The Top 4 Advantages Of A Wi-Fi Thermostat

July 28, 2020

When the temperature is HOT outside, you want to be sure your family can stay cool inside without utility bills that are through the roof!  Installing a smart thermostat is a great step in that direction.  There are a number of advantages to upgrade to a Wi-Fi Thermostat, below are our top 4. Saves you money – For those skeptics that are wondering if you really can save money by installing a Wi-Fi thermostat, we can tell you that yes, it’s true!  Savings have been reported to be as high as 30%.

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Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold – How to find a temperature that is just right

July 28, 2020

During the summer months when the weather is HOT, many families will begin their annual feud over the thermostat. Homeowners who place a premium on comfort will lower the temperature on their central air conditioning to keep their home at their ideal cool temperature.  Other homeowners who worry about their utility bills will argue that if they keep the temperature set to a few degrees higher, you can save some money. So how do you come to an agreement that keeps everyone is happy?  Can you find a temperature that leaves your home not

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The Advantages of Installing a Ductless AC

June 26, 2020

You may have heard about Ductless AC and wonder how they compare to a traditional Air Conditioning unit.  In this blog we will tell you more about a ductless air conditioning system and layout the advantages so that you can make an informed decision when it comes time to upgrade your Air Conditioning System. Known by several names, a Ductless AC is sometimes referred to as a Heat Pump, A Mini-Split as well as a Ductless System.  The ductless unit will draw in the air that is already in the room through the heating or refrigerant coils

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How To Save Money On Your Air Conditioning Bills

June 9, 2020

From clipping coupons to cutting cable, everyone is looking for ways to save money. If you cringe every time you open your bill from the electric company, maybe we can help!  Below are a few ways you can look to save money on your Air Conditioning Bills. Use ceiling fans – Installing ceiling fans throughout your home is one way to cool down using less energy than running your ac which means savings on your utility bills. Upgrade to a programmable thermostat – A programmable thermostat is a great way to save

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Time For An Upgrade? Determine whether you should repair your AC or install a new one

May 14, 2020

We know the weather has been crazy but warm weather is indeed coming.  You don’t want to wait until you NEED your AC to find out it isn’t working properly.  A decision that you are forced into makes having no air conditioning more stressful than it needs to be.  Utilize the list below you can get in front of the situation and make an educated decision as to whether the time is right to take advantage of some amazing financing offers and upgrade to a brand new system or if it makes sense to wait a year or two.

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May Is Clean Air Month, WK Wants To Help You Breathe Easier

May 7, 2020

It’s May and we are still here…staying safer at home!  With all the quality time we are spending in our homes, it is more important than ever to make sure that your environment provides air as clean as it can be to all who are living there. Since May is Clean Air Month, we thought it was the perfect time to share with all of you more about the importance of having clean air inside your home. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can happen for many reasons.  There can be contamination from chemicals or

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Getting Your AC Ready During The Coronavirus Crisis

May 4, 2020

As we look ahead to the warmer weather, we want to be sure that your Air Conditioner is ready.  We have already offered some tips for getting your AC ready for warmer weather.  In case you missed it, you can read it here. Today, we want to talk about some of the precautions you can take to make sure that your AC is ready for warm weather while addressing the need to keep CLEAN AIR circulating in your home.  During this time of Coronavirus prevalence, we all want to be sure that every breath we take is

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Warm weather is coming….is your AC ready?

April 14, 2020

When the weather turns warm, you want to be sure your air conditioner will be ready to keep your family cool.  The last thing you want it to flip the switch on your AC unit to gain some relief from a humid day to find that there is no cool air flowing!  An AC unit that has sat out through winter, spring and fall will need some TLC to run in peak condition.  We can help! Tips To Get Your AC Ready, From Your Heating & Cooling Comfort Pros: Replace

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Every Breath You Take – Air Purification Systems Can Help You Achieve Healthier, Cleaner Air!

March 25, 2020

Right now while many of us are spending more time at home; you want to make sure that your environment provides clean air to all who are living there.  A Whole-House Purification system can help make sure that with every breath you and your family take, you are breathing in cleaner, healthier air.  If you are wondering what solutions an air purification system can provide, take a look below. Whole Home Solutions For Air Purification Destroy Germs This is certainly something in the forefront of everyone’s mind these days.  We want to rid our home

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Summertime HVAC: Common Seasonal Problems

August 2, 2020

If your HVAC system is installed properly, they can have lifespans that seemingly go on forever. Good maintenance helps as well. However, there comes a time when you’ll run into issues. In particular, the unbearable summer heat is a common period for HVAC to break down. If your appliances aren’t working correctly, you’ll be in for a long and exhausting summer. Here are some common summertime problems for an HVAC system. 1. Overheating First, extreme heat can cause a wide variety of issues. When things are ridiculously hot, your appliances need to work overtime to get

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Should I Have My Thermostat Set To “Auto” or “On”?

July 12, 2020

Most people keep their thermostat set to “Auto” all day, every day, without even thinking about it. However, you may see the “On” setting and wonder, “should I be using that instead?” After all, they wouldn’t put it there if it wasn’t meant to be used. But turning your thermostat to “On” could be a mistake. Here’s why. What Are the Differences Between ‘Auto’ and ‘On’? When your thermostat is turned to “Auto,” the fan that blows the warmed or cooled air through your ducts only turns on when your furnace or air

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The Best Way to Cool Older Homes

June 13, 2020

Old houses are challenging to heat and cool. Older homes also lack the infrastructure needed to accommodate a modern cooling system, which means you can’t always add updated units to cool old houses. However, you can rely on professional HVAC technicians at WK Mechanical, Inc. for information about cooling options for your residence. In the meantime, here’s a look at some tips for the best ways to cool older homes. 1. Use a Fan A fan is an efficient way to cool an older house. For only 2 to 5 cents per hour, you can make your

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What are the Types of Smart Thermostats?

May 10, 2020

Ready to take control of your heating and cooling system to minimize your utility costs? A smart thermostat can be a wise investment to save around $50 per year, according to Energy Star, or up to $100 or more depending on thermostat manufacturer’s claims. Smart thermostats are an upgrade from programmable thermostats that can provide the same level of savings but that also require careful programming — something that many homeowners neglect. A 2015 study found that 40 percent of people who owned a programmable thermostat did not use its programming feature. A

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