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

Why Is My Furnace So Noisy?

Monday, January 13th, 2020

man-yellingHere’s the thing: your furnace is not inherently noisy—in fact, the only sound you should ever really hear coming from your system is the sound of air gently whooshing through the vents. So, of course, any strange noises are definitely a cause for concern.

Fortunately, our team is quite familiar with all the strange sounds that a furnace in distress makes, and below, we have outlined some of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to schedule your furnace repair in Washington, DC with us!)

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Heat Pump Troubles? Read This!

Monday, December 30th, 2019

chilly-manWith temperatures dropping lower and lower, it’s no wonder you’re worried about your broken heat pump! Just how the heck are you supposed to keep yourself warm and cozy with a heat pump that isn’t heating?!

Fortunately, if your heat pump isn’t working as it should, you’ve come to the right place. See, there are a number of reasons why you might not be getting enough warm air from your heat pump, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (Oh! And of course, remember to schedule your heating repair in Alexandria, VA with our team!)

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Treat Yourself to a Ductless System This Holiday Season!

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

The Holidays are fast approaching, and we are willing to bet that you’ve already started shopping for awesome gifts for your friends and family. And while we truly admire your selflessness, we want you to stop and think about you for a second!

See, we think that you should treat yourself with a ductless system this holiday season. Ductless systems offer a number of unique benefits, and below, we have listed just some of many for you! All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and as always, remember to call our team when you need heating services in Leesburg, VA.)

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Say Goodbye to Your Old, Outdated Furnace!

Monday, November 18th, 2019

chilly-manIf you haven’t done so already, take this as your sign! That’s right: now is the perfect time to replace your old, outdated furnace with a brand-new, efficient system!

Of course, we understand that replacing your furnace may seem like quite a hassle, but trust us, it’ll be totally worth it in the long run.

There are a number of signs that suggest it’s time to replace your furnace, and below, we have listed a number of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to schedule call us for all things heating in Ashburn, VA!)

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Consider a Heat Pump This Winter (They’re Pretty Awesome!)

Monday, November 4th, 2019

There are so many great heating systems on the market today, and of course, we would stick out our neck for any one of them! However, there is truly nothing that compares to the heat pump! Why? Because they’re highly efficient, effective, and have the ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (sounds like magic, right?)

Okay, perhaps we sound a bit overenthusiastic, but still, there are plenty of reasons to consider installing a heat pump in your home, and below, have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call us for all things heat pumps in Alexandria, VA.)

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Furnace Troubles Got You Down?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

We know just how much of a bummer it can be to turn on your furnace expecting a whole lot of heat and get absolutely nothing! Fortunately, though, you’ve still got plenty of time to get your system back up and running (you know, before winter truly begins).

Of course, knowing when to schedule your repairs is the first step in getting the help you need, so below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs of a furnace in trouble. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to schedule your furnace repair in Aldie, VA with our team!

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It’s Time to Get Your Heater Fired Up for Fall!

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

It’s officially Autumn! It’s time for warm, woolen sweaters, cozy blankets, apple picking, and of course, the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte! But, do you know what else Fall is the perfect time for? Yes, that’s right: heating maintenance!

Okay, maybe you are not quite as excited about scheduling your maintenance services as we are, but trust us, you definitely don’t want to miss out. In fact, there are a number of reasons why maintenance is important, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading below to find out more! (Oh yeah, and of course, remember to schedule your HVAC service in Alexandria, VA with us!)

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The 3 Most Common Types of Furnace Problems

Monday, March 11th, 2019

technician-inspecting-furnaceRegardless of whether the winter season just began or if you’re at the tail end of it, you should always keep an eye (and ear) out for furnace performance issues. But don’t worry—we’re not asking you to give your furnace an inspection every night. The most common furnace repair issues are pretty hard to ignore. If your furnace is suddenly doing a bad job or acting strangely, we urge you not to ignore it.

That all being said, here are some of the things you should pay extra close attention to:

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You Don’t Need Magic to Boost Your Heating Efficiency

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Although we’d like to consider ourselves heating wizards, the truth of the matter is that anyone can boost their heating efficiency with just a few simple tricks. Of course, we may be breaking “Magician’s Code,” so you’ll have to keep this blog post a secret. We are going to share with you the tricks we have long hidden up our sleeves to reveal a number of ways in which you can improve your heating efficiency and keep monthly spending costs to a minimum.

Below, we have listed just some of the many ways you can improve your heating efficiency. Keep reading to learn more! 

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Here’s Why You Should Go Ductless This Winter

Monday, February 11th, 2019

If you are in the market for a new heater this winter, then consider going ductless! A ductless system serves as a singular alternative to the traditional heater and air conditioner combination. For many homeowners, ductless systems are becoming a preferred option, as these systems are recognized for their ability to provide year-round comfort efficiently and effectively.

Of course, we understand that choosing the right HVAC systems for your home is no small task, which is why we always advise speaking to a professional before making any final decisions. Not all homes are candidates for ductless systems, so it is important to be aware of your circumstances before you purchase your new system. In addition, improper installation can lead to an increased need for heating repair in Alexandria, VA. In this week’s blog, we will be outlining some of the many benefits that a ductless system has to offer. Keep reading below to learn more! 

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