Maynard Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

The Maynard Man Shares Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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The Maynard Man has discovered that not enough of our customers know that their indoor air quality can actually be worse than the quality of the air outside. At least, this is the case if you don’t have the right products and services in place.

The thing is, today’s homes have been built with “tight” construction, designed to keep heat out in the summer and heat in during the winter. The problem with this is that when allergens and contaminants enter the household, they can get trapped too.

And if there are any asthma or allergy sufferers in the home, this is bad news. Read on to learn how to deal with this!

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What The Maynard Man Has to Say About Ice On Your AC

Monday, June 13th, 2022
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Over the years, it’s safe to say that The Maynard Man has heard a lot… especially when it comes to assumptions that homeowners have about their air conditioners and the functionality of these systems. For example, homeowners sometimes think it’s safe to assume that ice is part of the cooling process so that when they see ice on their air conditioning systems, it isn’t a problem.

Unfortunately, this can be a disastrous assumption, as ice on an air conditioner is bad news! It actually means something is wrong with your air conditioner. Fortunately, The Maynard Man is here to help. Read on to better understand why ice isn’t part of the cooling process, what’s happening when you do see ice forming on the system, and what can be done about it!

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The Maynard Man Asks: Do You Need Duct Cleaning?

Monday, May 16th, 2022
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The Maynard Man doesn’t expect the average homeowner to know very much about the air ducts snaking their way through their homes. This makes sense. After all, ductwork is hidden from view for a reason–it’s really not that attractive.

And the truth is, you shouldn’t have to think about the state of your ductwork too often. However, it’s important to give them some attention every now and then–especially if they’re dirty.

The Maynard Man provides professional duct cleaning services to keep your HVAC systems running as efficiently as possible, and to improve your indoor air quality. Read on to learn more!

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The Maynard Man’s Fall AC Checklist

Monday, October 4th, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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The Maynard Man Shares the Details on Going Ductless

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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 Responds: Is Ice Ever Normal To See on an Air Conditioner?

Monday, 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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