Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for December, 2017

Dryer Vent Cleaning Is an Important Job

Friday, December 15th, 2017

purl-s-hvac-service-and-repair-purls-madera-dryer-ventAs one year ends and another begins, you will probably take a look over your house to find various cleaning and improvement projects. One that you may not have thought of, but which is a critical job to have done on a regular basis, is dryer vent cleaning.

What is dryer vent cleaning?

The dryer vent is the hose and outdoor vent that removes heat and moisture from a household clothes dryer. The vent can be located in a variety of locations, such as on the roof (as the one in the picture at the top of this post).

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Remember These Winter Heating Energy-Saving Tips

Monday, December 4th, 2017

hand-setting-thermostatA long winter doesn’t have to be uncomfortable, as long as your home is outfitted with the ideal heating system, such as a powerful natural gas furnace. But too often people associate using the heater with paying extremely high winter utility bills. Chances are, though, that those heating bills are unnecessarily high and can be brought down with a few steps and precautions.

If you’re tired of paying too much for your home heating in Fresno, CA or elsewhere in the Central Valley during the winter, we have some important tips to follow. These measures will cut down on heating costs and also reduce the strain on the heating system, giving it an overall longer service life with fewer repair needs.

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