Ventilation, Purification & Filtration

  Ventilation, Purification & Filtration, What’s the Difference? Updated April, 2023 / originally published August, 2020: COVID-19 has raised everyone’s awareness of the importance of cleaning and decontaminating the air in our homes and workplaces. Recently, the media has been using the word “ventilation” a lot when talking about sending our kids back to school. […]

Best Indoor Air Cleaners

Indoor Air Quality Matters! Choosing the best indoor air cleaners is the easy part. Choosing which is the best indoor air cleaner for your  family depends you knowing which ones actually work. First, let’s make sure we’ve all got our priorities straight! Nowadays, most of us either drink bottled water or have some type of […]

A Guide to Changing Your Home’s Air Filter: Why, How, and When

Replacing your AC’s air filter. You know it should be done, but let’s be honest; you only think about your air conditioning unit when it breaks down. Once you find where the filter is located, how do you know how to remove and replace it? Does it even really matter? Let’s be clear about something: […]

How Your Air Conditioning Unit Affects Your Home’s Air Quality

Your air conditioning system runs throughout the entirety of your house, so it’s easy to see how it affects the air quality in your home. Your home’s air quality in turn affects the health and comfort of both you and your family. But in what ways does this air quality manifest? What can you do […]

Lennox PureAir Air Purifier Review

An In-depth Look at Lennox’s Multi-Duty Electronic Air Cleaner   Last year, the Magic Touch Mechanical blog was awarded as one of the top 15 HVAC blogs in the country by another popular blogger in the air conditioning and heating industry. I was honored as I only found out when the writer sent me a […]

Air Scrubber Plus Review 2017

A Review of the Air Scrubber Plus From Someone Who Owns Three of Them. This is part two of the Air Scrubber Plus review. The original article was written in April of 2014, and was not so much of a review, as it was a testimonial from myself, and not as the owner of Magic […]

Lennox Healthy Climate PureAir PCO – Air Purifier Review

Lennox Healthy Climate PureAir PCO. An in depth look and review of the Lennox PureAir Air Purifier with UV Lights and Photocatalytic Oxidation. Recently I wrote two articles about installing a Lennox LRP16 Package Heat Pump on my home in Mesa, AZ. In the first article, I talked about why I ultimately chose to install […]

Why Does My House Get So Dusty?

Why Does My House Get So Dusty? Let’s take a look at how, and what you can do to prevent, or at least reduce, dust in your home. The buck stops with me when it comes to making sure a steady flow of business is coming in for everyone who works for Magic Touch Mechanical […]