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We want to thank our awesome Gilman customer's for snapping some selfies in the month of April! You all received a FREE residential comfort plan for a year.

Thanks for playing! To find out more on the "Spot the G-Man" contest, follow us on Facebook, and check out our original blog post.

13048031_1232538270090378_1422314029463488927_oJanis stopped one of our trucks to get this shot!
13071816_1232538273423711_4902864718083078568_oShe spotted the G!
12992823_10209804839023384_1918221180_nMark spotted the truck in his own driveway!
Bob got his Spring Carrier Heat Pumps Check-up by G-man Tim, and he is ready for summer now!Bob got his Spring Carrier Heat Pumps Check-up by G-man Tim, and he is ready for summer now!

To say thank you to our customers, we are offering a Spot the G-Man contest!

DSC_0679Spot the G-Man and enter to win!
The rules are simple: For every person that “Spots the G-Man,” likes our Facebook page and uploads a photo to our Facebook page with our tech or the truck they will get a One Year Residential Comfort Plan (to include 1 residential maintenance inspection) for FREE and be entered to win a $50 gift card to the restaurant of their choice! It couldn't be easier.

Picture 059Spot the G-Man! He represents our great customer service
The G-Man exemplifies the fast response, extraordinary customer service and invaluable expertise you will find at Gilman Heating, Cooling & Plumbing. G-Man represents the pride we take in our work. He knows what people expect of him and he follows through with what he says. He does his best not for recognition, but to help the person right in front of him. That is why our technicians servicing the Richmond area do what they do – to help you and your family achieve home comfort without any hassle. Our business philosophy is “We must be willing to do what others won’t, in order to achieve what others don’t.”

So get out there and Spot the G-Man around town and experience the G-Man service!

Happy Earth Day RVA! Earth day started in 1970 as a way to get a few more trees in the world, now it represents so much more, recycling, renewable energy and more!COST-couple-sitting-near-the-furnace-shutterstock_141201769-300x200At Gilman, we are all about energy conservation and awareness. Did you know we have technology that can heat and cool your home using energy from the earth's core? It's called Geothermal Technology! The geothermal heat pump unit is connected to the earth through a series of durable polyethylene pipes. The most common configurations are either open loop or closed loop design. The closed loop system has become the most popular since it uses a proprietary antifreeze solution that is continuously circulated through the piping network. As a completely self-contained system, the chances of leakage or system failure are very low. This system is not only energy efficient, but it also saves you a ton of money, has low repair needs and is extremely safe for your home. If you are looking for a new system, or are simply interested in learning how your home can become more energy efficient, give us call! To learn more about the geothermal system, visit the Geothermal Services page.
Meet Lance, one of our fantastic HVAC Service Techs! I am from Goochland, VA & bring over 20 years of HVAC experience to Gilman Heating & Cooling. I like being able to help people in their time of need. I enjoy hunting, fishing and spending time with family & friends on our farm.DSC_1624 What’s your area of expertise? I am able to help our clients in their time of need with over 25 years of experience in the industry working on many different types of systems and brands. What’s your favorite HVAC product? I really have two products due to customer feedback. Geothermal systems and UV lights. Geothermal systems amaze me at how efficient they operate and I always get great testimonials from clients on how the UV lights have increased their home comfort level. What are your personal interests outside of work? I enjoy competitive bass fishing and also hunt as much as possible. What else would you like our customers to know about you? I’m getting married on May 7th and already in the process of building our first home. Thank you Lance for offering great Gilman service everyday! And good luck with your wedding!
While most of of our services benefit the interior of your home, we still think the exterior landscape is very important! In honor of Lawn and Garden Month, we have pulled together five tips on how to have an easy, but nice looking yard this spring: garden
  1. Water your lawn in the morning. The sunlight will help dry out your grass (in a good way) throughout the day. Nighttime watering can leave your ground soaking and cause problems for your lawn. Mid Afternoon, high-heat watering can scorch your grass. Water your lawn while you have breakfast and you will be all set for the day!
  2. Water less days, for longer. The water needs to seep into the roots of your plants and grass, not just coat the exterior. We recommend about 45 minutes (in the mornings).
  3. Plant easy things like pansies, kale, etc. that can tolerate the cold so you don't have to worry about the late frost.
  4. Know your frost date! The frost date this year for Richmond is April 20. After that, all plants should be okay and you can plant whatever you like without worry. We recommend picking up some already blooming plants from your local store to save you the hassle (and wait time).
  5. Our last tip is less about the care and more about you. Get out and enjoy your outdoors. Whether you have a full blooming garden, a simple patch of grass or store bought flowers in vase, spring is beautiful here in RVA, so make sure you take advantage.
Find out more about Lawn and Garden Month here.

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