Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for March, 2020

Spring Is Officially Here: Schedule AC Maintenance

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

USA-LogoNow that the first day of spring has come and gone, it’s time to shift priorities toward the warmer weather of the future—even though we’ll still experience cold bouts in the months to come.

In the HVAC world, spring means thinking about air conditioners. We’re a top provider for services for air conditioning in Fresno, CA and throughout the Central Valley. During spring, our most important AC service for our customers is routine air conditioning maintenance. It’s necessary to have this job done before the hot months arrive and you need the AC running. We know things may seem cramped right now, but we recommend calling us to talk about your options and the best time to provide this valuable tune-up and inspection.

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Coronavirus Alert

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Coronavirus Alert – March 18, 2020
Dear Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Customers,

Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning prides ourselves on being part of the communities we have served since 1952. You can count on us to continue to do our best to serve you. We understand we provide services that can be critical for people, and we are here to help. At this time our office remains open. We encourage customers to call instead of visiting and to take advantage of our online payment options for invoices and requests. https://www.purlsheetmetal.com/about/pay-invoice
We have done a series of things to make our environment as safe as possible. Keeping your home safe has been and always will be our top priority. In light of COVID-19, we would like to take this opportunity to share with you some of the steps we have taken and some of the procedures we have put in place to protect the health and safety of you, our customer, and our team.

  • We have implemented enhanced cleaning procedures in our office, warehouse, and service vehicles following CDC and public health guidelines.
  • Our advanced dispatch and accounting team will be working in the office or remotely to make sure there is no interruption in service to our customers.
  • We have established policies to ensure that any of our employees with high risks stay home.
  • We also have established that employees with any symptoms of any respiratory illness or fever stay home from work.
  • Our technicians have safety kits that include face masks, gloves, and shoe covers. Our technicians will wear disposable shoe covers before entering your home.
  • While in your home or business our technicians will avoid touching any non-essential installation, maintenance, or service items. We will also avoid close contact.
  • We have limited access to our facilities to Purl’s Sheet Metal personnel and essential vendors only. We have discontinued all large gathering events for the next 30 days.

As you know the situation is fluid and will vary from community to community, we will do everything we can to protect our employees and to be available for our customers. If you have a service-related emergency, we encourage you to continue choosing Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. We appreciate your loyalty and trust as a valued customer.

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Does Rust on My Water Heater Mean It Must Be Replaced?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

rusty-water-heaterWhen water meets metal, there’s a chance for rust to start. Although water heaters are in danger of corroding, they’re manufactured to resist rust for many years. If you keep up with regular maintenance for your home’s water heater, as well as calling for water heater repair in Fresno, CA when needed, you probably won’t encounter signs of rust until the system is into its second decade.

But rust can happen. The conventional wisdom about rust on a water heater is it means the time has come to replace the unit. Is this always the case? Let’s look a bit deeper.

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Signs You’re Overdue for Dryer Vent Cleaning

Monday, March 9th, 2020

purl-s-hvac-service-and-repair-purls-madera-dryer-ventYou often don’t read about HVAC companies that offer dryer vent cleaning. But this is a service we believe in strongly—because cleaning the dryer vent helps to prevent the majority of house fires. We recommend you arrange for dryer vent cleaning in Fresno, CA with us if you haven’t done it before. You can choose to have it done in connection with the other ductwork and indoor air quality services we provide.

If you’re still uncertain if you need this job done or not, below we’ve listed the signs to watch for that will warn you that you’re overdue for dryer vent cleaning.

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