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

UV Germicidal Lights Help Prevent Illness

Monday, September 26th, 2016

With winter on its way, many people are probably double checking to ensure that they have some sick days left in case of illness. It’s that time of the year. With that in mind many homeowners are on the lookout for ways in which to keep their living environments as healthy as possible.

One way in which to do so is to use UV germicidal lights in Alexandria. UV germicidal lights help to protect indoor air quality, and that can help to protect your health. These systems are basic in design and operation, but it is vital that you schedule your UV light installation and services with trained professionals. Give us a call to have the job done right.

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Ductless Mini Splits Allow for Zoned Heating and Cooling

Monday, September 19th, 2016

There is absolutely nothing wrong with using ductwork to distribute conditioned air through your home. One drawback, though, is that a central air conditioner or a furnace will generally demand that you heat or cool your entire home to one temperature. With the installation of a zone control system you can resolve the issue, but many homeowners don’t want to sink any more money into their existing systems. 

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When Should I Replace My Ductwork?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

There are a number of different problems that you may encounter with your ductwork. In fact, leaking ductwork is one of the most common causes of inefficiency in homes throughout the country. In many cases, professional duct sealing can resolve the issue at hand. In others, though, sealing and repair is just not the best course of action. It may not even be possible. In such instances, you can count on our technicians to complete your duct replacement in Washington, D.C. with the quality service that the job demands. 

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Have You Considered an Oil to Gas Conversion?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

We definitely have plenty of hot weather ahead of us over the course of the next month or so, but that doesn’t mean that you can afford to overlook the condition of your home’s heating system. Even if the heat of summer lingers a while longer, the cooler weather is just off in the distance. And even though hot daytime temperatures may persist, cooler nighttime weather is rapidly approaching.

You may not be ready to think about switching on your heater just yet, but you should give some thought to how you fuel it. Particularly, you may want to think about an oil to gas conversion. We can complete that service for you to improve your heating in Georgetown.

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Why Is Carbon Monoxide So Dangerous?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

There is a lot to be said about being able to live comfortably and conveniently in your own home. However, it is even more important that you are able to live safely. If you do not have a carbon monoxide detector in your home, there is no way in which you can hope to do so.

Carbon monoxide is a very dangerous gas, but a good carbon monoxide detector, professionally installed and serviced, is all that you need to protect yourself and your family. Read on to learn more about carbon monoxide, and give us a call with any questions that you may have.

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