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Dog and Cat Owners: Stay on Top of These Three Home Comfort Issues

Posted: April 19, 2017

Pets are a special part of your family – but they can also create special problems when it comes to keeping your home heating, cooling, and indoor air quality systems working smoothly.

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Seven System Features That Will Affect AC Installation Cost

Posted: April 12, 2017

If you’re about to take the plunge and invest in a new air conditioning system for your Maryland home, congratulations – today’s state-of-the-art, high efficiency units are a substantial upgrade from decade-old…

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The ABCs of EE

Posted: April 4, 2017

If you’ve shopped for an heating or cooling equipment recently, you’re probably aware of the alphabet soup of energy efficiency acronyms that looms over the task.

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Seven Tips for Healthier Home Plumbing

Posted: March 31, 2017

Spring is here – and with it comes all those home projects you’ve been putting off. When you’re ready to jump into your maintenance chores, don’t overlook your plumbing.

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7 Things You Almost Certainly Didn’t Know about Air Conditioning

Posted: March 27, 2017

Now that Spring is officially here, it’s time to start putting cold days and nights behind us – and start thinking about the warm weather ahead.

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Common Heat Pump Issues and Fixes – Part Two of Two

Posted: March 21, 2017

In Part One of this blog, we described what to do if your heat pump doesn’t power on. In Part Two, we’ll look at two other common heat pump problems and their solutions.

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Troubleshooting Common Heat Pump Issues – Part One of Two

Posted: March 16, 2017

A heat pump can be one of the most efficient and versatile heating and cooling solutions for your home – but only if it’s functioning properly.

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Spring Is Coming Here in Maryland – Nip Allergies in the Bud with These Three Strategies

Posted: March 6, 2017

Believe it or not, spring is only a few weeks away…and if you’re one of millions of people who have seasonal allergies, that means that sneezing, congestion, and a whole host of other unpleasant allergy symptoms aren’t far behind.

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Backup Plan: Protect Your Maryland Home from Power Outages with a Whole House Generator

Posted: February 23, 2017

Maryland dodged a bullet last week when a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas north of us did little more than produce rain in our neck of the woods.

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A Simple Fix for a Slow-Running Faucets

Posted: February 17, 2017

If you have a water faucet that has a weak or intermittent water flow, you might suspect there’s a problem with the faucet or the water pressure…and that may in fact be true.

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Five Safety Tips for Your Water Heater

Posted: February 10, 2017

Did you know that water heaters are responsible for about 10 percent of the fires started by home heating devices?

Help Us to Help You: Keep Your Driveway Clear for Winter Heating Oil Deliveries

Posted: February 3, 2017

At Carroll, we work hard every day to keep your family warm and safe throughout the winter.

We want your feedback

How Are We Doing?

Posted: January 30, 2017

We’ve been serving our loyal Maryland neighbors for decades – but we still love to hear how we’re doing.

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Get the Cleanest Water Possible for Your Maryland Home with a Reverse Osmosis System from Carroll

Posted: January 25, 2017

Clean drinking water is vital to your health – but how can you make sure you’re getting the cleanest water possible from your tap?

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Why Your Propane Tank Is Never 100 Percent Full

Posted: January 10, 2017

Hey propane users: have you ever noticed that your propane tank is never 100 percent full?

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!