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

What Does a SEER Rating Mean?

September 14th, 2015

Choosing an air conditioning system for installation in one’s home can be very time consuming. For most homeowners, a new air conditioner is a pretty major expense. As is the case with any other investment that you’d make, you want to be sure that your air conditioner will give you the most return possible on your initial investment. That is why, in addition to the different types of systems available, you must also consider the SEER of the models that you are interested in. This rating provides you with valuable information regarding the energy efficiency offered by your new air conditioning system in Arlington. Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. to learn more about high-efficiency air conditioning systems available for installation in your home. Continue Reading

What Are DCSEU Rebates?

September 7th, 2015

Everybody wants to live comfortably within their own homes, regardless of what the temperature outdoors may be. This is a goal well within reach, of course, as modern HVAC systems are readily available and are more than capable of helping homeowners to heat and cool their homes successfully for uninterrupted, year round comfort. For some homeowners, though, replacing an old, ineffective, and inefficient system is not really a viable option, as doing so can be rather cost prohibitive. That is why it is with great pleasure that we announce our continued participation in the DCSEU rebate program. To learn more about this program, simply read on and visit DCSEU (DC Sustainable Energy Utility) here. Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. directly to schedule service.  Continue Reading

Are You Using the Right Air Cleaner in Your Home?

August 31st, 2015

Maintaining great indoor air quality in your home should be a top priority. Unfortunately, it is one that is overlooked in too many homes. While it is important that you are able to maintain comfortable temperatures within yoru home throughout the year, you really cannot afford to ignore the quality of the air that fills your home. That is why many homeowners wisely choose to utilize an air cleaner in Washington, DC. However, you must know for certain that you are using the right air cleaner for your needs if you are to boost the quality of the air in your home successfully. Work with us to guarantee that this is the case. When you are ready to schedule any air cleaner services, make Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. the company you call. Continue Reading

Is This the Year for an AC Replacement?

August 24th, 2015

Much as we’d like to tell you otherwise, there will come a time when your air conditioner will either break down completely, or just not be worth repairing any longer. When that time comes, remember to schedule your air conditioning replacement in Washington, DC with us. Of course, before you can do so, you must first learn to recognize that the time has come for an AC replacement. A complete failure is a pretty obvious sign, naturally, but you ideally will not wait until your system fails entirely before replacing it. Keep the tips below in mind, and contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. if you suspect that the time for a replacement air conditioner has arrived. Continue Reading

Why Schedule Necessary Air Conditioning Repairs Right Now?

August 17th, 2015

You may be thinking that your air conditioner, though struggling a bit, is fine to get you through to the end of the summer season. Maybe you are thinking that you can get away with delaying any necessary air conditioning repairs in Washington, DC until next summer. We are here to advise you against this type of attitude. Simply put, you cannot afford to let your air conditioner limp its way along throughout the rest of the current cooling season. No matter how minor you may believe a problem with your home cooling system to be, it is in your best interest, and in that of the system itself, to have necessary repairs completed ASAP. To do so, just call upon the AC repair professionals here at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Continue Reading

Why Add Humidity to the Air in My Home?

August 10th, 2015

Heating your home effectively throughout the winter season and cooling it reliably during the summer are important goals to have. Comfortable temperatures alone, though, are not enough to ensure that you are able to live in the comprehensive comfort that we know you deserve. You must also surround yourself with air of the highest quality throughout your home. To do so, you may need to work with an indoor air quality specialist. There are a lot of ways in which your indoor air quality may suffer, and only a trained professional can ensure that you are able to turn things around effectively. Very dry air is a common problem, which is why whole-house humidifiers in Washington, DC are so popular. If you think that the air in your home is too dry, contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. to learn what you can do about it. Continue Reading

Should I Be Changing My Air Filter Regularly?

August 3rd, 2015

During routine air conditioning maintenance in Washington, DC, your maintenance technician will clean or replace your air filter. This is not the only time during the year that this should be happening, though. Your air filter should likely be changed once every three months, depending upon make and model,  as well as conditions within your own home. You don’t necessarily have to change it on your own, but somebody really does need to do it. Many homeowners are surprised to learn that the consequences of failing to change their air filters can be quite tangible and, in some instances, serious. Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. to  learn more. Continue Reading