Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

3 Great Reasons to Join the Polar Plus Program

Monday, April 4th, 2022

Investing in air conditioning is one of the smartest choices you can make for your home and comfort. But, it can also be expensive. That’s why we created the Polar Plus Program! Our program is designed to help those who need AC maintenance in Washington, DC, without the hassle of large unexpected repair bills. 

This article discusses three reasons you should consider joining the Polar Plus Program.

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Upgrade Your AC System Today

Monday, March 21st, 2022

The Washington metro area has some of the hottest summers in the country and Washingtonians know all too well how much it costs to keep cool during these scorching months. With air conditioning units that are up to 20% more efficient than older models, Washingtonians can enjoy lower cooling bills year-round while helping reduce energy use and our reliance on fossil fuels. 

But you shouldn’t wait for summertime heat waves before upgrading their system – now’s the time! Need another reason to upgrade? You can save money by doing it. 

Washington, D.C. offers a number of tax credits and rebates for energy-efficient appliances, including air conditioners. These incentives make it more affordable than ever to ditch your old, inefficient unit in favor of a high-efficiency model.

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3 Reasons to Contact a Professional HVAC Service Provider

Monday, March 7th, 2022

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems are almost necessary for the workplace and at home. They help ensure proper circulation of clean air, provide just the right temperatures for individuals to stay comfortable, and can equally ensure you get that hot bath when you need to relax. 

However, even the most carefully designed and installed HVAC systems can break down at certain points. This presents an opportunity to try out their creative skills for some people. They try fixing the problems by themselves. 

While that may seem like a good idea, the truth is that it almost always ends up in disaster. Trying to fix an HVAC system problem by yourself can lead to further damage. The worst part is that you cannot raise a warranty claim if you are responsible for damaging your system. 

That is why it is always a good idea to call in the help of a professional HVAC service provider.

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Now Is the Time to Switch to a Gas Boiler

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Boilers are some of the oldest and most reliable heating systems in the world. The ancient Romans used to use boiling water to heat their homes via steam and lead pipes, so there’s a very good precedent for having a boiler heat your home. In a hundred years, we’ll probably still have powerful boiler systems because they’re just that effective.

However, the type of boiler you have in your home is going to change things quite a bit. Oil boilers, for instance, are going out of style and many HVAC professionals are refusing to install them. Meanwhile, gas boilers are becoming increasingly popular and our team provides all the necessary installation services you might need.

Today, we’re going to talk about oil to as boiler conversions. We’ll discuss why it’s a popular option, and how to contact our team for any boiler services in Washington, DC that you might need.

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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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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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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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Is It Too Late for AC Maintenance? Absolutely Not!

Monday, September 7th, 2020

AC maintenance is just one of those things that’s really easy to forget about. Like a bill every now and then or your car’s oil change, we forget things all the time. We’re not here to shame you for that. Far from it! We’re here to say that we understand that mentality. It’s hard to remember everything without constantly being worried or stressed out.

Luckily, AC maintenance in Washington, DC doesn’t have to be at a specific point of the year. While sure, it’s better during the springtime, there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t get it during the fall if you forgot about it then.

Have you been reeling because you forgot to schedule AC maintenance this year? No problem! Keep reading to find out why it’s so important that you call us and schedule it now more than ever.

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