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 […]

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 […]

Up To a $2,000 Tax Credit for Heat Pumps & Air Conditioners Installed in 2023

By now most of us have heard about the Inflation Reduction Act which went into effect on January 1, 2023. Included in the act, homeowners can get up to a $2,000 tax credit for heat pumps. What HVAC System Qualifies for a 2023 Tax Credit? Upgrades to home HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) equipment entitles […]

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 […]

What is a White Label Air Conditioner?

If someone asked you what brand air conditioner you had in your home, would you know the answer? What if they asked, “do you own a white label air conditioner?” Even trickier, would you know the answer if someone asked if your air conditioner was “private label”? If you have no idea what a private […]