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Improve Your HVAC Health and Air Quality with Professional Duct Cleaning

January 14th, 2019

In the grand scheme of HVAC services, air duct cleaning probably seems pretty minor. But you actually might be surprised by how beneficial it can be. Sure, your ductwork seems like just a minor part of both your heating and cooling systems, but ducts are pretty important to the functionality of both.

In order to keep your various climate control systems operating as they should, and keep your indoor air quality at an acceptable level this season, be sure to get your ducts cleaned if they haven’t been within the last few years.

How Duct Cleaning Impacts HVAC Efficiency

The air ducts in your home tend to be a collecting place for things like dust, dirt, allergens, and even mold growth due to their dark environment. And sure, this has more of an effect on your indoor air quality than it does on the operation of your heating and cooling systems.

However, as this dust and debris accumulates inside those ducts, it starts to insulate them. This restricts the flow of air through the ducts, making your HVAC system have to work harder to accomplish satisfactory results. This costs you more money in the long run as your monthly bills rise, while making it more difficult for these systems to actually keep your home at a comfortable temperature.

So, if you have not had your ducts cleaned in awhile—or, ever—you should definitely schedule air duct cleaning this season. You’ll help your HVAC system run better, and give it an easier time keeping your home warm.

How Duct Cleaning Impacts Indoor Air Quality

As we said above, your ducts are a collecting place. And duct cleaning’s other main purpose is to help improve the quality of the air you breathe in your home. Aside from dust, you can wind up with pollen, dander, germs, mold spores, and other nasty contaminants in your ducts and in your home. The problem is they get blown around and recirculated every time your air conditioner or heater runs.

Breathing in these contaminants can cause a number of health issues, including the flu, allergy attacks, asthma complications, and more. Proper duct cleaning, though, helps to keep your indoor air quality high by removing most of these contaminants from your ducts, and therefore from your air.

We say most because the presence of mold spores can lead to future mold growth. This is where getting the right kind of indoor air quality product comes into play—in this case UV germicidal lights.

Overall, though, duct cleaning will go very far in helping to improve the indoor air quality in your living space. Be sure to contact our team to schedule your next air duct cleaning appointment and to ask about our comprehensive indoor air quality products and services.

Need a Helping Hand, Call the Maynard Man! Maynard is the Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Energy expert. We look forward to providing you with exceptional residential cooling and heating services in the Nashville area. Contact us today!

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Are You Using Your Heater as Efficiently as Possible?

December 31st, 2018
man looking cold in front of thermostat

We’re heading into what’s historically the coldest month of the year for our area. Hopefully, you had your heater maintained this fall, to ensure it is operating as effectively as possible this winter. Maintenance is a service we generally recommend before temperatures drop to the point that you need your Nashville, TN heating system on a regular basis. However, if you didn’t have it done this year, it’s not too late! We’re even currently offering a special deal for HVAC and duct inspections to our customers.

While maintenance is certainly the first step in ensuring that your heater is operating as efficiently as possible, it’s not the only way to improve the efficiency of your heating system. Read on for some more tips on using your heater as efficiently as possible.

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in Plumbing and HVAC Technology

October 10th, 2018

Be sure to bookmark the Maynard blog for updates on the latest advances in plumbing and HVAC technology.

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Call Maynard for all your heating, air conditioning, electrical, and commercial HVAC needs.

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Welcome to Our New Website

October 10th, 2018

iMarket Solutions has launched Maynard’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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