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

A Good Question: “Should I Install a Humidifier?”

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

The summers in Virginia can grow extremely humid, and everyone knows the unpleasant experience of a hot and muggy day. The installation of a whole-house dehumidifier is a good way to balance humidity inside a home and eliminate the extreme discomfort of high humidity.

But what about installing a humidifier? Are there times when raising the humidity inside your home is a good idea? The answer is Yes, as we’ll explain below.

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Some Other Benefits of Fall Heating Maintenance

Monday, November 16th, 2015

On this blog we’ve written before about why it is important to arrange for a maintenance visit for your home’s heating system before winter arrives. An annual inspection and tune-up for your furnace, heat pump, or radiant heater is the best way to protect your household from losing warmth during one of the coldest days of the year. Regular maintenance will also reduce repair costs and ensure that the heater works at it maximum energy efficiency so that you save money.

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How Do UV Air Purifiers Work?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

There are many types of pollutants that get inside a home’s HVAC system and start circulating through the living spaces, lowering the quality of the air you and your family breathe. You can use filtration systems and electronic air purifiers to eliminate most of these pollutants, which include dust, dander, pollen, chemicals, dust mites, and odors.

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5 Tips for Gas Furnace Safety in the Winter

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

The gas furnace is the most common type of heating system found in homes. This shouldn’t be a surprise: a gas furnace can deliver high levels of heating and is energy-efficient. But some homeowners feel concerned that gas furnaces are safety hazards. This reputation isn’t accurate, but if you have a natural gas furnace keeping your home warm every winter, you still must take some safety precautions. Below we’ve listed 5 tips to keep your family safe this winter while you use your gas furnace.

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