3 Tips for Preparing Your Furnace & AC for Fall

With Autumn just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your heating and cooling system for Fall weather. Now don’t fret, there’s still plenty of summer to enjoy, but if you want to make sure your furnace and blower are ready when you need it them this winter, you’ll need to start making preparations soon. Your furnace and AC …

Frozen Pizza, Frozen Yogurt, Frozen Pipes – Which Is Not Like the Other?

There are lots of things in this world that are pleasing when you think of frozen things. Ice cream is tasty, ice skating is fun, and ice cubes keep your drinks cold in the summer. But in the winter, there is a certain kind of frozen you just can’t “Let it Go.”  That would be frozen pipes in your home, …

Cool News – Heating Costs Predicted to Drop in 2016

Omaha homeowners, get ready to rejoice! There’s good news for homeowners across the country – heating costs are expected to drop compared to the past two winters thanks to the combination of warmer weather and lower fuel prices. This will definitely help you save a few bucks this winter, and we all know every penny saved helps. Getzschman Heating & …

How to Be Safe When Using a Space Heater

Sometimes a new furnace or ductwork just isn’t in the budget in time for heating season. Many people then rely on supplemental heating from space heaters. These tiny, but mighty gadgets can be a convenient source of heat when you’re in a pinch. Unfortunately they can also increase the risk of electric shock or fire hazard if used incorrectly. So …

Furnace Smells & Noises – When to Be Concerned

Furnace season in Omaha is finally here. When you flip on your heater for the first time in nearly a year, you might experience some odors and noises. Not all are something to be necessarily concerned about though. Getzschman Heating & Cooling covers some of the furnace basics, and which noises and odors you should look out for and give …

3 Heating Myths Busted

As the thermometer outside drops, the need to crank the heat indoors grows. Everyone wants the comfort of the heat, but without the high energy bills that accompany that luxury. Many homeowners rely on heating myths to try to cut the costs associated with turning up their furnace, but many of these are just that – myths. Getzschman Heating & …

Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace? Put It to the Test

The lifespan for most furnaces is roughly 12-15 years. Once your system reaches that point it’s more likely to have problems, and you’re more likely to want to replace it. If you’re not quite sure whether or not it’s time to take the plunge and install a new furnace, put it to the test. Our G-Force experts made a checklist …

Seal & Insulate Your Ducts Now for a More Comfortable Furnace Season

Did you know sealing and insulating your ducts can improve efficiency by 20% or even more? Seriously. So why wouldn’t you start now?! Your air ducts that circulate the air in your home to-and-from a forced air furnace, central air conditioner, or heat pump are some of the biggest energy wasters. Without proper insulation, or if there are any holes …

When to Start Giving Your Furnace Some TLC

Now. That may seem short and abrupt, but it’s true. Late summer and early fall are full of abundant sunshine and perfect temperatures. Windows are usually open, and the chill of late autumn and winter seem far off. While you do have plenty of time before you need to worry about turning on that furnace, there are plenty of perks …

Why Upgrading to a High-Efficiency Furnace & Air Conditioner Is Worth the Investment

Omaha springs turn into sweltering summers. But that doesn’t mean you have to deal with it. Before summer gets here, you should consider switching to a high efficiency air conditioner. You don’t want to get caught without a working AC system in the heat of the season. Getzschman Heating & Cooling explains why upgrading to a high-efficiency air conditioning system …