Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2016

It’s Not Too Late to Schedule Professional Boiler Maintenance

Monday, January 25th, 2016

The anticipatory chill of early winter is well behind us now, and we are firmly in the grasp of the coldest time of the year. Because of this, you are likely running your home heating system with real regularity at this point. If you fell a bit behind this year, failing to schedule professional boiler maintenance in Arlington, we encourage you to do so today. You may be tempted to just ride out the rest of the winter, and to have your system maintained when it ends, but we advise against it. Your boiler has plenty of hard work ahead of it, and that means it may suffer operational problems, or even damages, if it is not in great working order.

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How Hard Water Affects a Boiler

Monday, January 18th, 2016

If you use a boiler to heat your home throughout the most bitterly cold time of the year, then you don’t need us to tell you just how successful an endeavor this can be. Boilers are not as popular as they are, after all this time, by chance. They are efficient, effective, and highly durable home heating systems. However, this does not mean that you can expect your boiler to be completely problem free. A boiler is a mechanical system, and all mechanical systems are subject to operational problems from time to time. One issue that can negatively impact your boiler in Washington, D.C. is hard water. 

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Is My Furnace in Need of Repair?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Furnaces are reliable heating system, but there is really no such thing as a 10o% reliable heater, furnace or otherwise. At some point, you are going to find that your furnace is incapable of operating in peak condition. You may even encounter a complete breakdown of the system. Whatever the issue, it is always best to schedule professional furnace repairs in Georgetown as soon as possible. This can help to minimize the risk of serious damages to your system.

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Have You Considered the Use of UV Germicidal Lights?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

As important as it is to both heat and cool your home effectively and reliably, you must also remember that the quality of the air itself can have a serious impact on your overall comfort level. There is no guarantee, unfortunately, that this will be a positive impact. If the air  in your home is of subpar quality, then you will likely find before long that your comfort, and potentially your health, is suffering.The good news is that there is certainly a system or method that can help you to improve  your indoor air quality. There is no one solution, though, that is going to work in every situation. If you are concerned about biological pollutants in particular, then you may want to use UV germicidal lights in Washington, D.C.

Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. for more details. 

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