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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HVAC Service Technician Job or Career?

When I landed my 1st HVAC Service Technician Job 35-years ago, I didn’t yet know it would become my career. I was a teenager with no real-world skills to speak of, so my options were limited. What I knew for sure was HVAC Service Technician sounded cooler than flipping burgers at McDonalds!   HVAC Service […]