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How Do I Prevent Running out of Heating Oil or Propane?

Posted: August 12, 2019

One of the biggest headaches that any heating equipment owner faces is keeping track of how much heating oil or propane is in their tank – especially as personal calendars fill with back-to-school and holiday to-dos.

Get your home heating system fall-ready

5 Tips to Getting Your Home Heating System Fall-Ready

Posted: August 5, 2019

We’re past the halfway point of Summer 2019 here in Maryland, and before you know it Labor Day will be in our rearview.


What Is an Energy Star Qualified Installation?

Posted: July 24, 2019

Did you know that nearly half of the air conditioning and heating systems in American homes are incorrectly installed – with many producing a mere 60 percent efficiency per Btu?

Get the most from your A/C

Eight Ways to Get the Most from Your AC This Summer

Posted: July 15, 2019

After a late arrival, summer 2019 is here in all its hot, sticky glory – and your central air conditioner is no doubt working around the clock to keep you comfortable in your Maryland home.


Five Questions to Ask a Commercial Plumber Before You Hire Them

Posted: July 8, 2019

The difference between a residential and commercial plumbing job can be substantial: for one thing, a commercial plumbing set up can be significantly more complex than one used in your home.

Better air quality

Better Air Quality: Another Perk of Routine Air Conditioning Maintenance

Posted: July 1, 2019

We’ve talked many times on this blog about the benefits of preventative air conditioning maintenance – how an annual A/C tune-up can save you now…

Summertime maintenance

Summer: A Perfect Time for Heating Maintenance

Posted: June 24, 2019

The 2018/19 heating season may not have been as bitter as last year’s – but what we lacked in frigid temps and snow we more than made up for by having a cool spring that lasted well into June.

What size A/C

What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?

Posted: June 18, 2019

If you’re ready for a high-efficiency cooling equipment upgrade for your Maryland home (if your A/C is more than 12 years old, you probably should be), there are many factors to consider before you make the investment.

HVAC unit

10 Signs Your A/C Needs Service

Posted: June 10, 2019

Summer 2019 is on its way, and here in Maryland we’ve already gotten a taste of the kind of the hot, sticky weather that’s supposed to stick around our area for the duration of the season.

Central A/C maintenance

A Reminder on the Importance of Routine A/C Maintenance

Posted: June 3, 2019

You might be tempted to pass over your annual A/C maintenance in the coming weeks – after all, your home cooling system was working just fine last year, right?

Older man paying bills

Four Ways to Make Next Heating Season Easier

Posted: May 27, 2019

If you are a “will call” customer for your heating oil or propane, you’re probably familiar with the phenomenon of heating bill sticker shock


Hurricane Preparedness in 2019

Posted: May 20, 2019

Erin. Lorenzo. Olga. Fernand. No, they’re not characters from a new hipster show on Netflix – they’re names for 2019’s Atlantic hurricanes, and we could be hearing a lot more about them once Atlantic Hurricane Season gets underway on June 1.

Heating oil tank gauge

Remember to Keep Your Heating Oil Tank at Least Half Full

Posted: May 13, 2019

The best way to deal with most problems in your home (and in life, for that matter) is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

Central air conditioner

What Is a SEER Rating?

Posted: May 6, 2019

If you’re thinking about investing in a new central air conditioning system for your Maryland home and haven’t shopped for one in a while, you may be surprised at the number of acronyms you will encounter in your A/C-buying journey.

Repairing central A/C

Should I Repair or Replace My Home A/C System?

Posted: April 22, 2019

Deciding whether to repair or replace a central air conditioner is a question that all homeowners will eventually face if they keep their home long enough.

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!