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Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Repair, from The Maynard Man

October 18th, 2021
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The Maynard Man knows that when you live someplace like Nashville, you need reliable cooling, and heating, depending on the time of year! This is why so many of our customers choose a heat pump for their home comfort needs.

But say that you wake up one day and something is amiss. You know you set the thermostat to a certain temperature the night before, but it’s definitely not that temperature in your home right now. Or perhaps you hear a really eerie sound coming from the direction of your vents. Whatever symptoms you’re witnessing, it may mean that something is wrong with your heat pump!

Now, heat pumps suffer from wear and tear just like any other appliance. And you can fend off the worst, most urgent repair needs with routine maintenance. But even with diligent maintenance, you should know the signs that your heat pump needs help so you can give The Maynard Man a call right away. Read on to learn what these signs are.

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The Maynard Man’s Fall AC Checklist

September 27th, 2021
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The official start of fall is here! While that doesn’t mean temperatures will magically cool down right away, it does mean that it’s time to prep your home.

Yup, this means getting heating maintenance done—maintenance will help your heater work as efficiently and effectively as possible for as long as possible.

But just because we’re talking about your heater prep doesn’t mean you should forget about your air conditioner. After all, you want to set both your HVAC systems up for success. Read on as we uncover a helpful checklist for what to do with your air conditioner this fall.

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Tips from The Maynard Man for Helping Your AC Work More Efficiently

September 20th, 2021
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The Maynard Man understands that homeowners would like to do whatever they can to save money. And, of course, in the summertime a large majority of that money goes toward their cooling costs. Actually, HVAC systems typically make up half of all energy use within a home.

And no, turning off your air conditioner isn’t the only way to use less energy, nor does it make much sense. Because after all, you want to maintain your household’s comfort too, right? We get it! Read on as we uncover some tips on how you can use your air conditioner more efficiently without sacrificing your comfort.

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Do You Need to Call The Maynard Man for a New Air Conditioner?

September 6th, 2021
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There are a number of things that can go wrong with a home comfort system. Sometimes it’s due to natural wear and tear. Other times, it can be a manufacturer defect, or even from an extenuating circumstance like bad weather affecting the outdoor unit.

But when it comes down to it, if the problems afflicting your air conditioner are becoming more and more common, costing you way too much money, and are paired with an aging system, it’s likely time to call The Maynard Man and start exploring your AC replacement options.

Wonder if that’s the case for you? Read on to learn some of the signs.

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Signs of Sewer Line Trouble, From The Maynard Man

August 23rd, 2021
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The Maynard Man and team understand that your sewer line is one of the most important components of your plumbing system—if not the most important. This is why we want to do everything we can to help you to protect yours.

Unfortunately, it can be pretty easy to miss sewer line damage. After all your sewer line is buried underground. Out of sight, out of mind, right?

Just like any other plumbing pipe, a sewer line wears down and can suffer damage from clogs or leaking. Fortunately, The Maynard Man has the solutions you need. But first, you need to know if you even have sewer line trouble, right?

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The Maynard Man Shares the Details on Going Ductless

August 9th, 2021
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The Maynard Man is here again with some helpful tips for homeowners who just want to stay cool this summer.

Chances are, if you’ve come across this blog post, you’re considering an air conditioner replacement. And this time of the year is when powerful air conditioning is needed the most, so we imagine you’re in a bit of a rush to get a new system!

However, this is one of those purchases you never want to rush into. Doing so could leave you with an inefficient system that may die on you years before its time. Plus, what if you don’t need a whole new air conditioner, you just need to expand some cooling power?

Well then, you would do well to consider the installation of a ductless cooling system. Read on to learn why!

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The Maynard Man Shares These Signs of an AC in Need of Repair

July 26th, 2021
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The Maynard Man is always here to help! Whether you’re seeking your first centralized air conditioning system for installation, need a replacement, want to schedule maintenance, or have a cooling system in disrepair, we’re the team to call.

The problem is, oftentimes, homeowners and household occupants don’t know when their air conditioner is in disrepair. Unless you schedule maintenance on a regular, annual basis (which you should be doing), it can be hard to know when your air conditioner needs service. That is, if you don’t know what signs to watch for.

So, what signs should you watch for that an air conditioner needs repair? We’ll dive into this below!

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Noises The Maynard Man Doesn’t Want Your AC to Make

July 12th, 2021
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The Maynard Man cares about Nashville residents. At Maynard, we want our customers to be comfortable and healthy in their homes, at a reasonable cost.

The best way to ensure this is the case is to properly take care of your air conditioner. This starts with first having your air conditioner professionally installed. After that, you need the same trustworthy team to keep your air conditioner well maintained and address repair needs.

But what if you don’t know you have any repair needs? Unfortunately, this doesn’t have to be your reality. There are signs you can watch for–or rather, listen for–that indicate you need AC repairs. Strange noises are one of those signs! Read on to learn what noises qualify as strange, and a reason to call The Maynard Man.

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The Maynard Man Shares Plumbing Care Tips

June 28th, 2021
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The Maynard Man knows that plumbing problems can be pretty stressful! Unfortunately in many cases, plumbing problems are the accumulation of years of neglect to the home’s plumbing system. We don’t blame you! The plumbing system is “out of sight, out of mind,” and therefore not considered very much.

But a lack of care and attention can lead to a number of problems, from clogged-up drains to burst pipes and much more.

Fortunately, you have The Maynard Man and team to call when you do run into a plumbing issue. But wouldn’t it be nice to avoid it altogether right from the start? By following the plumbing care tips we’re about to share, you could do just that.

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The Maynard Man Responds: Is Ice Ever Normal To See on an Air Conditioner?

June 14th, 2021
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The Maynard Man has seen just about everything when it comes to air conditioning systems. Whatever repair need a homeowner has, it’s one that we can manage!

So, let’s say you’ve noticed your air conditioner doesn’t seem to be providing the cooled air you expect. You go to investigate and you see something a bit strange: ice has formed on your air conditioner, probably on the evaporator coil.

Now, The Maynard Man gets it—many people think this is an okay sight. After all, your air conditioner chills air, right? Well … not quite, Read on as we uncover why ice is a problem and not something you should see on your AC system.

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