Cheapest Air Conditioning Unit

You probably found this article by searching for – cheapest air conditioning unit. If you’re not a regular reader of my blog, you need to know my M.O. (modus operandi) before we start. I own Magic Touch Mechanical in Mesa, AZ., and have for over 25-years. I’ve been working in the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & […]

HVAC Apprentice Program

Magic Touch Mechanical is excited to welcome candidates to apply for our HVAC Apprentice Program! The HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) industry provides lifetime career opportunities everywhere in the world. Imagine having a skill that allows you to live anywhere you want and always be in high demand. As the Baby-Boomer and Gen-X generations […]

5 Best Air Conditioners 2022

It’s time to announce our list of Best Air Conditioners again! Anytime I write a comparison review like 5 Best Air Conditioners 2022, I like to start with full disclosure. My company, Magic Touch Mechanical, sells every one of the air conditioner brands on this list. That said, we sell 8 other brands not on […]

Daikin vs Gree

A few weeks ago, we published an article comparing ductless mini split heat pumps in a side-by-side comparison. Two of the 4 brands we compared were Daikin vs Gree. Mitsubishi vs Fujitsu rounded out the product comparison as these are the 4 most requested mini split brands. Daikin vs Gree Side Discharge Units (Central Air) […]

AC Unit Won’t Turn On

  That dreaded moment: It’s hot, you switch the thermostat on, and nothing happens – the AC unit won’t turn on. Eventually it happens to every homeowner and I’m no exception. The only difference between myself and most homeowners is, I’m the guy who must fix it when it’s mine! This article covers a few […]

Mitsubishi vs Fujitsu vs Daikin vs Gree

Ductless Mini-Split Side-By-Side Comparison Mitsubishi vs Fujitsu vs Daikin vs Gree – a 4-way shootout! I initially posted this article in 2017. As we sell 12 competing air conditioner brands, our side-by-side comparison articles often come at the request of our readers. With the explosion in popularity of ductless heat pumps in recent years we […]

New Heat Pump Technology

Living in Phoenix, AZ., it goes without saying our air conditioning systems are the most important appliance in our home. Over the last few years, Phoenix and surrounding cities have experienced record-breaking temperatures, and records for consistent days over 110°F. It’s no wonder we were amongst the first cities to embrace new heat pump technology […]

Air Conditioner Prices in 2022

It’s still November 2021 as I write this article about air conditioner prices in 2022, but I know what’s coming. Manufacturers including Trane, Lennox & Bosch have already communicated price increases to HVAC Contractors like Magic Touch Mechanical – Mesa, AZ I apologize in advance if this article seems all gloom & doom – don’t […]

Gas Fireplace Remote Control Is Not Working

If you’re reading this article, it’s probably safe to assume your gas fireplace remote control is not working. For the past 25-years, Magic Touch Mechanical has been installing, servicing & repairing gas fireplaces and fire pits. I thought I’d share a few things you can check and fix yourself before calling a fireplace repair service. […]