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The Maynard Man Wants You to Breathe Easier This Spring!

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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Ask the Maynard Man: “Is My AC Ready for Replacement This Year?”

April 20th, 2020
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With temperatures still in the mild range and other pressing matters on our minds, it may seem strange to see a blog post about air conditioners. Still though, summer will be here before we know it. You deserve optimal comfort inside your home. If you have an aging air conditioner or a cooling system in disrepair, managing these needs now will save you both time and money later.

The Maynard Man often gets asked how to tell if an air conditioner needs replacement. After all, sometimes it can get by with another repair. The short answer to this question is, “it depends.” It truly does depend, on a number of factors. Read below as The Maynard Man outlines some questions to ask yourself to determine what your next best step might be.

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The Maynard Man Shares What Goes Into Your AC Tune-Up

April 6th, 2020
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Homeowners across the nation and beyond are understandably concerned with their health and safety during this season. We are staying updated and are committed to keeping our customers and employees up to date as well, on guidelines and precautions our community is taking during this time.

As we continue to learn and share information, we also want to ensure our customers are doing everything they can to maintain optimal comfort in their homes, too. That said, this is the time of year that the Maynard Man recommends scheduling a spring AC tune-up.

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The Maynard Man Shares the Many Benefits of Home Automation

March 23rd, 2020
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Even just a decade or so ago, fully automated homes may have seemed like a thing of science fiction. But they’re here now! In fact, it’s possible to have an almost fully automated home. Imagine how convenient this would be. Actually, you don’t have to imagine it at all. You can live it, by contacting The Maynard Man for professional smart home services in Nashville.

Read on as The Maynard Man uncovers where we can help you automate your home, and share the benefits of doing so!

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The Maynard Man Shares 2 Simple Steps toward a Healthy Plumbing System

February 24th, 2020
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We don’t expect our customers to have x-ray vision and know what’s going on with the plumbing system behind their walls and beneath their floors. Our plumbers don’t have that either! What we do have are the right tools and methods to handle a variety of plumbing problems and to inspect your plumbing to make sure it’s healthy.

Do you have a clog forming? What’s the source of that clog? Is corrosion occurring, or do you already have a leak—maybe multiple leaks? Read on as we uncover how we can answer these questions and help you achieve a healthy plumbing system in 2 simple steps.

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Power Surge Facts from The Maynard Man: Are You At Risk?

February 10th, 2020
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As easy as it is to blame power surges on storms, the fact is that storms are only a small part of the problem. Power surges occur when there is an increased demand for energy and it causes a sudden spike in the flow of electricity. This spike can destroy electrical circuitry throughout your home—damaging appliances and other important electronic equipment.

Storm season plays a role, but power surges can occur from something seemingly benign, like your powerful furnace cycling on. The Maynard Man is here to tell you about the risks these power surges bring to your home!

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The Maynard Man on How to Stay in Hot Water

January 20th, 2020
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Ever heard the phrase, “You’re in hot water now”? The Maynard Man is here to tell you…that doesn’t have to be a bad thing.

In fact, we use hot water every day, multiple times a day—which is often taken for granted. It’s essential for showering, bathing, and cleaning. But we can’t enjoy the convenience of this without an efficient and effective water heater.

If you find yourself or a member of your family constantly complaining about taking cold showers—it may not mean that your water heater isn’t working right. To stay in hot water, you may simply need an upgrade. 

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Don’t Throw Money in the Fire: Save with These Heating Efficiency Tips from the Maynard Man!

January 6th, 2020
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As we soldier through the coldest part of the year and use our heaters to keep us comfortable on a minute-by-minute basis, it’s important to think about how you can improve your home energy efficiency. The Maynard Man insists; it is possible to be both comfortable and cost-efficient this winter.

You just need to know how to use your heater the right way! The good news is, we’re here with some tips to help you do just that. Not that there’s a wrong way to use your heater, but there are certainly things you can do to help the system operate better, last longer, and ease the strain on your wallet. Read on as we uncover some heating efficiency truths.

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The Maynard Man Says, You Might Have a Leak If…

December 30th, 2019
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One of the most insidious household problems you may ever deal with is that of a plumbing leak. We say this because plumbing leaks are often hidden at first, slowly creating a pool of water or dampening drywall and flooring, which leads to severe property damage and even mold growth.

It’s a problem that’s often costly, always inconvenient, and in worse case scenarios unhealthy. Fortunately, you have The Maynard Man on your side to help resolve your plumbing woes. What if you could stop them before they do too much damage though?

It is possible! Read on to learn when you may have a plumbing leak…

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The Maynard Man Shares Preventive Advice for Your Plumbing This Winter

December 16th, 2019
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The holiday season can be a hectic time to say the least, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to forget about caring for your home. The Maynard Man provides a wide range of advice to help you and your family get through each season as comfortably and healthfully as possible. One piece of advice is to prevent frozen pipes.

Pipe freezing on its own actually is not the detrimental part. The thawing process is. It creates a negative pressure buildup in your plumbing, leading to burst pipes—and subsequent property damage, plus potential flooding. So what tips can you follow to avoid this messy and inconvenient problem?

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