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The Maynard Man Answers: “What Does the R-22 Phaseout Mean for My AC?”

September 9th, 2019

The Maynard Man knows that your air conditioner is no small investment. So you want to make sure it lasts for as long as possible and works as efficiently as possible throughout its lifespan.

This isn’t possible though, if you have a refrigerant leak. If your air conditioner is over 10 years old, it’s very likely it uses an outdated type of refrigerant—R-22. What’s wrong with this?

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End-Of-Season AC Care Tips from The Maynard

August 26th, 2019
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It’s true, you may still be using your air conditioner for another month or so, but The Maynard Man likes to make sure our customers are prepared.

With the official end of summer a handful of weeks away, temperatures will begin to cool and it will soon be time to breathe a sigh of relief, open those windows, and enjoy the breeze until winter comes.

Before that happens, we want to make sure you’re not neglecting any central AC services in Nashville that could lead to a malfunctioning cooling system next year. What can you do to weatherize your AC?

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Tips from The Maynard Man: Protect Your Indoor Air with Duct Cleaning

August 21st, 2019
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Have you ever walked into your home after being gone all day, only to suddenly have your allergy and asthma symptoms flare up?

Or maybe you have a healthy member of your family who seems to be getting sick more and more often. What’s causing this, and what can you do about it?

The Maynard Man has an answer for you! Your indoor air quality can actually be worse that the quality of the air outdoors, without the right products in place or without the right services. One of these services is a thorough duct cleaning, once every few years.

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The APCO UV Light from The Maynard Man

August 20th, 2019
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If you’re not already concerned about the presence of biological contaminants in your indoor air, you should be! At least, you should be if you don’t have the right indoor air quality products in place.

The Maynard Man is here to share with you one very important home comfort device that we can easily install right into your HVAC ductwork to clean the air as it passes through, using nothing more than UV radiation! This device is called the APCO UV light.

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The Maynard Man Shares 4 Potential Causes of Damaging Power Surges

August 12th, 2019
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The Maynard Man loves summer, but there are certainly some aspects that aren’t so fun, right? A muggy climate, sunburns, fried electronics—wait, what’s that last one?

While you’re apt to crank your thermostat down as low as it will go to achieve optimal comfort, that excess strain on your home’s electrical system can cause a power surge that impacts all the electrical appliances and equipment in your living space. This causes irreparable damage, and it’s not the only potential cause of a power surge—more on that below.

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Water Filtration from the Maynard Man

July 29th, 2019
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There’s no wrong reason to add a whole-house water filtration system to your home. Some people get one to improve the taste of their water, while others choose a system to eliminate health concerns—like the effects of contaminated water on someone with a weakened immune system!

The Maynard Man can’t very well say we’re the “Clean Water Expert” if we didn’t give you all the facts.

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Tips from the Maynard Man, For a Healthy Home!

July 15th, 2019
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The Maynard Man certainly doesn’t want to tell you have a problem, but the fact of the matter is, if we’re going to prove ourselves as the clean air, clean water, clean energy expert then we need to assess all parts of your home. This includes your indoor air quality, which can be pretty bad.

In fact, in many homes, the air quality is worse than that of outdoors!  Not YOUR fault of course, but there is something you can do about it, and The Maynard Man can help.

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Ask the Maynard Man: “Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for My Home?”

July 1st, 2019
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Tankless water heaters are growing in popularity as one of the newest innovations in home plumbing. While they aren’t right for all homes, they can be a great choice for yours! You might be used to a storage tank system and that’s a good choice too, with today’s models offering better efficiency than ever before.

Whatever you decide, The Maynard Man is here to help. Our plumbers are extensively trained and ready to serve all your water heater and plumbing needs.

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Ask The Maynard Man: “What’s Wrong with My Ducts?”

June 17th, 2019
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HVAC systems today are built with efficiency in mind—they’re designed to offer you powerful cooling at an affordable price.

So when you find out your ductwork—the “V” part of HVAC—may be contributing to up to 30% loss of this cooled air through things like tears and pinholes, it can be super frustrating!

The Maynard Man is here to offer you a solid solution—duct sealing, using the Aeroseal method!

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Ask the Maynard Man: Is It Ever Too Late to Maintain My AC System?

June 3rd, 2019
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When it comes to your AC, you should schedule a maintenance tune-up with a professional and trusted Nashville air conditioning contractor—The Maynard Man, once a year.

Through our Maynard Healthy Home Plus Plan, we provide our residential clients 4 annual maintenance inspections: one each for their cooling and heating systems, as well as one each for their electrical and plumbing systems.

This isn’t just a minor suggestion, or a luxury service. It’s how you’re going to squeeze the most efficiency from your home comfort systems, reduce repair needs, and help these systems last as long as possible.

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