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Preventive Maintenance

Haven’t Had Your HVAC Tune-Up? Get It Now, and You’ll be Ready for Cooling Season

By |January 21st, 2014|Preventive Maintenance|

If you haven’t had your HVAC system tuned up yet this year, you should schedule a service call now. Cooling season will be here before you know it, and keeping that Central Arizona heat at bay is sure to have your system working hard all day, every day. […]

Fall Furnace Tune-up: What to Expect From the Tech

By |December 17th, 2013|Preventive Maintenance|

Winter in Central Arizona doesn’t seem much of a burden when compared to climates further north, but – to those of us who live here year-round – those three months when average lows are down in the 50s can feel like an arctic blast. So if you haven’t already done so this fall, there’s no time like the present for a fall furnace tune-up. What can you expect from the technician who does the job? […]

Your Exposed A/C Condenser: A Golden Opportunity for Copper Thieves

By |November 14th, 2013|Preventive Maintenance|

Your A/C condenser is a valuable piece of equipment. You make sure it’s maintained throughout the cooling season. You hose it down, keep obstructions well away from it and have it tuned up every spring. But are you guarding your condenser, as well? Yes, are you guarding it? Unfortunately, copper theft is on the rise across the United States, and thieves are breaking into condensers and even making off with whole units. […]

The Water Heater in Your Phoenix Area Home: a Little Bit of Attention Goes a Long Way

By |September 3rd, 2013|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Phoenix area residents soon learn that they have some of the hardest water in the country, which can considerably shorten water heater life. It’s especially important in this region to tend to the maintenance that can extend your water heater’s service life. Hard water contains a high level of dissolved solids from minerals, such as sodium, calcium and magnesium. As the water sits in your tank, the dissolved solids sink to the bottom, where they eventually will cover the bottom of the tank. […]

Taking Care of Your Home Safety and Security for a Worry-Free Vacation

By |August 29th, 2013|Preventive Maintenance|

Summer is an ideal time for travel. This year’s record high temperatures have made seeking cooler climes a particularly wise plan. But in your absence, there can be threats to your home safety and security. The experts at Wolff Mechanical want you to have a relaxing holiday, with the confidence that the appliances in your house are well-maintained and that your home is safe and secure while you are gone. Here are some easy tips to ensure that what you leave is what you will return to: […]

Preventing Heat Gain in Your Tempe Home: Your Foolproof Strategy

By |May 23rd, 2013|Preventive Maintenance|

Heat gain in your Central Arizona home is the result of solar radiation hitting your home’s roof, walls and windows. Heat gain can cause your home to heat up dramatically during the day, raising your energy costs and lowering your comfort level. Here are five tips for preventing heat gain from taxing your cooling system this summer. […]

Preventive Maintenance Checklist You Can Take Care of Yourself

By |April 2nd, 2013|Preventive Maintenance|

A well-maintained HVAC system will offer you years of uninterrupted and efficient service. A dirty or neglected system is prone to mechanical breakdowns because it’s working overtime to heat or cool your home. It will also consume more energy, resulting in higher energy costs to you. There are several preventive maintenance procedures you can perform yourself to help maintain your system. […]

Protect Your Family with Carbon Monoxide Detectors

By |March 21st, 2013|Preventive Maintenance|

Most dangers posed to your Phoenix and Scottsdale area home are ones you can see, but there’s a silent danger which may be lurking in your home, affecting the health and safety of your family. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas produced by the combustion of materials. The most common sources of carbon monoxide in the home are unvented gas and kerosene heaters, leaky furnaces and chimneys, gas water heaters, wood and gas stoves, automobile exhaust leaking into your home from the garage and back-draft from furnaces. The Scottsdale AC home safety experts at Wolff Mechanical recommend utilizing Carbon monoxide detectors […]

Scottsdale Air Conditioning Service – AC Safety Tips

By |March 18th, 2013|Air Conditioning Tips, Preventive Maintenance|

With summer temps fast approaching,  100+ degree heat waves will soon be the norm in Arizona. As a result, the Scottsdale air conditioning experts at Wolff Mechanical recommend staying safe during the summer months. Typically, [...]

2 Home Safety Precautions Guaranteed To Protect Your Family

By |January 22nd, 2013|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Do you take home safety seriously? Carbon monoxide leaks, smoke and fires are potentially lethal, and may strike at any time. Take the initiative and the responsibility to implement these two safety measures: prevention and detection. […]