Category: Heating

3 DIY Steps to Prep Your Furnace for Winter

It’s always a bad idea it is to wait until you need your heating equipment to check and see if it is working properly. This coming weekend is forecasting temperatures below 30, and I guarantee you our phones will be ringing! The best thing you can do is be proactive by testing out your furnace […]

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10 To-Do’s for Your HVAC Fall Checklist

In this area of the country, our HVAC equipment is never more important than in the cold months. We often talk about getting heating equipment ready for winter, but there are several other items that should be on your fall DIY checklist: 1 – Clear away and clean up any debris around your exterior units […]

Let us SAVE you some money this season!

Gelinas Loyalty Maintenance Program Ahhhh FALL! The cool nights are here, and that means one thing – cold mornings! It’s also time to schedule your heating system for its annual cleaning and inspection. We’d love to have you, or someone you know, as one of our customers at Gelinas, and want you to be aware of […]

A Quick Guide to Home Heating

Homeowners have many options now for home heating systems. Not only is our heating system a critical component to home comfort and safety, but it is a major purchase. Making the right choice about this investment is a decision that can last for decades. Efficiency Maine recently released a great brochure which very nicely outlines […]

HVAC the Perfect Pest Nest?

Did you know one of the common causes of damage to HVAC units is rodents eating the wires, chewing up condensers, and building nests? This time of year mice and other small critters are looking for just the right place to build their nests, and outdoor HVAC units offer easy access and perfect protection! Before […]

Spring Cleaning Series – Heating Systems

Spring Cleaning for HVAC Series continues with Part 4, and we’re talking about your heating system. We know…we are all sick of our heating systems! But now is actually a GREAT time to attend to it, and you’ll be so relieved you did! Don’t forget to change the furnace filter one last time before summer. […]

Save $1,000 Annually in Fuel Costs with a Heat Pump

Most of us are still reeling from the huge impact this winter’s extended freezing temperatures had on our fuel bills. What if you could save $1,000 next year on these expenses? How? By installing one of the most efficient products available – a Heat Pump.   As much as 50% of the energy used in […]

Commercial Incentives from Efficiency Maine Offer BIG Savings!

Efficiency Maine has designated the state’s most experienced contractors and energy professionals that install energy efficient equipment as Qualified Partners – and Gelinas just happens to be one of them! As a Qualified Partner, we can consult with you on the multitude of energy efficient products available for your project that are eligible for cash […]

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Cool New Product to Track Your Oil!

Every once in a while, a very cool product comes across our desk to share with you all. We just learned about the Smart Oil Gauge which is a device that is installed on your fuel tank, that keeps track of the oil level in your tank and transmits that data to the app on […]

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Heating Systems – Plan NOW to Save BIG in the Future!

Lately we’ve been inundated with frantic calls from people who are finding their heating system is cracked, leaking, or otherwise at the end of its life. Here they are at the holidays and heading into the midst of the heating season – the worst possible timing to have a problem with your heating system! They […]