Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for March, 2018

Why You Should Use a Licensed and Insured Contractor

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

crossed-wrenchesIf you look at the home page of our website, you’ll see right under our name at the top of the page is our contractor’s license number: 463756. We have it displayed there because the license is what sets us apart from an amateur contractor. Each state has different requirements for licensing and regulation. Here in California, holding a license means a contractor has the necessary insurance and bonding required locally.

But what does this mean to you as a customer? Why should you turn to a contractor who has a license and insurance rather than to an amateur who offers low costs? One reason is the basic quality of the service you’ll get. But right now we’re going to look specifically at the importance of the license and insurance.

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How a Wireless “Tstat” Can Help You Save Energy and Money

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The technology behind climate control continues to improve each year. The top of the line thermostats today are advanced to a level where they’re essentially A.I. computers capable of handling home comfort on their own and maximizing energy use. The wireless or Wi-Fi thermostat is one of these fantastic advances in thermostat technology. This type of thermostat contains numerous features, such as “smart” programming and remote access.

You may be interested in wireless thermostats in Fresno, CA or elsewhere in the Central Valley as a way of boosting your household HVAC system. What are the advantages of going with a wireless “Tstat”? Let’s take a look at a few of the biggest ones.

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Purl’s Helps with Valley Children’s Healthcare’s Kids Day

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Purls_Sheet_Metal_Valley_Childrens_Hospital_Kids_Day_FundraiserAt Purl’s, we believe in giving to the community we serve. That’s why we take active parts in charitable events like Kids Day.

Since 1988, Valley Children’s Healthcare has partnered with ABC30 and the Fresno Bee to create Kids Day—one of the largest fundraising events in the Central Valley. A special edition of the Fresno Bee is sold to provide donations to the hospital. This special edition of the paper contains stories of patients and photographs illustrating the essential pediatric medical care the Valley Children’s Hospital offers. Kids Day has helped cover millions of dollars in uncompensated care. This allows the hospital to treat kids with life-threatening conditions whose families may not be able to afford proper care.

Purl’s is proud to participate in this event. Karen at Purl’s was in charge of our local chapter to raise funds for Valley Children’s Hospital. She and a friend spoke to local schools and motivated volunteers to help with the cause. She helped coordinate with organizations to pick up the newspapers for distribution and sale.

Last year alone, Kids Day helped to raise $700,000 for the hospital—and this year hopes are high for even greater success!

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