7 Essential Steps to Prepare Your AC System for Arizona’s Summer Heat

March 7, 2024

As spring rolls around, Arizonians know that the scorching summer heat is just around the corner. With temperatures soaring well into the triple digits, it’s crucial to ensure that your air conditioning system is in top-notch condition to keep your home cool and comfortable. Here are seven essential steps every homeowner can take to get their AC system ready for the blazing Arizona summer: Schedule a Professional Tune-Up: Start by scheduling a comprehensive tune-up with a licensed HVAC technician. A professional inspection will identify any potential issues with your AC system before they escalate

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Top 10 Ways To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

April 27, 2023

Summer is around the corner, and as the temperature begins to rise, keeping your home cool becomes a priority. While cranking up the air conditioning is an easy solution, it can lead to skyrocketing energy bills. Fortunately, there are other ways to keep your home cool this summer without breaking the bank. Here are the top 10 ways to keep your home cool this summer. 1. Use ceiling fans Ceiling fans are an energy-efficient way to keep your home cool. By circulating the air, they create a breeze that can make a room feel several degrees cooler. Make

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Wolff Mechanical – Award-Winning HVAC Services

July 28, 2020

Wolff Mechanical – Award-Winning HVAC Services HVAC & AC Services Overview Wolff Mechanical has been a leader in HVAC services in Phoenix for the past 30 years. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and employing extremely knowledgeable HVAC technicians. We provide a plethora of heating and cooling services that can help handle any issue you might have. Here’s an overview of some of our services: New Construction AC Installation Traditional air conditioners Heat Pumps VRV systems Mini-Splits Air Conditioning AC Install AC

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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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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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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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Wolff Mechanical AC Maintenance Service in Cave Creek AZ

April 13, 2016

The air conditioner works silently in a corner where we barely notice it. We pass by countless times during the day without even looking, especially if it has a programmable thermostat that automatically changes temperature according to our predefined settings. That is perhaps one of the reasons why we barely do anything to maintain it. This is a mistake. ACs are generally low maintenance machines but neglect will allow issues to creep up until they eventually reach a point where can no longer afford to be blind. Get an AC maintenance service Cave Creek AZ specialist to help prevent this.

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Air Conditioning Maintenance Service

February 17, 2016

HVAC units are reliable and designed to operate for decades. Even the best units are not flawless, and small problems eventually build into large problems. Typical maintenance issues include leaking coolant, compressor wear, and leaking of the air ducts. All these difficulties can be resolved by a trained and committed air conditioning maintenance service. It is best to inspect a home air conditioner every year. While they are solid machines, prevention allows the owner to reap the full lifespan of the unit. Small repairs can create big savings for the annual energy budget because air conditioners become

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Find Out if You Should Repair or Replace Your HVAC System

October 13, 2015

The cost of your HVAC system repair and the uncertainty of possibly more repairs down the road are generally the reasons for the “repair or replace” quandary. Looking down the road, so to speak, is actually where you want to go. Use these tips to help navigate your options. Repair Cost, ROI, and Lifetime Cost A helpful tool to help make your decision of repairing or replacing your HVAC system is considering lifetime cost. Lifetime cost is the sum of the estimated investment for a new HVAC system less manufacturer and contractor incentives, plus

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Tips for Fixing Common Condensate Drain Problems in Central A/Cs

April 21, 2015

Did you know that your central A/C unit can extract up to 25 gallons of moisture a day from your home? All that water is usually deposited into a condensate pan where it flows outside your home or into the household drain system. If there are condensate drain problems, it could spell trouble for your air conditioning system. Common Problems Caused by Malfunctioning Condensate Drains Condensate tray iced over. This is more likely a problem with the airflow over the evaporator coils. If the system air does not flow fast enough over

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