Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

May 24, 2021

We have all heard jokes about the difference between humid heat and dry heat. While the humidity around Middletown may not be like the tropics, we have our share of elevated moisture. How does this affect your air conditioner and its ability to keep your home comfortable? WK Mechanical, Inc. has put together this guide to help you better understand the relationship between your AC and the humidity it confronts. Understanding Humidity If you have ever lived in two different climates that report having 100% humidity, you know there can be a big difference. Why is this, and

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Is It Time For An AC Upgrade? Questions to help you determine whether you should repair your AC or consider installing a new one.

May 22, 2021

The warm weather season is here! If you turn on your Air Conditioner only to find that it isn’t working as well as it used to, you may find yourself wondering if you should repair or bite the bullet and invest in a whole new system. We’ve compiled a list of questions designed to help you make the decision. If you answer all the questions below and are still confused, we encourage you to give us a call! We offer free consultations that will provide you with an honest assessment of your home. Together we can help you come up

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We Are A NYS Clean Heat Participating Contractor. What You Get With WK!

May 3, 2021

  The New York Clean Heat Program is an amazing initiative offering significant rebates when you install an energy-efficient Heat Pump in your home or business. You can qualify for up to $14,000 in rebates when you participate but that is only one of the benefits of having a heat pump installed in your home! With a Heat Pump, your monthly utility bills will be about 30% lower, they require minimal maintenance, they are quiet, and they are cleaner, safer, and healthier than furnaces that burn fuel!

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How a Heat Pump Works

March 18, 2021

Have you ever considered rethinking the way you heat and cool your home? Most of us just want to be cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Like Diane Keaton famously proclaimed when her well went dry in the 80’s classic, Baby Boom, “I just want to turn on the faucet and have running water. I don’t want to know where it’s coming from.” Like if you can relate.   It may be beneficial to rethink your options… Many people are taking advantage of the New York State clean heat program and opting

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How Energy Efficient Are Heat Pumps?

March 17, 2021

If you are looking for a new heating system for your Hudson Valley home, you may come across information about heat pumps. Before you make such a significant investment, you may be wondering if the energy savings are worthwhile. Read on to give context to your next heating upgrade. What Is a Heat Pump? The most important thing to understand about heat pumps is that they are not direct replacements for your furnace. Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling. The unit is mounted outside your home and uses heat exchange to warm and cool air.

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Save Money with a Heat Pump

March 16, 2021

As we continue to analyze what we spend our money on, more and more people are wondering if switching to a Heat Pump is a smart move for them long term. Most of us have been heating and cooling our homes with traditional heating equipment and AC with hardly a thought that there might be other options out there. It’s easy to get caught up in the: if it ain’t broke, why fix it? mentality when it comes to our utilities. It is important, however, to take time to analyze new options, emerging trends and weigh the benefits of a

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WK Mechanical is a Proud Participant in The NYS Clean Heat Program

February 18, 2021

Clean Heat Program WK Mechanical, Inc. is proud to be a participant in the NYS Clean Heat Program. This is a program for residents and business owners in the state of New York to save money on their utility bills. WK Mechanical, Inc. is proud to be a participating contractor in this program. Here’s what you need to know about how it works, what system qualifies, how you can benefit and what you should do if you want to participate in this money-saving program. About the NYS Clean Heat Program The goal of the NYS Clean Heat

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How can I save money on energy bills in the winter?

January 21, 2021

Living in Middletown, NY, means that winters are long and cold. Your home’s heating system will have to work hard in order to maintain a comfortable and consistent indoor temperature. If you’re dealing with utility bills that seem to get higher every month, you might be wondering what you can do other than putting on another sweater or bundling up in a pile of blankets. Fortunately, there are ways to lower your energy bills without having to sacrifice your comfort. Seal Gaps and Cracks Most doors and windows have small gaps and cracks that facilitate unwanted

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7 Ways to Reduce Wear and Tear on Your HVAC System

December 23, 2020

Homeowners in Middletown regularly rely on their HVAC system to keep their home toasty warm during frigid temperatures and nice and cool in the hot summer months. Although maintaining the ideal environment inside your home is a top priority, the hard work performed by your HVAC system can result in wear and tear over time. Fortunately, there are several things you can do on a regular basis to protect the longevity of your HVAC system. Use the following seven tips to minimize wear and tear on your heating and cooling unit and to reduce the risk

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How A Maintenance Agreement Can Save You Money

December 18, 2020

One of the biggest factors of a comfortable home is a heating and cooling system that is healthy.   While we understand that it might be tempting to pass on signing up for a maintenance agreement, failing to do so could prove to be a costly mistake in the long run. Choosing a maintenance agreement with the right company has its benefits! There are several reasons why a maintenance agreement will ultimately save you money so let’s review a few: Regular Maintenance:  For the same reason you take your

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