Carrier vs York Heat Pump

Recently an old friend reached out to me asking for my opinion of Carrier vs York air conditioners. His fiancé owns a home in Mexico which currently has a York packaged heat pump that’s not working properly. The air conditioning contractor told them there was a 2-month backorder for the part needed to complete repairs. […]

Gree Flexx Install for Mom

Have you ever wondered what brand heat pump an air conditioning contractor would install in his own mother’s house? After all, it’s for mom – so it better work great, it better be efficient, and it better be reliable! Well, here’s your answer: I chose to install a Gree Flexx heat pump in mom’s house. […]

Air Conditioner Wet Switch Saves Day!

Magic Touch Mechanical includes an air conditioner wet switch in every applicable HVAC install we complete. Also known as an emergency drain switch or condensate drain switch, these little devices are worth every penny.   This Air Conditioner Wet Switch Alerted Me of a Roof Leak Call it luck, call it good karma coming back; […]

Hiring a Heat Pump Installer

When hiring a heat pump installer, choosing the right HVAC company is without question the most important decision you’ll make. This article is meant to be a guide to help you choose the best heat pump installer in your area. This advice applies heat pumps, or frankly any air conditioner, heating system, furnace, packaged unit, […]

Air Conditioner Efficiency Standards

Regional air conditioner efficiency standards are changing significantly on January 1st, 2023. Navigating these changes has become more difficult in the last decade and the latest changes are the most confusing yet! In this article, we focus on the changes for the Southwest region only to cut through the clutter for Arizonans.   Air Conditioner […]

Adding a Return Duct

Adding a return duct is a common recommendation for homes near Phoenix, AZ for homeowners wanting to improve home comfort. I’m guessing if you’re reading this article, it’s because your air conditioning company or an AC Technician already suggested it. In most cases, adding a return duct to your homes existing ductwork will indeed improve […]

Water Leaks – Pipe on Side of House

Water Leaking from a Pipe on Side of House – What Is It?     There’s water leaking from a pipe on the side of my house. Should, I call a plumber or an air conditioning company? As the owner of an air conditioning company in Mesa / Phoenix, AZ., I hear this question a […]

HVAC Careers in Phoenix Arizona

  A career in HVAC should be very lucrative and rewarding. However, being happy and earning the living you deserve depends on the company you work for. It also depends on the people you work with! Magic Touch Mechanical was founded in 1997 by an HVAC Technician –  not an investment group. Even though we’re […]

Our Air Conditioners Save Marriages!

She likes it at 80°F while reading in the family room. He likes it at 70°F. while watching the game in his man cave. They could split the difference and set the thermostat to 75°F – a good compromise, but really neither is happy. This is where we come in to save the day because […]