Maynard Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

The Maynard Man Wants You to Breathe Easier This Spring!

Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Spring will be turning into summer faster than we realize, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the little bit of it that’s left. When spending so much time indoors lately, this means ensuring the air you breath keeps you healthy and comfortable.

The Maynard Man has some tips to share with you below to ensure this is the case.

Poor indoor air quality, no matter the time of year or current circumstances, is a significant health concern. In addition to the risk of virus transmission, pollutants like pollen, dust, and smoke can get trapped in your home. This causes allergies and asthma symptoms to flare up, and can even make a healthy person ill.

Long-term exposure to poor indoor air quality can even produce chronic symptoms like fatigue, headaches, brain fog, and respiratory irritation. If you’re not already thinking about how you can improve your indoor air quality, now is the time to consider this!

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Stay Comfortable This Winter with Humidity Control from The Maynard Man!

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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If there’s ever been a huge, drastic difference in temperatures anywhere in the U.S. it’s got to be the weather in Nashville. With 90 degree, humid summers it’s hard to believe that not even 6 months later you can be shivering and cranking your home’s heat up as high as it will go.

But take it from the Maynard Man—this is inefficient as best and damaging to your heating system at worst. It restricts the system’s lifespan and increases the likelihood of repair needs. Ideally, you should be keeping your thermostat within a consistent range throughout the year for optimal comfort.

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Tips from the Maynard Man, For a Healthy Home!

Monday, 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: “What’s Wrong with My Ducts?”

Monday, 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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Know the Signs of Dirty Ducts

Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Have you ever had professional air duct cleaning done in your home? Now may be the time to do so. Duct cleaning is a task best left to professionals.  At Maynard, we provide thorough and effective duct cleaning services for your indoor air quality and HVAC performance needs.

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Achieve Cleaner Air This Season

Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Indoor air quality is about more than just the temperature of your living space. Temperature is important, but to breathe better air in your home, you may need air filtration and air purification services.

Homeowners often believe that the air filter within their HVAC system is enough to reduce pollutants and allergens. This air filter is in place to protect the interior components of the HVAC system itself. You will need to change it every 1-3 months, depending on the type of filter and level of contaminants in your home. For comprehensive indoor air quality improvement, we encourage you to consider the professional installation of an air filtration system or air purifier.

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Duct Leakage: Why it’s a Problem for Your HVAC Systems

Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Both your central heating and air conditioning systems rely on a system of air ducts to do their job. These systems cool or heat the air, and then blow that air through the ductwork to the various rooms in your home. They’re typically located behind walls, in your attic, or other out-of-sight areas so they can do their job as unobtrusively as possible.

This is great, however it makes it difficult to spot when problems, like leaks, occur. The good news is that the HVAC professionals on our team can address the problem of leaking ducts quickly and efficiently. Before we can do that though, you of course need to be able to spot the signs that something is amiss to begin with (or just give us a call for duct testing services).

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Improve Your HVAC Health and Air Quality with Professional Duct Cleaning

Monday, 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.

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