Maynard Blog: Archive for March, 2021

The Maynard Man Shares a Refrigerant Myth

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

If you use a traditional central air conditioner, ductless system, or heat pump, then this blog post is for you. Why’s that? Because there is an important component that runs through these systems—refrigerant.

Refrigerant is the chemical actually responsible for transferring heat in order to bring you cooling. Not sure you understand? Not to worry, that’s why The Maynard Man is here!

We get a lot of customers who don’t really understand how air conditioners really work. They do not “generate” cooling like a heater generates warmth. Instead, they pull hot air from your home, and the refrigerant process involves compressing and condensing that expels the hot air outdoors and brings chilled air indoors.

So, you get it—refrigerant is important. You know what else is important? Knowing when you have a refrigerant leak. Read on to learn more!

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The Maynard Man Says: It’s Time for an AC Tune-Up!

Monday, March 8th, 2021

The Maynard Man here with a summertime tip.

“Wait, temperatures are still in the low 70’s, why are we talking about summer already?”

Well because if you don’t start thinking about summer now, you could be stuck with a malfunctioning, inefficient, or even completely broken down air conditioner when summer does come. And nobody wants that, right?

That’s why you should consider picking up your phone and calling The Maynard Man to schedule your next air conditioner tune-up. Tune-ups allow our technicians to comprehensively inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it in your HVAC systems. This helps the system to work more efficiently and effectively, plus avoid sudden, emergency breakdowns. Read on to learn more!

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