Ecobee Thermostat Heat Pump Setting

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 brand or model, but there […]

Gree Heat Pump Install

It’s been 4 months since we completed the Gree heat pump install at my mother’s Chandler, AZ home. I thought it would be a good time to write a follow up review and share how she likes it.   Gree Heat Pump Install Follow Up I wrote about the Gree heat pump install we did […]

Freon Refrigerant Cost & Availability

How much does freon cost per pound? In my 35+ years as an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) Technician, this is a question I’ve answered often. Freon refrigerant cost & availability is changing rapidly in recent years now that production has been banned in the U.S. Now, in 2023, more changes to the refrigerant […]

Choosing The Right AC Filter

Ask 3 HVAC service technicians what kind of AC filter you should use, you’ll probably get three different answers. The Rock Stopper AC Filter Technician 1: “Just get the cheapest disposable AC filter and change it every 30 days.” Technician 1’s opinion is based on the premise that a cheap filter will restrict airflow the […]

Magic Touch Mechanical Reviews on Yelp

Recently, I read a Facebook post in which the owner of a local restaurant I frequent, was asking anyone who had eaten there to please write a review on Yelp. She was, as she put it; “very worried about some untrue reviews people had written”, and in particular, one where a woman “wrote a scathing […]

How Do I Find A Trustworthy AC Repair Near Me?

How Do I Find Trustworthy AC Repair Near Me? When you own a home in Phoenix, AZ air conditioning is a necessity not a luxury. So when you need AC repair, you want it fast but you also want to pay a fair price and know that the service technician is competent and honest. Air […]

How My Phoenix HVAC Technician Job Turned into A Rewarding Career

How My Phoenix HVAC Technician Job Turned into A Rewarding Career If you would’ve asked me thirty years ago what I wanted to do when I grew up, I would have definitely not said, “I want to move to Phoenix, AZ and get a job installing and repairing air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment.” It […]