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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Safety Tips For Homes That Use Space Heaters

February 16, 2022

Safety Tips For Homes That Use Space Heaters Space heaters can be a great way to help supplement heat inside of your home during the colder winter months. However, if not used correctly, space heaters can be dangerous in a residential setting. By following the safety tips that we’re going to go over below, you can drastically reduce your risk of a space heater malfunction. Never Leave a Heater Unattended The biggest safety tip that we have for you, when it comes to space heaters, is to never leave your space heater running unattended. Due

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No Heat? Leave it to the Professionals!

January 31, 2022

When your heating system doesn’t seem to be working as well as it should, it may be tempting to see if you can figure out and solve the problem on your own. Especially if you are handy. Before you grab your toolbox, we would like to encourage you to leave any repair of your HVAC system to the professionals. We aren’t just saying this because we want you to give us a call – although it would be our pleasure to help! We do have a few reasons that it may be a really good idea to

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Choose Clean Heat! Understand Heat Pumps

January 29, 2022

Do you LOVE the concept of clean heat but just can’t quite wrap your head around how a heat pump actually works? You aren’t alone, despite all the talk about converting to a more energy-efficient HVAC system, many people don’t really understand the mechanics of how a heat pump can keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. We’d like to help you gain a better understanding of heat pumps so you can make an educated decision when it comes to updating your HVAC system.   Understanding Heat Pumps

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Easy Steps to Cleaning a Furnace

January 12, 2022

Cleaning your furnace regularly will lead to better performance and increased energy efficiency. It will also help prevent issues early on. Above all, routine cleaning will ensure that your system performs at peak condition for several years. On the contrary, neglecting the furnace might lower performance and cause costly repair issues. Usually, dirt affects the heat exchanger, blower, and filter system. Here is how you can keep these elements clean. Turn the Power Off If you have a gas furnace, lower your thermostat to the lowest setting and wait for the heating cycle to end. From

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Be A Part Of The WK Family

December 23, 2021

When it’s cold outside and you have a problem with your heat, it’s nice to know that there is someone you can depend on. WK Mechanical is a family-owned and operated company that has been in business right here in Orange County for over 75 years. We care about you and want to be sure your home or business is always comfortable. If you are having an issue with your heating system, the professionals at WK will thoroughly analyze your problem, then come up with the best solution possible. If you hear any

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Time is running out on the amazing rebates on Heat Pumps! Here are 5 reasons to consider converting to a Clean Heat Cold Climate Heat Pump!

December 17, 2021

You may have heard the buzz about The New York Clean Heat Program which offers amazing initiatives in the form of significant rebates when you install a High efficiency Cold Climate Heat Pump system in your home or business. If not, you should know you can qualify for as much as $14,000 in rebates when you install a whole house Cold Climate Heat Pump System! Converting your heating and cooling system to Clean Energy with a Heat Pump has tons of advantages and below we will list our top 5. #1 YOU’LL SAVE MONEY

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How To Keep Your Heating Costs Down This Winter

November 29, 2021

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, we can expect colder-than-usual temperatures which will leave families across the country reaching for their thermostats to turn up the heat. When the energy consumption increases, the price we pay to fuel our homes will also rise. We’ve already begun to feel the pinch. Consumer prices for energy have increased nearly 25% from where they were a year ago and we can expect to spend more. Last month the US Energy Information Administration reported that we can expect to pay 54% more than last year

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10 Ways Snow and Ice Can Affect Your Heat Pump

November 20, 2021

As colder weather approaches, many will rely on electricity-powered heat sources, including furnaces, fireplaces, and electric heaters. But cold winter weather can present problems for those with a heating system, a heat pump, an air conditioning system, or an air handler. In this blog, we’ve compiled how snow and ice can affect your heat pump and air conditioning system in Middletown, NY. 1. Snow and Ice Can Damage Wiring A complete power outage is one of the hazards of snow and ice. And if your heat pump’s air handler is outside, especially in the attic, there’s

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