Does My Phoenix AC Unit Need Maintenance?

June 30, 2020

Does My Phoenix AC Unit Need Maintenance? AC maintenance can be one of those home projects on your spring to do list that is super easy to put off, but don’t be tempted like that. Getting a tune-up for your heating and cooling system is one of the most important things you can do to prolong its life and save money. What is AC Maintenance? Air conditioning maintenance is any work that is done on the system that helps maintain the high working order of your HVAC units. This would not

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Top 9 Indoor Air Quality Questions

May 8, 2020

1. What are the 7 major indoor air pollutants? Carbon Monoxide – an odorless, colorless, toxic gas. Because it’s impossible to see, taste or smell, Carbon monoxide can kill you before you are aware it is in your home. Biological Pollutants – this is a broad category that includes bacteria, viruses, animal dander, house dust, mites and pollen. Asbestos – a mineral fiber that occurs in rock and soil. It’s been used in a wide variety of manufactured goods and elevated concentrations of airborne asbestos can occur after materials containing asbestos have been

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Smart Thermostats: The Next Generation of Programmable Technology

March 10, 2020

With the heat looking to beat down on them even though summer hasn’t quite arrived yet, homeowners in the Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale areas are looking for ways to lower their cooling costs. Many of Arizona’s residents are just beginning to learn how smart thermostats can help them control the comfort level of their desert home, which can greatly reduce their monthly bills. Did you know that thermostats control 50% of your energy bill? If you could save an average of 15% on your home cooling costs, would you make the switch?

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R-22 Refrigerant Phase-Out: What You Need to Know

February 17, 2020

If you have an air conditioning system that was manufactured before 2010, chances are it runs on a specific type of refrigerant called R-22. Refrigerant, commonly referred to as Freon®, is a mixture that undergoes phase transitions between liquid and gas as it travels through your cooling system, removing heat from the air to cool your space. Beginning in 2010, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and various other similar agencies around the world began phasing out 2010 because R-22 contains chlorine, an ozone-depleting substance. When the ozone layer is depleted, more ultra-violet radiation reaches the earth and

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Projects That Add Value to Your Home

January 26, 2017

Updated infrastructure (HVAC, roof, plumbing, electrical systems) add a great deal more value to your home, your largest investment! You’ll be surprised by how much these updates increase the comfort of your home…and make it more desirable to potential buyers if you choose to sell. No one wants to buy a home with luxurious spa-like bathrooms and a gourmet chef’s kitchen but a clunky old air conditioner, cracking roof, or leaky water heater. Call Wolff Mechanical today to schedule a no-charge estimate to replace your HVAC and water heater! Let Wolff handle the complicated mechanical stuff, leaving

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Arizona Winter Gardening Maintenance

November 30, 2016

Arizona plants are hearty, but can still be damaged by winter frost. Check the weather daily and if frost is predicted then cover bougainvillea, hibiscus, lantana, fall annuals (geraniums and petunias), natal plum, plumbago, pigmy dates, ficus trees, orchids, and citrus. Always use sheets, blankets, or frost cloth (available at a nursery) to cover plants. No plastic! Protect tender cactus by placing styrofoam cups on the tips. If you are unsure of the hardiness of any particular plant call a nursery (or ask Google). To maintain annual flowers, feed them with “superbloom” fertilizer. Make sure to deadhead

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Arizona doesn’t “fall back”, so why not get ahead?

November 3, 2016

It’s been pretty toasty this summer, so maybe you’re looking forward to the house being cooler. But soon enough, you’re going to want to turn on the indoor heat. We are Arizonans after all, and a little breeze sends most of us into sweaters and boots. Fall HVAC maintenance is important, but…Fall is a pretty busy season. Hitting the gym to work off that Halloween candy, planning the perfect Thanksgiving meal to accommodate every guest’s eating preferences, and keeping up with football takes a lot of time. Do you really want to spend your precious free time

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Time Is Running Out To Claim Your 2016 Tax Credit!

November 3, 2016

Now that we are in that “in-between” time where the temperature is just right where you hardly run your air conditioner or heater, it is a great time to consider upgrading that old unit for a new high-efficiency system. As HVAC units age they get less efficient costing you much more money to run. Not to mention the fact that you could be spending much more money on repairs. Your friends over here at Wolff Mechanical, Inc. have some great information on how you could claim one or more federal tax credits as well as local utility

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Furnace Maintenance Service in Scottsdale AZ

July 26, 2016

Have you ever considered getting professional furnace repair services? If not, then you need to know the several benefits of using professional services. Knowing them will help you make up your mind regarding if hiring them is right for you. Experience – A technician has more experience than an individual with no experience in dealing with furnaces. A professional has worked with many kinds of furnaces and will be able to diagnose the problem if any and find the right solutions too. They are trained to get your furnace working right again. Safety –

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Why Use Commercial Air Cleaning Systems Phoenix AZ?

July 22, 2016

You have to provide a safe pollution free area for your employees, workers, customers, clients, and visitors. A commercial place must be free of dust and airborne pollutants. There are places where it is necessary and even mandatory to keep the area dust-free. Clean air is essential to maintain the quality of products that are processed or manufactured in a commercial center. A completely clean and sterile environment is needed at places where food items are stored or processed. Advanced electronic items must be stored, assembled and repaired in a dust-free clean environment. We provide all types of commercial air

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