Stay cool in the Summer with a little help from the Heating & Cooling Pros at WK Mechanical!

June 21, 2022

Your comfort is our biggest priority which is why we want to help you have an amazing cool summer. Below are the items we suggest you put at the top of your Summer To Do List: Change your air filter. Dirty filters are clogged with dust and debris which inhibits your Air Conditioner’s ability to cool properly. Your AC will not have to work as hard with a clean air filter in place. Schedule your annual Air Conditioner maintenance. It will keep your system running more smoothly and head problems

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How to Determine What Size AC Your Home Needs

June 14, 2022

When it comes time to replace or install a new air conditioner, it is essential that the unit you choose is appropriately sized for your home. If the AC is either undersized or oversized, it can make it nearly impossible to properly keep your home cooled. It can also greatly increase your energy costs and lead to more wear and tear on the unit and a shortened lifespan. Professional HVAC technicians take a variety of different factors into account when sizing an AC unit, and here is a quick overview of how it is done. Calculating Square

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How To Beat The Summer Heat! Tips for keeping your ac running cool this summer.

June 1, 2022

When the calendar flips to June for many it’s time to celebrate because that means that SUMMER is almost here!! But not everyone is a fan of summer and the warmer temperatures this season brings. If you are worried about keeping cool this summer, we’ve got some tips for you! Close your curtains, shades, or blinds. Blinds, curtains, and shades block not only light but are also effective at blocking heat which will help your AC from having to work too hard. Use ceiling fans. Ceiling fans are great for helping to

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When You Need Help With Your HVAC System, Become Part Of The WK Mechanical Family

June 1, 2022

When your heating and cooling system is not working properly, you need the help of an HVAC professional that you can trust. WK Mechanical is a family owned and operated HVAC company that has been serving customers in our community since 1945. As owners of WK Mechanical, the Conforti family are very much involved in the day-to-day business of the company and enjoy building relationships with WK’s customers. We strive every day, Do It The Right Way With WK by putting our customer’s comfort first and treating them like family! What you can expect when you

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Will a New Air Conditioner Increase My Home’s Value?

May 19, 2022

If you’re looking for ways to increase the value of your home, you might be considering a major project like remodeling your kitchen or bathroom. While these are definitely good options that can increase the value of your home and make it more appealing, it’s highly unlikely that you’ll ever recoup the full amount you invested in the project. On the other hand, upgrading your HVAC system with a new air conditioner will typically always increase the value of your home by at least the amount you spent on the new unit. In fact, it could potentially increase your home’s

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Say Goodbye To Fossil Fuels! Save Energy & Money with a Heat Pump.

April 28, 2022

When it comes to keeping our homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer, American consumers by and large turn to fossil fuels as their energy source. In fact, when it comes to energy consumption, according to ScienceDirect.com the energy used by American consumers for HVAC purposes is second only to the energy used for transportation. What are fossil fuels? Fossil Fuels are hydrocarbon-containing materials formed underground from the remains of dead plants and animals. These fuels are extracted from the Earth through mining and drilling and are used to keep our cars on the road

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Common Central Air Conditioning Issue

April 22, 2022

With Spring in full gear, warmer temperatures will be here before you know it! When the time comes to turn on your Air Conditioner, we hope you find that it is working well to keep you cool. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case, so we’ve compiled a shortlist of common issues we see when it comes to Central Air Conditioners that aren’t working properly. Review the list below so you will be familiar with some of the challenges homeowners often face with their central air conditioner and some proactive things you can do to help prevent issues.

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Decommissioning Your System

April 20, 2022

Are you using oil, gas, or propane to heat your home? While everybody wants to feel warm and cozy during the winter months, using these fuels presents some downsides to you as a homeowner and the planet as a whole. Burning fossil fuels like gas, oil, and coal contributes to carbon pollution, the number one cause of climate change around the world. Your indoor air quality could be suffering, too. If you’re considering making the jump from an oil or gas furnace to an electric heat pump, there are plenty of great reasons to do so. In

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With UV Lights

April 10, 2022

The use of Ultraviolet or UV Lights aren’t new. They have been used for decades in commercial spaces such as food-processing plants, hospitals, water treatment facilities, and schools to help disinfect the water and air. Today the most common residential use for UV technology is to improve the indoor air quality in homes. If you are looking for ways to make the air you breathe cleaner….we encourage you to keep reading!   How Do UV Lights Work? Ultraviolet systems emit low levels of ultraviolent light to kill or control a host of germs, mold, bacteria,

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Considering an Air Conditioning Upgrade? Make the switch to a ductless system!

April 2, 2022

When you are faced with the possibility of upgrading your home’s air conditioning system, it can be a hard decision. There are certainly many options out there! While most of us have been cooling our homes with traditional central Air Conditioning units or window air conditioners, it may be time to consider upgrading to a ductless system. Here’s why…   Switching to a ductless system could save you considerable money over time by lowering your energy bills. As an added bonus, converting to a ductless system means you will burn less fuel and still

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