Oasis Heating, A/C & Refrigeration Blog : Archive for January, 2016

When Is a Good Time to Arrange for Water Heater Replacement?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

A water heater that receives professional installation and regular maintenance each year should last for a good long stretch. However, there’s no way for any water heater to perform its job forever. You’ll eventually need to replace it if you live in the same home for long enough. Call our technicians when you believe that your old water heater is ready for retirement and a new system put in its place.

When should you arrange for water heater replacement? Below are some guidelines:

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Heating Maintenance: Better Late Than Never!

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Winter has arrived in Northern Virginia, and the heating systems in homes are already working away at performing their vital function keeping families warm until spring. We hope that you arranged during the fall for a maintenance visit from one of our technicians to prepare your heater (whatever type it is) for the rigors of this season.

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The Best Thermostat Settings for the Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

A few weeks ago, we wrote a post about why it’s a good idea to upgrade to a programmable thermostat. This week, we’re going to look at how to put that programmable thermostat to best use. The finest technology in the world can still result in energy waste if it isn’t handled correctly. Here’s the way to handle your programmable thermostat during the winter so that your family members receive the comfort they needs without creating needless energy drain.

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Protecting Your Indoor Air Quality in Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Virginia winters aren’t as bad as in some of other parts of the country, but you’ll still need a heater running during a good portion of the season to stay warm. But cold isn’t the only issue you’ll run into during the season: indoor air quality often declines during the winter. Spring isn’t the only period when allergy and asthma from air pollutants pose a problem.

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