Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Leaking, Freezing, Screeching… What Gives?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

We can’t deny that boilers are some of the most durable and incredible heating systems on the market. They last longer than forced-air systems, they arguably produce better warmth, and they’re overall easy to maintain. However, this doesn’t run true for every boiler.

Boilers have their own unique problems. From freezing sections to producing leaks, and eventually problems that give off awful noises like screeching, a boiler can be very clear when it needs help. Luckily, you don’t need to search very far!

Our team provides sensible, affordable, and fast boiler repair in Alexandria, VA. We target the root of your problem, whether it’s just a leak or it’s corrosion on the interior of your boiler system. We’ll fix it and make sure that your heating system is set up for long-term success. While you wait for our help, let’s talk about some of the unique problems that boilers face.

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3 Benefits of an Electric Furnace

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Electric furnaces are an interesting topic to talk about. It’s not usually the first type of furnace system that homeowners in our area tend to think about, but it’s absolutely one that we recommend for certain homes that really wouldn’t do well with a gas furnace. If your home has an electric furnace, or you’ve been thinking about upgrading your furnace to one that better suits your needs, then this could be the blog post for you.

Our furnace services in Washington, DC include the installation, repairs, maintenance, and replacement of electric furnaces. Before we try to talk about the technology, we really want to hammer home that electric furnaces are a great alternative for homes that might not have access to gas or that have special needs.

Let’s get into some of the unique benefits of an electric furnace system.

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What’s Your Biggest Heating Woe?

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

People who don’t interact with the HVAC world very often think their problems are one of a kind. They think that their heater is exhibiting some kind of abnormal issue that will be extremely difficult to diagnose for a professional. That’s why people are driven to look at online solutions so ofte—they think their unique case requires some serious internet sleuthing in order to find what the real problem is.

Well, we hate to break this to you, but your heater problem is most likely a common one we see. Heater repair in Alexandria, VA might be complicated enough to warrant professional help, but it’s not so complex that you need a peer-reviewed journal to tell you what’s really going on.

Tell us what your biggest heating woe is and we promise we’ll fix it, regardless of how complex you think it is.

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How Often Are You Calling for Furnace Repair?

Monday, February 8th, 2021

We’re never going to tell someone not to call us. We love hearing from our customers, we enjoy helping out our friends and neighbors, and it’s important to have a team you can trust to help when you need it. That being said, there is definitely a time and a place for furnace repairs, and if that time and place is all the time for your home, then something is clearly wrong.

The problem isn’t you or us, it’s your furnace. Sometimes systems that are on their way out, or need more comprehensive furnace repair in Arlington, VA could show multiple signs of failure throughout the year. This isn’t normal, and it’s important to remember that. Only a trained professional who knows about the lifespan and repair needs of a furnace system can provide targeted repairs that work. And unfortunately, it might be time to look into heater replacement services.

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Our Specialized Heating Services in Alexandria

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Here’s a question we have for you—what makes you choose your heating contractor over and over again? Is it the fact that you trust their craftsmanship and expertise? Or perhaps it’s the series of great deals they have going for you? Regardless of what drives you to choose your specific professional to handle your heating work, it should always be something.

Twenty years ago, homeowners were stuck between a rock and a hard place. Scheduling heating repair in Alexandria, VA meant shelling out thousands of dollars for incomplete or subpar service from amateurs who were barely certified. And even then, without online reviews or maintenance plans, there was very little you could do to voice your opinion of the service.

Thankfully, times have changed in Alexandria. Our team as taken the initiative to provide some pretty unique services. Keep reading to find out how we go above and beyond.

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Everything to Know About the Polar Plus Club

Monday, January 11th, 2021

We know, we know, we talk a lot about maintenance on this blog. That’s only because it’s so important! Neglecting to have maintenance done on your heating system spells disaster for your comfort, your home, and your budget going forward. But we’re not here to talk about only the vital parts of maintenance, we’re here to talk about everything. That includes the awesome perks that you could take advantage of when you join our Polar Plus Club.

The truth is that with Washington, DC heating, every contractor is going to offer their own maintenance plan. Maintenance is vital and you’d be hard-pressed to find a contractor who wasn’t trying to convince you to sign up. The big difference between our team and the rest of the DC heating providers, is that we’ve got some seriously unbeatable perks to take advantage of. So buckle up, and let us tell you everything you should know about the Polar Plus Club!

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The Best Team to Choose for Heater Maintenance

Monday, December 28th, 2020

If you’ve been following our blog for the last few weeks, you might notice a trend. We’re taking a big step to be proactive heading into 2021, and with each blog post, we’re deciding to focus on heater maintenance. Welcome to January, heater maintenance month!

As part of heating maintenance month, each couple of weeks we’re going to make a case for our Polar Plus Club heating maintenance plan. We’ll talk about some of the benefits that come from it, some of the perks that our club provides, and why heater maintenance in Washington, DC is so important. No, this is not a luxury service that we only offer VIP customers, it’s a service that we wish every single customer we work with would sign up for. It’s absolutely necessary and will lead to better performance from your heating system.

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The Hidden Benefits of Furnace Maintenance

Monday, December 14th, 2020

You’d be surprised by how many homeowners opt-out of heater maintenance. Whether it’s because they think it’s unnecessary, think it’s a scam, or don’t even know what heater maintenance is, this is a bad move. It’s like opting out of oil changes for your car, or opting out of paying your bills every month. Sure, it’s your decision, but it’s far from the best one.

We’re going to let you in on a little secret. Every team that performs furnace maintenance in Washington, DC has its own maintenance plan. Some are just your average, run-of-the-mill maintenance agreement while others are exceptional. We like to think of our Polar Plus Club as more on the “exceptional” side of that spectrum.

Not convinced? We wouldn’t be either. That’s why we’re going to talk about some of the hidden perks you get from signing up for our maintenance agreement.

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5 Heating Concerns to Be Aware of

Monday, November 30th, 2020

It’s heating season, which means comfortable temperatures for homeowners with reliable heaters, and sleepless nights for those that don’t. Heaters always bring with them a certain amount of concerns that just aren’t there during the cooling season with air conditioners. For example, there are no air conditioners that run on natural gas, so safety isn’t really an issue that ever comes up when working out a problem. For heaters like furnaces, safety always needs to be on your mind.

That being said, HVAC in Arlington, VA doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, we’d argue that with the right professionals and a checklist that can keep you informed, you can sleep more comfortably during the winter than you do during the summer!

Let us go into specifics about some major heating concerns you should be aware of, and call us if you want some prompt solutions.

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Why Choose Us for HVAC Service?

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

While we enjoy talking about our technical expertise in the field of HVAC, we get this question too much to ignore it. If you’ve landed on this page, you’re definitely on the lookout for professional HVAC services—so let’s not beat around the bush. Why would you choose us?

Well, HVAC service in Washington, DC can be a complicated endeavor. There are lots of teams of professionals out there, each with their own selling points and prices, but what makes anyone choose the crew at Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating over others?

Don’t worry, that question wasn’t rhetorical. There are some serious bonuses and perks to choosing our team, that we’ll fill you in on down below. Just keep reading and remember that we’re a local, family-owned company in the area that’s just trying to look out for the HVAC services people need.

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