Stormy Weather Leads To Power Outages…Be Prepared With An Automatic Standby Generator!

August 31, 2021

Hurricane season is in full swing! Between Henri last month and Ida this week, our area is seeing a fair amount of rain. Stormy weather, such as a hurricane or tropical storm brings heavy rains and wind can lead to power outages. A power outage is a minor inconvenience for some but can be life-threatening for others. There are several advantages to installing an Automatic Standby Generator, so we think it makes sense to do your research and take steps to weather any storm that comes your way! Below are our top reasons to consider installing a generator at your

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A Vote For The Best Our Community Has To Offer! Vote for WK Mechanical

August 30, 2021

Each year The Times Herald-Record holds Community Choice Awards called The Readers’ Choice that allows you – our community – to vote and recognize the best businesses our community has to offer. There are dozens of categories to vote in including Best HVAC in the Hudson Valley – a category that we are honored to have been named among the finalists. Our multi-generational, family-owned, and operated HVAC company has been in business in the Hudson Valley for over 30 years and we are so proud to be recognized in this way by our loyal

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Leave it to the Professionals!

August 4, 2021

  There is nothing quite like relaxing at the end of a long day in your favorite chair, with your favorite beverage in a room that is the perfect temperature! It’s certainly disappointing to come home to find that your air conditioner isn’t working. If you are handy, you may be tempted to see what is going on and then grab your toolbox and attempt to fix the problem yourself. While it is certainly possible to make a repair on your own, we would like to persuade you to leave it to the professionals! Below are

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Family Owned & Operated Since 1945

August 1, 2021

The story of WK Mechanical began in 1945 when Mr. Whiteford and Mr. Keagy established Whiteford Keagy (WK), an appliance repair shop that also provided heating and air conditioning services in the Hudson Valley. Meanwhile in Brooklyn, in 1976 Ron Conforti and his two partners established WARP – 10 (Worldwide Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Plumbing). The company began with 10 employees but grew over the years to a large Heating and Cooling Mechanical Company servicing the 5 boroughs of New York. In the early 1980s, the company changed their name to Conforti Mechanical as they began focusing

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Stay Cool this Summer – our top tips to get you ready for an awesome Summer!

July 1, 2021

  Welcome Summer! We want to help you stay cool and have an amazing Summer, one that is as free of stress as possible. No one wants to wake up to an AC that is no longer working or have battles with your thermostat in order to keep your home cool. Below are our top tips to keep you cool all summer long!   The change of seasons is the perfect reminder to change your air filter! Filters that are dirty or clogged with dust and debris restrict airflow

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Shop Local! When it comes to choosing a company to service, repair or install your heating or cooling system there are many reasons to shop local!

May 11, 2021

When your air conditioner is not working properly and you find yourself in need of an HVAC professional to service or repair your system, you want to be sure you are working with a company you can trust. We know you have many choices and we would like to take a minute to let you know why we think you should… Shop Local & Do It The Right Way With WK! We are a family-owned and operated HVAC company that has been in business in the Hudson Valley for over 30 years. The owners

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Make Sure You Change Your Air Filters!

April 5, 2021

We’ve all been there. We’ve snoozed the quarterly calendar reminder, or let it fall completely off our radar and stood in complete shock looking at the dirty filter resting when we finally get around to replacing it.   Though often overlooked, changing your air filter is a critical step in your HVAC system’s maintenance. It may seem unimportant, but a dirty air filter can actually impact you in more ways than you realize. Do it the Right Way Advice From WK: Changing your air filter every 30 – 90 days will ensure

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Why a Generator May Be a Great Investment for Homeowners

April 4, 2021

  You can lose power for a multitude of reasons including anything from a downed power line to a weather emergency. Whatever the reason, generators are a great thing to have when the power goes out! Purchasing a generator for your own home may seem a luxury, but let’s look at why a generator could benefit you.   Weather experts like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) agree that single and multi day severe weather instances are on the rise.

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Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

April 2, 2021

Warmer days are ahead, and if you are like us here at WK, you’re more than ready! Now is the perfect time to ensure that your HVAC system is ready too. It can be easy to slip into Spring, turn your heat off and assume that all systems are a go for those hot months ahead. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Now is the optimal time to prep your Air Conditioning system so that any issues that arise can be addressed prior to the onslaught of summer heat.   Below is a

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