Modern Flames Orion Traditional Electric Fireplace

Last week we posted our review of Modern Flames’ top linear electric fireplace, the Orion Multi. This week we look at its square-shaped counterpart, the Modern Flames Orion Traditional Electric Fireplace.   Linear Fireplaces vs Traditional Fireplaces If you’re researching electric fireplaces, chances are you’ve seen the two main ‘shape’ categories. Linear is simply another […]

Modern Flames Orion Multi Review

The Modern Flames Orion Multi is the first fireplace you’ll see when you visit our fireplace store in Mesa, AZ. We have over a dozen electric fireplaces on display in our showroom from multiple manufacturers, including other Modern Flames models. There’s something for everyone in our fireplace store, but personally the Modern Flames Orion Multi […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]