Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Clovis’

Why You Should Upgrade to an AC That Uses Puron (R-410A)

Thursday, April 11th, 2024

In the realm of air conditioning, the evolution of technology has been fast, bringing about advancements that enhance cooling efficiency and contribute to environmental sustainability.

One major innovation is the switch from older refrigerants to newer refrigerant blends with improved efficiency and environmental benefits. Puron (a brand name for R-410A) is the current refrigerant used in most residential and commercial air conditioning systems. Learn how we’re leading the way with helping customers upgrade to Puron eefrigerant AC systems in Clovis, CA.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Turn On?

Monday, December 11th, 2023

During the winter, there are few frustrations more annoying and uncomfortable than a furnace that won’t turn on. If you’ve had your furnace maintained annually during the fall, you likely won’t run into a problem like this—but there’s never any guarantee of a perfect furnace performance. 

If you’re currently facing a furnace not heating in Clovis, CA, you can call our team to see what repairs it may need. In some cases, you may only need to do a bit of troubleshooting to correct the problem. Below, we’ll look at reasons for an obstinate furnace, what you can do about it, and when you need to contact us. 

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Are There Drawbacks to Tankless Water Heaters?

Monday, November 13th, 2023

If you’re considering getting a new water heater, then you have probably heard about the many benefits of replacing an old storage tank water heater with a tankless model. Tankless water heaters have several excellent advantages that appeal to customers, including:

  • Unlimited hot water
  • Lower energy consumption
  • Longer lifespans
  • Small size

However, we want to stress that—as with HVAC systems—there is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” water heater for a house. Tankless water heaters are excellent systems, but they may not be the system for your household’s specific requirements.

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Debunking Common Furnace Myths

Monday, February 20th, 2023

The furnace has been the most common type of home heating system for many decades. As with anything that’s been around that long, a number of myths have gathered around the furnace that many people still believe. Although the internet allows for rapid debunking of many of these misconceptions, it also allows for the misconceptions to continue to spread.

We want you to know the truth about your furnace so you can get the most out of it and enjoy safe comfort every year. You can trust our team for professional furnace service in Clovis, CA or elsewhere in the Central Valley whenever you need it.

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What to Consider Before Buying a New HVAC System

Monday, December 31st, 2018

woman-relaxingA new year is starting and you’re probably making some long-term plans. If you’re reading this, a new HVAC system is likely part of those plans. You’ve definitely come to the right people—we’ve worked on heating in Clovis, CA and throughout the Central Valley for more than sixty-five years.

Putting in a new HVAC system isn’t something you want to rush into, since you’ll want to have a system that will last for 15 years or more. Making sure you have the ideal system for your needs and also a system that won’t waste energy requires making some important decisions. Below are a few things you should consider before going through with the installation.

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What Does the ENERGY STAR Label Mean?

Monday, August 27th, 2018

energy-start-labelWhen you’re looking for a new appliance, whether an air conditioner or toaster, you’ll notice many items have a blue sticker on them that says ENERGY STAR. You’ll probably guess this means the device uses less energy than one that doesn’t have the label—but if you’re curious about what the it actually means, and how it can help you when it comes to new installation of an air conditioning system or heating system, we can shed some more light on this common label.

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Breathe Easier This Allergy Season with Our Help

Monday, March 27th, 2017

house-shieldingThe early spring brings with it warmer weather. But it also brings with it allergy season. Bad allergic reactions to pollen, mold, and other pollutants floating in the air can turn a pleasant spring into an extremely unpleasant one—even for people who don’t normally suffer from allergic reactions.

You can take steps to alleviate allergy problems during the spring with various medications. But taking a whole-house approach with the help of our indoor air quality professionals cuts to the source of the problem, making life easier for everyone in your household. IAQ installations such as air purifiers, air cleaners, UV germicidal lights, and whole-house dehumidifiers can change a sniffly and wheezing allergy season into a healthy and enjoyable spring. Talk to our staff today to learn about the many options available for lowering the amount of allergens circulating through your house.

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Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Monday, January 16th, 2017

We’re happy to announce that Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award. This reflects our company’s consistently high level of service to customers and a fantastic 2016 delivering the best in quality HVAC to members of Angie’s List, a local services marketplace and consumer review site.

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UV Lights Kill Mold and Bacteria in Your Home

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Winter is prime flu and cold season. There are ways you can help defend yourself from picking up a seasonal illness. But you may not have thought of making changes to your home’s HVAC system as one of them. Having professionals install UV germicidal lights—also known as UV air purifiers—inside your home’s ductwork is an effective method to put a stop to bacteria and viruses in your house. (You don’t need to take our word for it: hospitals use UV germicidal lights to keep germs from spreading through their ventilation systems.) UV air purifiers are also effective against another major health concern, mold spores.

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Ways You Can Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

Monday, November 28th, 2016

There are many steps to take to prepare for another winter in the Central Valley, such as making sure that you’ve had a heating maintenance visit from one of our expert service technicians. If you want to cut down on your heating bills for the coming winter—and we’re sure you do—just follow these tips below. Simple steps like these can make a big difference.

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