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

3 Reasons to Choose a Commercial Rooftop Unit

Monday, May 30th, 2016

There are plenty of responsibilities on any commercial property owner’s plate. If you are serious about succeeding in your business endeavors, however, you must remember that it is not all about finances and scaling upward. You must also be sure to keep your potential and existing customers, tenants, and/or employees comfortable and happy. To do so, you need a great commercial HVAC system installed. If you are ready to have a system installed in a new property, or if the time has come to replace an existing commercial HVAC system, we strongly recommend that you consider the use of a rooftop unit.

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Maintain a Healthful Environment with a UV Air Purifier

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Homeowners this time of the year are starting to think more and more about the way in which they’ll cool their homes during the summer season. If you have an air conditioner in place already, and you have already had it tuned up for the season, then you may think that you are ready to live comfortably throughout the hottest time of the year without issue. We hope that you are right, of course, but this is often simply not the case. You must enjoy great indoor air quality in your home, as well as reliable temperature maintenance, if you are to live in the comfort that you deserve. Doing so may require the use of specialized equipment, such as UV germicidal lights.

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3 Warning Signs that It’s Time for AC Repairs

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Nobody wants to entertain the notion that their air conditioning system is in serious trouble. If you ignore any warning signs that your system is struggling, you are only doing yourself a major disservice.

The longer that you wait to have any air conditioning issues resolved by a trained professional, regardless of how “minor” you may believe the issue, the greater the likelihood of your system suffering real and costly damages. Read on to learn what a few of these warning signs look like, and then remember to call us for outstanding AC repairs.

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Keep a Fresh Air Filter in Your AC this Summer

Monday, May 16th, 2016

When you live in an area that gets as hot as ours does during the summer season, you really need to know that your air conditioning system is in prime working condition. Scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance will help ensure this. However, there is one very important maintenance task that you must complete on your own: changing your air filter as needed. It may sound like a minor consideration, but it can do wonders for your air conditioner.

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There Is Ice on My Air Conditioner—Is This a Problem?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Your air conditioner is not a freezer. While it obviously serves the function of cooling your home during the summer season, your air conditioner is never going to be running cold enough to freeze anything. Any development and accumulation of ice on the system is a sign of trouble, not a sign of an overzealous cooling performance. If you notice that there is ice on your air conditioning system, contact us to schedule air conditioning repairs in Washington, D.C. immediately. This is a red flag that there may be something seriously wrong with your home cooling system.

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Should I Use a Humidifier When Cooling My Home?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

During the hottest time of the year, you rely upon your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable. However, you must remember that the overall quality of the air in your home is really just as important to your comfort as the temperature of the air in your home is. That is why you may want to team your air conditioner up with a whole-house humidifier in Washington, D.C. Even if the air outside is hot and humid, after all, you may find that the air within your home is too dry. This can prove to be detrimental for a few different reasons, so contact us if you suspect the need for more humidification. 

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