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Catawba Island, OH 43452

Catawba Island, oh Furnace & Air Conditioner Repair, Sales, service, & installation
Call: 419.626.4525 or 800.953.4525

Established in 1889, Gundlach Sheet Metal Works Inc. has been helping Catawba Island residents keep comfortable in all kinds of weather. We service most makes and models of furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, and geothermal units and are a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer. Our friendly and knowledgeable comfort specialist  will be glad to schedule an appointment and provide you with a free estimate on replacing your older and inefficient unit with a cost and energy saving Carrier heating and/or cooling unit.  In 2001, Gundlach Sheet Metal was awarded the prestigious Golden 30 Award for business excellence. For more information call us at 419.626.4525 or our toll free number at 800-953.4525 or visit our main office at 910 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH  44870.

Air Conditioning & Cooling Services

Furnace and Heating Services

  • Furnace Emergency Service
  • Furnace Service & Repair
  • Furnace Maintenance
  • Furnace, Heat Pump & Boiler Sales
  • Furnace Parts
  • Heating Replacement
  • Heater Maintenance Plans

    Unlike its name implies, Catawba Island is actually a part of the Ottawa County Peninsula which has rapidly become a preferred tourist destination for pleasure boaters and campers. The earliest inhabitants were members of the Erie Indian tribe who were routed by the Iroquois. Over the years the peninsula found itself home to the Ottawa Indians. General Harrison stationed men on Catawba Island during the War of 1812 to prevent a possible English invasion and it is thought that some of these men may have settled as permanent residents. However, most of the residents were from Connecticut who relocated to the Firelands. In the early years, grape growing became an important part of Catawba’s economy beginning in 1860. In 1871 there were 345 acres of vineyards. The Catawba Wine Company had a cellar with a capacity of 13,000 gallons. Catawba Island was an agricultural area of vineyards, orchards and truck farms. Development today is converting some of this land to promote tourist activities but much of the agricultural heritage remains. Road side fruit and vegetable stands abound. There are plentiful marinas and summer homes and condos with boat docks available. East Harbor State Park offers RV sites, Rent-A-RV sites, deluxe camper cabins, dock rentals, restraint, marina, fishing, hunting, a 7-mile trail, as well as playground and activity equipment. Lake Erie Islands Park at Catawba Island offers island retreats both festive and casual with fishing, boating, swimming and camping available.