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Do You Know What to Do With Your AC in the Winter?

October 7th, 2019

Autumn has officially arrived, and before you know it, we’ll be drinking pumpkin-flavored coffee, decorating for our favorite spooky holiday, and deciding who’s going to host Thanksgiving this year! But, before we can even think about all that, we must first figure out what we are going to do with our air conditioners.

Now that it’s getting cooler out, odds are, you aren’t going to need your air conditioner very much anymore. So, what do you do with it? Well, keep reading below and we’ll tell you! So, what are you waiting for?

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It’s Time to Get Your Heater Fired Up for Fall!

September 23rd, 2019

It’s officially Autumn! It’s time for warm, woolen sweaters, cozy blankets, apple picking, and of course, the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte! But, do you know what else Fall is the perfect time for? Yes, that’s right: heating maintenance!

Okay, maybe you are not quite as excited about scheduling your maintenance services as we are, but trust us, you definitely don’t want to miss out. In fact, there are a number of reasons why maintenance is important, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading below to find out more! (Oh yeah, and of course, remember to schedule your HVAC service in Alexandria, VA with us!)

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Beware These Late Season AC Repairs!

September 9th, 2019

AC-outdoor-unitUnfortunately, the end of summer is nearing, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have plenty of things to look forward to! We’ve got apples for picking, pumpkins for carving, and plenty of leaves to jump in!

Yes, fall is definitely coming, but that does not mean you can quit on your air conditioner just yet. You see, there are a number of late-season repairs that we think you should be aware of (because trust us, you definitely don’t want to wait until next spring to deal with them!) So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading below to find out more!

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Don’t Wait to Fix Your AC!

August 26th, 2019

Here’s the thing: some things just can’t wait, and air conditioner repairs are just one of those things! Try to imagine what it would be like to survive a sweltering summer without your AC…it’d be pretty hard, huh?

Of course, though, things do happen, and eventually, you might find yourself dealing with a broken AC. Trust us, the last thing you want to do is wait to schedule your repairs. And in case you are not yet convinced, keep reading below. We’ve listed just some of the reasons why your air conditioning repair in Ashburn, VA can’t wait.

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Don’t Forget About Your Air Filter!

August 12th, 2019

Summer isn’t going anywhere anytime soon… c’ mon, you’ve still got PLENTY of ice cream to eat, barbeques to go to, and pools to jump in to. Oh, and of course, you’ve got an air filter that needs to be changed!

Yes, that’s right, if you have not changed out your air filter yet this summer, now is the time to do so! In fact, it’s important that you change your air filter every 1-3 months during the summer season. Don’t believe us? Well, keep reading below and find out why changing out your air filter every once and a while is a VERY GOOD thing!

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Give Your AC a Boost with These Cool Tips!

July 29th, 2019

condenserIt’s the middle of summer and temperatures are soaring. Of course, the last thing you want to do is have a sweaty, sticky summer, so what do you do? Do you sit in a bucket of ice, stick your head in the freezer, or run your air conditioner at full blast? Our guess is that you’ll probably pick the last one.

But here’s the thing: running your AC at full bast can dramatically reduce efficiency, leading to an increased need for repairs and higher energy costs. We know you don’t want this, but we also know just how important it is for you to keep cool and comfortable during the summer. So, what do you do? Well, keep reading below to find out!

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It’s Time You Get Your Ducks, Erm Ducts, In a Row

July 15th, 2019

No, we are not talking about the ducks that go “quack quack”… today we are talking about ducts! The ducts that blow cool, conditioned air all over your home!

How often do you actually think about your ducts? Our guess is that it is probably not often—you probably find yourself thinking about ducks more! But, we don’t blame you—your ducts are pretty much hidden from sight, traveling through the spaces between your walls and attic, so of course, it is only natural that you’d forget about them.

But here’s the thing: it could do you well to think about your ductwork every once in a while. Why? Because any issues with your ductwork directly affect your air conditioner. One issue, in particular, is dirty ducts, which is why you should consider scheduling duct cleaning services.

Keep reading below to find out more!

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Can an Air Cleaner Help You Eliminate Allergies This Season?

July 1st, 2019

Summer has officially arrived, but that doesn’t mean that all those springtime allergens are going to just disappear! Bees are still buzzing and flowers are still blooming, meaning that you’ll still be sneezing and wheezing if you’re one of those people unfortunate enough to have been dealt seasonal allergies. So, what can you do about it?

Fortunately, there are indoor air quality systems designed to eliminate allergens and other contaminants from your indoor air, and air cleaners are one of these systems! So below, we have listed just some of the reasons why you should consider installing one of these systems in your home. Keep reading to find out more! 

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When it Comes to Your AC, Does Size Really Matter?

June 17th, 2019

condenserNow that summer is almost here, you want to be sure that your air conditioner is fully equipped to handle the heat. Of course, for some of you, that might mean having to invest in a new system. And if this is the case, you want to make sure that your new air conditioner is the perfect fit for your home!

We understand that it might be your first instinct to buy the biggest, most powerful air conditioner, especially if you’ve spent previous summers sweating your behind off. But we are here to tell you that this isn’t such a great idea. You see, when it comes to your air conditioner, size really does matter, and below, we are going to explain why. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more.

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Thank You for Your Participation!

June 6th, 2019

food-driveIf you know anything about Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc., aside from how great our HVAC services are, then it is probably that we are heavily involved in our community. We consider it an honor and a privilege to give back to our neighbors, which is why we always jump at the opportunity to participate in the Loudoun Hunger Relief Events.

With your help and the help of others in our community, we enjoyed an amazing turnout that resulted in the collection of over 500 lbs of food donations. That’s over 200 lbs more than last year! We’ve been very busy since the event occurred earlier this spring, but we wanted to take a moment and share our sincere gratitude with you. We’ll see you at the next one!

Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. for your HVAC service needs.

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