Staying Ahead Of Old Man Winter

December 2, 2022

We have already gotten a taste of winter weather and it’s looking like this year we are going to see a wet and icy winter with temperatures bouncing back and forth from very cold to warmer than normal. With this type of unpredictable weather pattern, you’ll want to do all you can to stay ahead of old man winter. Prevent potential issues winter may bring, by preparing with these tips from your heating & cooling comfort pros at WK Mechanical: Icy winter storms can really weigh down Tree Branches making them vulnerable.

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We Are Here For You

December 1, 2022

We love what we do! WK Mechanical is a family-owned and operated business that is deeply invested in our community. We have committed ourselves to providing great customer service and we work hard to do all we can to best serve you, our customers. We are here for you, to answer your questions, help you find timely solutions to your HVAC concerns and to do each job right the first time! Answering your questions We want to be your trusted resource for all your HVAC needs. That is why our 5 Star Technicians always take the

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Should You Cover Your Air Conditioning Unit This Winter?

November 20, 2022

As the temperature drops in Middletown, New York, your attention will likely be focused on keeping your home warm. Your outdoor air conditioning unit is probably one of the last things on your mind. However, cold-weather maintenance will help your AC unit survive the winter months, ensuring that it will work for you when you need it to come the spring. But should you cover your AC in the winter as part of hat maintenance? Do You Need to Cover an Air Conditioner During the Winter Months? You want your air conditioning unit to work correctly

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How Leaves Can Impact Your HVAC System

September 20, 2022

Autumn in the Northeast is a beautiful time as all the leaves begin to change colors. However, when this happens, you know it won’t be long before you’re raking up huge piles of leaves in your yard. While all those leaves can be a pain to clean up, they can also cause major issues with your HVAC system. Both your heating and air conditioning systems can be affected by leaves, and here is how it happens. The Effect of Leaves on Your Furnace If your home has a gas furnace, leaves can affect how well

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The Difference Between HEPA and MERV

August 16, 2022

First, HEPA is a type of filter, and MERV is a way to rate filters. MERV stands for “minimum efficiency reporting value,” which is the value given to filters by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, or ASHRAE. HEPA stands for “high-efficiency particulate air.” What Is a HEPA Filter? A HEPA filter is considered the gold standard of air filters among our HVAC professionals at WK Mechanical, Inc.. This type of filter is able to take out 99.97% of particles with a 0.3-micron diameter. This is considered the hardest particle to capture. HEPA filters

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Finding The Temperature That Is Just Right. Get zoned controls and clean heat with a heat pump.

August 4, 2022

Everyone wants to be comfortable in their own home. What do you do when one room is ALWAYS TOO HOT and another room is ALWAYS TOO COLD? We understand how frustrating that can be and we want to help! The heating and cooling comfort pros at WK Mechanical offer free in-home comfort consultations. During this consultation, a member of the WK team will come to your home and listen to your concerns. We’ll then perform a complete analysis to identify your needs (including measuring your home to perform computer load calculations to correctly size your

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Learn More About Energy Efficiency!

July 30, 2022

With prices on nearly everything continuing to rise, families are looking to save money any way they can! One way is to take a closer look at your home’s energy efficiency and see if there are things you can do to help you save some money on your utility bills. WK Mechanical wants to help so we have put together some of our top thoughts on Energy Efficiency!   First, it’s important to make education about HVAC energy efficiency a priority Learn about ways you can consume less energy. The first step is to get

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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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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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