Maynard Blog: Archive for February, 2022

The Maynard Man Asks: What Kind of Shape Are Your Furnace Ducts In?

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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The Maynard Man wants to know… how often do you think about the state of your ductwork? If you’re like most homeowners, probably not very much! This is understandable–after all, your air ducts are mostly out of sight, and therefore out of mind.

As long as you still have airflow from your central furnace or air conditioner, everything’s fine, right? Well–not necessarily. If you have reduced airflow, uneven heating or cooling, or notice excessive dust buildup coming from your system through the room vents, there’s a chance that something could actually be wrong with your air ducts, and this leads to not only equipment defects, but also indoor air quality issues too.

Fortunately, you needn’t look any further than our team for duct sealing to resolve these issues. Read on as we uncover some signs that you could be in need of professional duct sealing services.

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The Maynard Man Wants You To Know This About Your Furnace Heat Exchanger

Monday, February 7th, 2022
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If you’re like many homeowners in the Nashville area, then you have a gas-powered furnace in your home to keep your family warm. This is a great choice–both powerful and cost-effective! Today’s furnace models have higher efficiency ratings than ever before, with the highest annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating being 98%!

In addition to efficiency, you should always be able to rely on furnace safety in your home too. This isn’t to say that gas-powered furnaces are dangerous by nature. However, if you don’ take care of your system the right way, it can become harmful. Why?

Because of something called the heat exchanger. It’s not the heat exchanger that causes potential harm, but rather a damaged heat exchanger that can cause problems. Read on to learn more!

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