What Size AC Unit Do I Need

How to make sure your new AC unit is the right size. It’s not uncommon to have a homeowner call us at Magic Touch and ask “What size air conditioner do I need for a 1500 square foot house?” or, “How many tons of AC do I need per square foot?” Chances are, if you […]

Encourage Kids to Learn A Trade

Momma Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys…Tell Them to Go to HVAC Trade School! I was one of those kids that could ace every test in school without even trying, especially if I liked the subject. I remember learning that I had been automatically placed in classes titled “Advanced”, and “Accelerated” in multiple […]

Trane XR16 vs Lennox EL16XC1 Review

A Side by Side Comparison of the Trane and Lennox 16 SEER Single Stage AC Units Before I get started I need to get the usual disclosure statement out of the way. I own an air conditioning company in Mesa, AZ – Magic Touch Mechanical. My company sells both Trane and Lennox AC & heating […]

Should I Replace My AC Capacitor

My Home Air Conditioner Isn’t Working. Could it just be my capacitor? That was the question I got from a friend who rents a condo in Chandler, AZ the other day. I’ve been an HVAC Technician for over thirty years, and have owned Magic Touch Mechanical in Mesa, Arizona for just over twenty of those […]