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

Is Your Heater Ready for Winter 2016?

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Despite the relatively balmy December that we’ve had thus far here in the greater Capitol Hill area, it’s imperative that you make certain your heating system is ready for winter. No matter what type of heater you have–heat pump, high efficiency ductless mini split, furnace, gas boiler–it needs to be thoroughly maintained on a routine basis. In this respect, it’s not much different than your car, and considering how much you spend on heating bills during the cold season, maintenance is definitely worth the small price tag. Here’s how to tell whether your winter-ready.

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Why Use an Electronic Air Cleaner in My Home?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Many homeowners mistakenly think that the air filter in their HVAC system is enough to protect them from the problems that can develop due to excessive airborne pollutants in the home. In actuality, though, this air filter tends to be of a low MERV, which stands for minimum efficiency reporting value, and denotes the efficiency with which the filter cleans the air. This is because the job of this filter is really to protect your HVAC system itself, not the quality of the air throughout your home. You may opt for a more efficient air filtration system, presuming that it is of the right fit for your HVAC equipment. You may also choose to use an electronic air purifier in Washington, DC, though. If you do, schedule service with Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

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What to Consider Prior to a Boiler Installation

Monday, December 14th, 2015

The boiler is a tried and true system when it comes to residential heating. It is certainly not a fluke that the boiler remains among the most popular of all home heating systems. If you are thinking about replacing a heating system before the worst of the winter weather arrives, or if you need a heater installed in a brand new home, a boiler is a very good option to consider. Of course, there is a lot to think about prior to getting your boiler installation in Washington, D.C. underway. Keep the following tips in mind, and feel free to contact the pros at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. with any questions that you may have.

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3 Terrific Benefits of Routine Heating Maintenance

Monday, December 7th, 2015

When you heat your home, you should be able to do so without fear of your heater giving out on you, or of being shocked by the expense of heating your sufficiently. If you want to ensure that you are getting the very best performance that any heater has to offer, your primary concern should be to schedule professional heating maintenance in Alexandria, VA. There is no way in which to overstate just how vital it is that your heater is not only professionally installed, but that it is also routinely serviced by a qualified maintenance technician. When you work with our staff, you need have no worries about the quality of the technician that you’ll deal with. Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. is the company to call when you want exceptional HVAC services.

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