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Is It Time for a New Air Conditioner for Your Maryland Home?

Posted: August 21, 2017

If your central air conditioner or heat pump is more than 10 years old, it’s probably operating at an efficiency somewhere in the 60-65 percent range…

Tankless water heater

Replacing Your Water Heater: Factors to Consider

Posted: August 17, 2017

If you have a conventional water heater (one with a tank) in your Maryland home, you can expect it to last about 8-10 years – a number that can vary quite a bit depending on a number of factors that include:

Four Ways Propane Makes Summer Better

Posted: July 26, 2017

If you already use propane gas in your Maryland home, you probably know it’s one of the most versatile energy sources around (if you don’t use it, it could be something to check out.

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Plumbing Installations: Think PRO, Not DIY

Posted: July 21, 2017

When it comes time to replace a sink or toilet, you may be wooed by your local hardware store to try to tackle the job yourself.

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Summer: A Great Time to Replace Your Heating Oil Tank

Posted: July 14, 2017

Heating oil might be the last thing on your mind as we work our way through the hottest time of the year, but that’s the very reason why it’s the best time to replace your older steel tank (or to service your heating system, for that matter).

R410A Coolant Shortage–and What Carroll Home Services is Doing to Protect You

Posted: June 29, 2017

R410A coolant is one of the most widely used–and environmentally-friendly–refrigerants used in residential central and ductless/mini-split AC systems—including the cooling units that Carroll Home Services installs for you.

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Be Prepared for More Record-Setting Heat This Summer

Posted: June 27, 2017

The record global heat we experienced last year was no surprise, considering the fact that 16 of the 17 hottest years have occurred since 2000.

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Get More Predictable Bills – and Less Stress – with Carroll’s SmartComfort Plan

Posted: June 19, 2017

In a world where you never know what you’re going to read in the paper each morning, I think most of us would welcome a little more certainty in our lives.

Troubleshooting Your AC System

Posted: June 12, 2017

It happens some times, often on the hottest days: Your air conditioner won’t turn on, or won’t blow cold air.

Programmable thermostat

10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

Posted: June 5, 2017

Hot, sticky summer days and nights are on the way – and with them come summer cooling bills. Here are 10 ways to keep those bills under control this summer:

Replacing Your Central Air Conditioner – Three Factors To Consider

Posted: May 30, 2017

A cooling system is one of the biggest investments you can make for your Maryland home, so it pays to do your homework when it comes time to replace or add a new one to yours.

Woman with allergies

Regular HVAC Care Helps Control Allergy Symptoms

Posted: May 23, 2017

If you have allergies or asthma, indoor air pollution can trigger a reaction that can leave you uncomfortable in your own home.

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Zone Controls: Save Money and Improve Comfort in Your Maryland Home

Posted: May 15, 2017

Do you have some rooms in your house that you use far more than others, or that are more difficult to heat or cool than the rest of your house?

Spring checklist

Spring Checklist for Your Home Air Conditioning System

Posted: May 4, 2017

Your home air conditioner is very good at its job – but there are always ways to help it work better and last longer.

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Spring – A Great Time to Maintain Your Home Heating and Cooling Systems

Posted: April 28, 2017

We’re heading out of April’s showers and into May – and that means that hot, sticky days and nights aren’t far away here in Maryland.

For everything you need in home heating, trust the pros at Carroll Home Services – keeping Maryland homes warm for more than a century! Contact us to get started today!