Maynard Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Nashville’

The Maynard Man Shares 4 Potential Causes of Damaging Power Surges

Monday, August 12th, 2019
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The Maynard Man loves summer, but there are certainly some aspects that aren’t so fun, right? A muggy climate, sunburns, fried electronics—wait, what’s that last one?

While you’re apt to crank your thermostat down as low as it will go to achieve optimal comfort, that excess strain on your home’s electrical system can cause a power surge that impacts all the electrical appliances and equipment in your living space. This causes irreparable damage, and it’s not the only potential cause of a power surge—more on that below.

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Water Filtration from the Maynard Man

Monday, July 29th, 2019
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There’s no wrong reason to add a whole-house water filtration system to your home. Some people get one to improve the taste of their water, while others choose a system to eliminate health concerns—like the effects of contaminated water on someone with a weakened immune system!

The Maynard Man can’t very well say we’re the “Clean Water Expert” if we didn’t give you all the facts.

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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: “Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for My Home?”

Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Tankless water heaters are growing in popularity as one of the newest innovations in home plumbing. While they aren’t right for all homes, they can be a great choice for yours! You might be used to a storage tank system and that’s a good choice too, with today’s models offering better efficiency than ever before.

Whatever you decide, The Maynard Man is here to help. Our plumbers are extensively trained and ready to serve all your water heater and plumbing needs.

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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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Ask the Maynard Man: Is It Ever Too Late to Maintain My AC System?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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When it comes to your AC, you should schedule a maintenance tune-up with a professional and trusted Nashville air conditioning contractor—The Maynard Man, once a year.

Through our Maynard Healthy Home Plus Plan, we provide our residential clients 4 annual maintenance inspections: one each for their cooling and heating systems, as well as one each for their electrical and plumbing systems.

This isn’t just a minor suggestion, or a luxury service. It’s how you’re going to squeeze the most efficiency from your home comfort systems, reduce repair needs, and help these systems last as long as possible.

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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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Signs That It’s Time for Air Conditioning Replacement

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
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Summer will be here before we know it, which means that right now is a great time to check if your air conditioning system is up to the task of getting you through the season. If the system you’re using now isn’t up to this task, it’s better to upgrade it now than to wait for it to just fully break down on you—especially since that’s most likely to happen at the peak of summer heat.

You shouldn’t be without an air conditioner any longer than you need to be in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year!

Keep reading for some signs that it is, in fact, time to replace your air conditioner.

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“What Does it Mean for My Air Conditioner to Run in Short Bursts?”

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Well, it means your system is short-cycling, but is that a bad thing? Well, yes. There is never a circumstance in which short-cycling is normal. It’s a sign that your air conditioner is not functioning as it should be. In fact, it could mean that your cooling system is in need of major work. However, it’s not always indicative of a serious problem. So why worry about it?

Because, while your air conditioner might not break down entirely right away, and even if the issue is relatively simple to fix, continuing to run a short-cycling HVAC system is going to negatively impact that system and you in a number of ways! We really can’t stress this enough—no problem, minor or not, should be ignored. Keep reading to learn more about what causes this symptom, and the toll that short-cycling takes on your system.

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How to Boost Your AC Efficiency This Summer

Monday, March 25th, 2019
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You won’t meet a lot of longtime Nashville residents who aren’t painfully aware of how hot and humid our summer climate is, and how vital air conditioning is to the comfort of our homes and buildings. Air conditioning is necessary for comfort sure, but it’s vital to making your living space even bearable over the summer.

But do you use your air conditioner as efficiently as you can each year? The good news is, you can make some small changes in your home and with your cooling practices that can boost AC efficiency, and as a result save energy and subsequent money, as well.

How so? Read on!

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