Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Symptoms You Should Know

If your home does not contain a carbon monoxide detector, we highly recommend that you install one. Each year and average of 170 people in the U.S. die from carbon monoxide poisoning from non-automotive products. The biggest culprits are malfunctioning fuel-burning appliances like furnaces, ranges, water heaters, room heaters, portable generators, and fireplaces. Because carbon monoxide (CO) is colorless and …

Heat Pump or Air Conditioner-Which Is Right for You?

What exactly is a heat pump and how is it different from an air conditioner? The main difference is that a heat pump can cool a home just like an air conditioner, but it can also function as a furnace to heat the home. Heat pumps and air conditioners function in a very similar way. An air conditioner transfers heat …

The Cure for Winter Dry Skin, Chapped Lips & Static Shock

Does anyone in your home suffer from dry, itchy skin in the winter? What about chapped lips or even nose bleeds? The problem is the air in your home. It’s too dry. While our furnaces keep us comfortably warm all winter, warmer temperatures chase away moisture. We close all of our windows and doors to stay cozy, but we also keep out any moisture from outside …

Last Chance for $500 Tax Credit – Ends Dec. 31st.

If you need a new furnace, don’t put it off until January. It could cost you $150 if you do. That’s because the federal tax credit ends Dec. 31st. If you buy a qualifying furnace in 2011, you get to claim $150 in tax credits. The tax credit covers other technologies as well, including water heaters, air conditioners, heat pumps, …

How Preventative Maintenance Agreements Save You Money

There are a lot of advantages to having a preventative maintenance agreement. Becoming a member of our G-Force Club will help your furnace and air conditioner run more efficiently, saving you money. It will give you discounts on repairs and products, saving you money. And it will even give you priority service. Not to mention when your furnace and air …

What’s in the Air You Breathe Indoors?

At Getzschman Heating, our job is to make you as comfortable as possible in your home. That not only means temperature wise, but air quality as well. Do you often have itchy watery eyes? Headaches? Feel stuffed up? Breathless? Tired? Depressed? Did you know that all of these can be symptoms of bad indoor air? Dust, pollen and mold can …

Furnace Tune-Ups – Are They Worth It?

Why get your furnace tuned up? It’s a legitimate question. Many homeowners ask themselves, “Is it worth it?” Well, there are actually three major advantages to getting your furnace tuned-up. First of all it saves money. Yes, there is a cost involved. Our price is $89. But having an annual tune-up will help your furnace run more efficiently. When parts …

Why Geothermal?

Geothermal systems create a significant reduction in the heating and cooling costs as compared to the conventional heating and cooling systems most people have in their homes today. For every unit of electricity the system uses to operate, it provides 3 to 4 units of heating and cooling energy. A Geothermal system also provides: Environmental Responsibility. Geothermal Systems reduce the …