Electric Fireplaces in Phoenix, Arizona?

Electric fireplaces in Phoenix, Arizona? When you live in one of the hottest cities in America, why would you be talking about electric fireplaces? That’s a question people outside of the Phoenix might ask. However, those of us who live here realize electric fireplaces in Phoenix make perfect sense!     Why Electric Fireplaces Make […]

Free AC Repair Service Call

Our Free AC Repair Service Call & Diagnosis promotion is not something we offer frequently for a reason. If you know about Magic Touch Mechanical already, you know we’re known for our high level of service. All our AC service technicians are real technicians, not untrained “sales technicians” trying to “upsell” things you don’t need. […]

The “System” in AC System?

What makes up the “system” in AC System? I was digging through the crates and found this article I originally wrote 12-years ago in early 2012. I decided to dust it off and repost it as the concepts all hold true today. There’s a reason it’s called an AC system, HVAC system, or air conditioning […]

Costco Air Conditioner Install

  The pros and cons of a Costco air conditioner install from a couple of industry insiders. In this article we’ll give you an insider look at buying a Lennox AC unit with installation from Costco. We’ll also tell you how buying an air conditioning system from Costco compares to buying one from Home Depot, […]

Ecobee Thermostat Heat Pump Setting

Updated 1/2024, originally posted 1/2023: My team recently resolved an issue several clients were reporting where their heat pump was “stuck” in the defrost cycle. We received calls for service from clients with Lennox, Trane, Bosch, and Goodman heat pumps installed in their home. As a result, we knew the problem wasn’t related to one […]

Heat Pump Not Heating

Temperatures got into the low 30’s in the Phoenix area early this morning and it’s still very chilly right now! Our phones are currently ringing off the hook with people reporting their heat pump unit is not heating. It’s going to be a busy day for Magic Touch’s service technicians getting clients furnaces & heat […]

Best Heating and Cooling Brands

With a title like Best Heating and Cooling Brands, you may expect to start reading about Bosch, Trane, Lennox, etc. That’s not what you’re going to find here, but I promise you this article will help you choose the best. What I share in this article is based on over 36 years as an HVAC […]

Do I Need a New AC?

I’ve been an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) Technician for over 36 years. I founded Magic Touch Mechanical, an AC & Heating company in Mesa, Arizona 27 years ago this January. One question I’ve heard thousands of times is, do I need a new AC unit? Believe it or not, it’s a question I […]

How Often Should I Get AC Service?

We all know how often our cars need an oil change based on mileage. We also know we can ruin our engine if we let it go too long without doing it. What’s lesser known is how often we should get AC service for our home air conditioning system. Let’s discuss how often you should […]