Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Blog: Archive for October, 2015

Why Use a Boiler to Heat My Home?

Monday, 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.

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When You Need Ductwork, You Need to Call Us

Monday, 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. 

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Is a Rooftop Unit Right for Your Commercial Property?

Monday, 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.

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Problems That a Dirty Air Filter Can Cause

Monday, 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. 

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