusual going on with your system. If your air conditioner is making loud or unfamiliar sounds while operating, we recommend that you contact us to schedule AC services in Washington, D.C. immediately. That way, we can resolve any existing or developing problems before serious damage is done to your system.

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What Does Our Maintenance Program Offer?

July 18th, 2016

Last week, we wrote about some of the benefits that you will enjoy as a direct result of scheduling routine AC maintenance with our exceptional staff. Did that leave you wondering just how a single service can truly be so beneficial? If so, read on to learn more about what our maintenance plan actually entails.

We not only offer meticulous air conditioning maintenance in Washington, D.C., but comprehensive heating maintenance, as well. If you are serious about living in the greatest comfort possible, at minimal expense to yourself, you need only call our number and schedule service. We will help you to get the most from your HVAC systems.

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3 Benefits of a Professional AC Tune-Up

July 11th, 2016

You’ve no doubt heard it said before, but there is nothing better that you can do for your air conditioning system than scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance for it. Routine air conditioning maintenance is not something that you can handle on your own, though. It is likely a lot more involved and complicated a process than you even realize.

That is precisely why you must schedule your air conditioning tune-up in Georgetown with trained professionals that you can trust. Our technicians are more than qualified to get your air conditioner in the best working condition possible. Give us a call, and cool your home with confidence this summer season.

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Is It Really Worth Upgrading My Thermostat?

July 11th, 2016

For the most part, you probably are not going to have much direct interaction with the bulk of your heating and cooling system. Sure, you should definitely be changing your air filter regularly, but aside from that, you don’t really see much of the system, let alone interact with it. A major exception to this rule, of course, is your thermostat.

It is with your thermostat, after all, that you control your HVAC system at large. Without it, you’d have no say in how your system heats or cool your home. Considering the important role that it plays, it really is very important that you are using your ideal thermostat in Washington, D.C.

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Why Choose an Electronic Air Cleaner?

July 4th, 2016

How is the indoor air quality in your home? Have you noticed that your allergy symptoms, or those of others in your home, are flaring up more and more regularly? Does it seem as though your air filtration system just isn’t cutting it anymore?

Then you should give some serious thought to the use of an electronic air cleaner. With an electronic air cleaner, you can really go about effectively cleaning up the air in your home. Just remember that it is important to schedule all of your indoor air quality services with skilled, trained professionals like those on our staff.

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AC Replacement: 3 Factors to Consider

June 27th, 2016

We understand that replacing your air conditioning system is probably not the most exciting way that you can think of to spend your hard earned money. Because no air conditioning system is going to last forever, though, you will eventually find yourself in need of a replacement air conditioner. When should you really start to consider an AC replacement in Capitol Hill?

In the following post, we offer a few tips to help you to determine if the time has come to replace your home cooling system. If you decide that it has, you can count on our staff to do the job right. Contact us with any questions that you may have. 

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Air Conditioner FAQ: What Is an Evaporator Coil?

June 20th, 2016

We understand that the average homeowner is not a professional air conditioning technician—after all, we probably wouldn’t be in business if this were the case. That being said, it is a good idea for homeowners to have some idea of the way in which their air conditioning systems actually work to cool their homes. You should never attempt to service your air conditioner on your own, of course, but it helps to have a basic working knowledge of your system, if only to recognize signs of trouble with its operation. The evaporator coil is one of the most important components in your air conditioner.

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A High-Velocity Cooling System May Be Right for Your Home

June 13th, 2016

Have you been making do with inefficient, insecure window units when cooling your home? Is your home old enough that it was simply designed without modern ductwork in mind? Well, you don’t have to settle for what window unit air conditioners can offer. Give a member of our staff a call for help in determining whether or not a high velocity air conditioning system is right for you. We excel in the design and installation of such systems, and we’ll ensure that your high velocity AC cools your home effectively without putting the integrity of your home’s design at risk.

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You Don’t Need Ductwork to Cool Your Home

June 13th, 2016

We’ve told you about how a high velocity air conditioning system allows you to cool your home using very small, flexible air ducts. What we haven’t talked about in a while, though, is the fact that you actually don’t need to use air ducts of any kind to enjoy a whole-house cooling performance. When you use a ductless mini split system in Georgetown, you can enjoy a number of great benefits that even the best split central air conditioning system cannot compete with. Just remember that these benefits will only be available to you when you schedule your ductless mini split services with skilled, trained professionals.

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Do You Need Custom Ductwork Fabricated for Your Property?

June 6th, 2016

Forced air heating and cooling systems, such as furnaces, heat pumps, and central air conditioners, are incredibly common. These systems all use ductwork in order to distribute both heated and cooled air throughout homes and commercial properties. Not every property, though, is going to benefit greatly from the use of prefabricated ductwork. That is why you may need to schedule custom ductwork fabrication services in Arlington. If you do, you can count on our team to ensure that your needs are met, so that your HVAC system can excel in its operation. 

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