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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

Central A/C unit

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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