3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Thermostat

November 23rd, 2015

Heating and cooling one’s home effectively throughout the year is a must if one hopes to live in the comfort that he or she deserves. We believe that you should also be able to heat and cool your home not just effectively, though, but conveniently and efficiently as well. That may sound like a pretty tall order, but it is a goal that is well-within your reach when you work with the heating and air conditioning professionals on our staff. One great way in which to get more from your HVAC system is by simply upgrading your thermostat in Washington, D.C. This simple upgrade may not sound like much, it can benefit you in a number of ways. Call Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. to learn more. Continue Reading

Need a New Heater? Consider a Heat Pump Installation

November 16th, 2015

We aren’t looking to alarm anyone, but if you think that this is the year to replace your old heating system, or if you still need a heater installed in a brand new home, you really should be getting the process under way. You’ve no doubt felt that chill that’s crept into the air already, and temperatures are only going to drop more and more as we move into the real winter season. One great option that you should consider for heating your home is the heat pump. By using a heat pump in Georgetown, you can enjoy many benefits that other heaters just can’t match. Remember to schedule all of your heat pump services with the pros at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc., so that you know that the job is done right. Continue Reading

3 Benefits of Using a Whole-House Humidifier

November 9th, 2015

Now that we are moving into the winter season, homeowners are beginning to turn to their home heating systems in order to keep their homes warm and cozy. In addition to being quite cold, the air outside in the winter months also tends to be quite dry. While your heater may not dry out the air in the same way that your air conditioner does, you should still remember that having very dry air in your home can have a number of negative effects on yourself and others within your living space.

That is why you may want to consider the use of a whole-house humidifier in Arlington, VA. If you decide that a whole-house humidifier is the right option for your home, just dial our number and schedule your humidifier services with the qualified technicians at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

Continue Reading

Signs That You Need Boiler Repair

November 2nd, 2015

Using a boiler is a great way in which to heat just about any home. Boilers are renowned for both the efficient, effective performance, as well as for the great durability that such systems offer. That being said, no heater is ever going to operate with true 100% reliability. At some point you’ll find that your boiler is not functioning as well as it ought to, or perhaps even that it is not functioning at all.

Whatever the situation may be, you need to schedule professional boiler repairs in Georgetown, WA as soon as possible. The longer that you delay in doing so, the worse off your boiler, your comfort, and your budget are all likely to be. Let Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. know if you have any concerns regarding the operation of the boiler in your home. Continue Reading

Why Use a Boiler to Heat My Home?

October 26th, 2015

Modern homeowners have their pick of the litter, so to speak, when it comes to the many different ways in which they may choose to heat their homes. While forced air heating systems, such as furnaces, are probably the most common in residential applications, we suggest that you give the boiler some serious consideration if you are installing a new heater or having an old one replaced. Many homeowners use boilers in Washington, D.C., and with great results. If you think that you’d like to join their ranks, consider the information below. Should you decide to move ahead with your boiler installation, remember to schedule that service with the boiler professionals here at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Continue Reading

When You Need Ductwork, You Need to Call Us

October 19th, 2015

We live in an area where there are a lot of older homes, many of which were not outfitted with ductwork upon construction, let alone planned in a manner conducive to the installation of ductwork. Modern comfort expectations dictate that we are able to successfully heat and cool our properties, though, and ductwork remains the most common means by which to distribute heated and cooled air throughout such properties. With that in mind, we suggest that you schedule any and all ductwork services in Arlington, VA with us. In doing so, you ensure that the job is done right. Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. is the company to call for quality ductwork throughout the area.  Continue Reading

Is a Rooftop Unit Right for Your Commercial Property?

October 12th, 2015

When you own a commercial property of any sort, regardless of the type of business that you may do therein, it is important that you are able to maintain comfortable temperatures throughout that building all year long. This means that you must have a great commercial air conditioner, as well as a reliable and effective commercial heater. Should you find yourself in the market for any such systems, then you may want to consider investing in a rooftop unit. Rooftop HVAC units in Washington, DC are quite common, and it is pretty easy to see why. Read on to learn more about the benefits that you can enjoy by using a rooftop unit on your property, and remember to schedule your commercial HVAC services with the trained professionals here at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

Continue Reading

Problems That a Dirty Air Filter Can Cause

October 5th, 2015

It is imperative that you schedule routine air conditioning maintenance in Washington, D.C. if you want your air conditioner to function properly. You must remember, though, that counting on your AC technician to clean or replace your air filter during this annual service is just not sufficient. Yes, he or she will do this during the maintenance visit. However, your air filter needs to be changed much more frequently than just once a year. That is why it is so important that you remember to do so on your own as needed.

Ideally, you should change your heater every month or once every six weeks. This will vary with environment conditions and usage habits, though. Essentially, you should be simply be changing your air filter when it’s dirty. Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. with any questions that you may have.  Continue Reading

Improving Air Quality by Destroying Pollutants

September 28th, 2015

Most homeowners know that they need a great heating and air conditioning system in order to maintain a comfortable environment within their homes. However, too many homeowners mistakenly believe that the quest for true comfort ends there. In fact, it is every bit as important that you maintain high indoor air quality in your home as it is that you keep the temperature within your home at a comfortable level. Not only does maintaining great indoor air quality protect your comfort, but it can protect your health as well. Many illnesses and respiratory issues, for instance, stem from the presence of biological pollutants. By destroying such pollutants with the use of UV germicidal lights in Capitol Hill, DC, you can reduce the risk of encountering such issues. Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. to learn more. Continue Reading

Why Is There Ice On My Air Conditioner?

September 21st, 2015

Summers get very hot in the DC area, and they can last quite late into the season. Considering just how much we rely upon our air conditioning systems to keep us comfortable throughout the year, it only makes sense for homeowners to act quickly when trouble develops with their systems. Of course, doing so means that you must first recognize that there is a problem to begin with. One somewhat common issue is the development of ice on an air conditioning system. Because ACs are used to cool homes, though, homeowners may mistakenly believe that ice on their air conditioners in Washington, DC is not a big deal. This couldn’t be further from the truth, so remember to contact the technicians at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. if you see ice creeping up on your AC. Continue Reading