Training is Key to High-Performance Contracting

In the world of Performance-Based Contracting™, training is the cornerstone to success. Even if you are not following the high-performance path, training is the secret weapon to keep your company ahead of the competition so it can better serve customers. Period. Here at Getzschman, we believe that a company without training is a company destined for failure. Trained employees are …

What to Expect from Your Furnace in Subzero Temperatures

Your furnace works hard all winter long, but when temperatures dip below zero, what can you expect from it? Will it be able to keep your Omaha home warm enough. What’s normal? Should it run almost constantly? We answer these questions below so you know what to expect during a cold snap. Properly sized and installed furnaces are designed to …

Allergies? Watch for Fallen Leaves

Fall leaves with their dozens of vibrant colors are a beautiful and welcomed sight every autumn. But what happens once they hit the ground? Believe it or not, terrible things happen if you are an allergy sufferer. If your allergies are acting up this fall, the foliage collecting on the ground could be the problem.  Piles of Moist Leaves Create …

5 Signs You Should Replace Your Furnace

We’re all guilty of it. We wait until our furnace or air conditioner actually breaks down before we replace it. We understand. At Getzschman Heating and Air Conditioning, we know a new furnace or AC is expensive and most people put it off until they really have no choice. But there are several good reasons not to wait. 4 Reasons …

How Your Air Conditioner Makes Allergy Symptoms Worse

If you suffer from allergies, you know being outside amongst the dust, pollen, mold, etc., can make your symptoms much worse. When you come home, you think your air conditioned home should be allergen free, right? Not so much. Simply using your air conditioner to move air around your home may be aggravating your allergies as well. Here’s why: Regular …

Family Fun When the AC’s Busted

Remember when you were a kid and there was a power outage, or maybe a tornado warning, or even just a snow day. Those days, the normal routine was messed up, but it also provided a rare opportunity to do something out of the ordinary. Sitting by candlelight telling stories instead of watching TV…gathering in a corner of the basement …

Don’t Wait for the Heat – Get an AC Tuneup Today

Omaha summers can get pretty hot. If you don’t want to be a victim of the heat, get your air conditioner tuned up now. Need more convincing? Here are several good reasons to seek maintenance before the summer hits: The Beginning of the Season Is the Busiest Once the heat wave hits, everybody’s system is running at capacity and that’s …

Take Care of Your Air With Indoor Air-Quality Solutions

When walking through a bustling city street or along the dirt-filled road of a foreign country, our instincts prompt us to cover our mouths. Theoretically, we should then be treating the air inside of our home with the same level of hesitancy. It’s true! Day to day activities can significantly impact the air quality in our home — and these …

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Air Conditioner

Your home’s air conditioner is complicated. It consists of several pieces of equipment that all work together to provide you with a cooler, more comfortable home environment. While the way it works is no laughing matter (a broken air conditioner can be costly, and not much fun for homeowners), there are some mostly unknown facts about your air conditioner that …

Why A Bigger AC Unit Isn’t Better

Bigger isn’t always better. This rings especially true when referring to air conditioning systems. It’s actually much more efficient and effective to have a unit that is appropriately sized for your home. Here are some of the biggest problems you’ll experience if you install a cooling system that’s too big, and how you can figure out what size air conditioner …