Best Practices to Minimize Wear and Tear on HVAC Systems

September 16, 2020

The HVAC is a substantial investment in your home that helps improve the air quality. As a homeowner, you would wish that your system works efficiently with no breakdowns over the cooling or heating seasons. However, its quality may begin to decrease as it ages. With the right preventive measures in place, you can minimize constant tear or wear, which may translate into expensive repairs. Besides, you can boost your unit’s longevity to help enjoy optimal comfort year in year out. Below is a list of some best practices to keep your system running for longer

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Suffering from High Cooling Bills? Here’s Why

September 6, 2020

Summertime in Las Vegas, NV, is always hot, so you expect your electricity bills to be high. However, you might not expect your electricity use to keep creeping upward, causing bigger bills every month. If you haven’t adjusted your thermostat down or made any other obvious changes, you might be wondering what’s causing these high cooling bills in your Las Vegas home. Read on to learn about 10 possible reasons why your cooling bills are so high and what you can do about each of them. 1. Dirty Air Filter Dirty air filters are a top

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How To Prevent Cold Spots in Your Home

August 8, 2020

Have you ever walked by a spot in your home and felt an intense chill? Having an area in your home that is consistently chilly is never a good sign. It means that something in your heating or cooling system is not working correctly. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do to banish cold spots. 1. Avoid Blocking Vents One of the quickest things you can do to address cold spots is to locate all your vents and be sure nothing is blocking them. A blocked vent can lead to problems like all

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Benefits of AC Surge Protectors

August 2, 2020

Individuals who own lots of home entertainment hardware are generally aware that their electronic devices should be plugged into a surge protector. Surges in Las Vegas, NV, can occur if there’s a thunderstorm or the power suddenly goes out and comes back on again. At Polar Air & Heating, Inc., we are well-versed in protecting AC units against surges. The following is some surge protection information to consider for your home’s AC unit. What Is a Surge? A power surge can occur during a brownout and during a power outage. The flow of electricity will be interrupted before it starts

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What Causes an Air Conditioner to Freeze Up?

July 20, 2020

With an air conditioner, you would think that “freezing” is a good thing. However, that is not always the case. Your air conditioner needs the right temperature, airflow, and pressure to work correctly. When the cooling system is out of balance, your refrigerant produces cold air that will seize and freeze itself. When this happens, your system could experience catastrophic damage. A frozen air conditioner will blow out warm to cool air. In some cases, you might not have any air coming out of the vents. You’ll want to avoid this scenario at all costs. Here

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How To Keep The Air In Your Home Allergen-Free

July 10, 2020

There are pollutants, dust particles, VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and other allergens floating around in the air you breathe both indoors and outdoors. While you’re outside, your exposure to them is inevitable. For those who experience seasonal allergies or are prone to respiratory issues, the symptoms may feel as though they are inescapable. Although, particulate matter seems to be less of a trigger in open spaces. When you enter and remain in an enclosed space like your home, you are encouraged to be mindful. This is when allergens and particulates can become hazardous to your health.

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