Oasis Heating, A/C & Refrigeration Blog : Archive for August, 2015

What Causes Leaks in My Water Heater?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

If a water heater receives regular maintenance as well as repairs whenever they are required, it should serve a home for many years with a steady and sufficient supply of hot water. But eventually a water heater will run into problems, and one of the more common is water leaking from the tank or other connection points. The moment you see water pooling around the base of your water heater, call for a technician. The system will either need to be repaired, or in some cases, replaced entirely.

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Are Maintenance Contracts Worth the Money?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

One of the questions we hear frequently from customers is if a maintenance contract for their HVAC system is actually worth the expenditure. The simple answer is, “absolutely!” But of course, there’s more to explain. We’ll tell you exactly how a maintenance contract will end up saving your money.

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As Summer Winds Down, Watch for These Potential Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We hope that you’re enjoying the waning days of summer here in Northern Virginia. We also hope that you haven’t experienced any serious troubles with your home’s air conditioning system that might have interrupted the cool indoors you expect during this time of the year.

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Pollutants That Professionally Installed Air Filters Will Remove

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Since indoor air quality is a major concern today in the country (the EPA estimates that the air inside a home is often 3 to 4 times worse than that outside) people are looking for an effective way to remove the many contaminants that may be floating around their air. There are many solutions to poor indoor air quality, but the most common is the installation of media air filters, which trap particles as they try to move through them. These filters use no electrical power, and if properly matched to the HVAC system by professionals they will not reduce air flow or place strain on the air conditioner or heater.

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Why Am I Not Receiving Enough Hot Water for My Home?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

You depend on a supply of hot water in your home every day for numerous tasks. It’s hard to take a shower each morning without hot water, and getting cooking and cleaning done is tough and sometimes impossible when there’s insufficient hot water coming from the water heater. If you notice that your home is running out of hot water sooner than it used to, call on water heater technicians to find out what is wrong and offer you options to remedy it.

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