Category: HVAC

Spring Cleaning Series – Basements

It’s our Spring Cleaning for HVAC Series Part 2 this week, and we’re talking about basements! We’ll be addressing heating and air conditioning systems specifically in the coming weeks, but the other HVAC elements including your hot water heater, ventilation and humidification systems, and sump pumps need to be on your spring cleaning list. Hot […]

3 Reasons Spring Cleaning Begins with HVAC

We love that one of the most common pieces of feedback we get is how helpful our techs are to our customers – offering them pieces of advice for how they can keep their HVAC systems working properly and troubleshooting issues themselves throughout the year. We are going to be running a special series on […]

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 […]

New Year Resolutions for Your Home!

How are your New Year Resolutions coming along? Did you remember to include your home while you were making promises to improve, change or otherwise make progress on projects?! If not, let us help you set some: #1       I resolve to get my heating and cooling systems inspected and cleaned annually. This will ensure my […]

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Quick Tip: Don’t Forget to Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets!

It’s the time of year to start getting our homes ready for winter, and don’t forget to winterize your outside faucets! Many people don’t think much about these areas, but if you tend to leave your hose attached, and don’t button up this area of your plumbing, you are setting yourself up for trouble. This […]

National Fire Prevention Week

Did you know that the average lifespan of a standard smoke detector is 10 years? In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, now is the perfect time to replace your outdated smoke detectors. Whether you have battery operated or hard-wired detectors, the importance of making sure they are operating properly has life-saving consequences! A battery-operated […]

Quick Tip: Wet Switches Prevent Water Damage

No one wants to encounter plumbing or HVAC leaks, but most of us simply hope it will never happen. However, instead of taking chances and risk coming home to 5-feet of water in your basement (yes, we have seen this happen!), why not take a proactive approach to handling a water leak or drainage problem. […]

3 Steps to a NEW Kitchen or Bathroom in a Weekend!

Giving your kitchen a new look, or improving the appearance of your bathroom, doesn’t have to mean a big overhaul and tons of money. Surprisingly, by swapping out worn-out, mismatched fixtures for new ones, you can turn a dated, tired room into a sparkling new statement room over a weekend! There are also considerable benefits […]

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HVAC Maintenance for Commercial Buildings

We’re sure the warm weather WILL arrive soon! With it, comes the need to keep our building and materials, customers, and employees safe and comfortable. As an HVAC contractor, we know that upwards of 50% of all air conditioner failures are the result of improper cleaning or worse, failure to keep up with routine maintenance […]

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Spring Cleaning List Begins with HVAC!

When we think about Spring cleaning, we don’t always think of our HVAC equipment, but it needs to be on the list. In only a few minutes, you can make sure you are ready to stay safe and comfortable through this next season. Also, well maintained HVAC systems can reduce energy costs by 25%, so […]