Fireplace Store in Mesa, AZ

27 years ago, we founded Magic Touch Mechanical in Mesa, Arizona. In the early days we were known as a heating & air conditioning company that also offered fireplace installation & service. Today, we’re better known as a fireplace company that also offers heating & air installation & service. That’s why we’re super excited to […]

Heat Pump Tax Credit

With the heat pump tax credits available in 2024, homeowners have 2,000 more reasons to consider one for their home. Under provisions included in the Inflation Reduction Act, you can receive up to a $2,000 federal tax break. We cover what you need to know in this article and provide links to other resources.   […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lennox vs Bosch

Lennox vs Bosch Of the dozen heat pump brands we install, the decision often boils down to Lennox vs Bosch for our clients. Both brands bring some unique features and value to the table despite being quite different from each other. As Magic Touch has installed so many of both, we get to hear why […]