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Propane Fireplaces: A Practical Luxury

Posted: October 15, 2018

If you’ve always wanted a fireplace for your Maryland home but never thought it was a practical investment of your time or money, you might want to rethink that notion.

Propane: the “I can do that” fuel

Posted: October 9, 2018

Never underestimate propane: not only is it one of the most efficient and eco-friendly sources of energy around, it’s also one of the most versatile. The truth is, propane can power just about any appliance inside or outside your Maryland home – and often do the job better and with fewer harmful emissions than other fuels. […]

Gas generator

Six Benefits of a Propane Whole House Generator

Posted: October 2, 2018

It seems like every time we turn on the news these days there’s a story about severe weather somewhere in the country – and we’re certainly not immune from Mother Nature’s fury here in Maryland.

Five common fall allergens – and how to protect against them

Posted: September 28, 2018

When most people think of allergies, they think of springtime – but fall is also a big allergy season, with its own challenges for managing symptoms and controlling exposure to airborne nasties.

Kitchen stove propane flame

Five Reasons to Switch from Electric to Propane

Posted: September 18, 2018

If you use electricity to power your Maryland home, you’re missing out on the many benefits that clean, green propane provides.

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Why Is Fall a Good Time to Schedule an A/C Tune-Up?

Posted: September 10, 2018

Cooler weather is on its way to Maryland, and chances are you’ll only need your air conditioner a few more weeks before you can shut it down for the season.

Water heater

Spoil the Rod, Spare the Tank: The Small Device That Protects Your Water Heater

Posted: September 5, 2018

Looking at that big tin can sitting in your basement, you wouldn’t guess that there’s a lot of science that goes into the design of a water heater – but looks can be deceiving.

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Cooler Weather Is Coming – Be Prepared with These Seven Suggestions from Carroll!

Posted: August 30, 2018

You wouldn’t know it if you looked at the forecast this week, but believe it or not fall is just around the corner – which means that it’s just a matter of time before cool days and nights start to arrive here in Maryland.

Sweating hot

Why Invest in a Humidifier for Your Maryland Home?

Posted: August 24, 2018

As you probably know by now (especially in the last few weeks), summer air here in Maryland can get pretty hot and sticky.

Home plumbing

Toilet Leaks: Don’t Flush Money down the Drain!

Posted: August 20, 2018

Did you know that most household plumbing leaks come from toilet tanks?

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Summer: The Perfect Time to Replace Your Heating Oil Tank

Posted: August 15, 2018

Your indoor heating oil tank probably has a maximum lifespan of about 25 years or so – which means if your Maryland home was built in or before 1995, you’re probably due – or perhaps even overdue – for a replacement.

Modern boiler

Is a High Efficiency Condensing Boiler Right for Me?

Posted: July 31, 2018

If you have radiators or baseboards rather than vents, then you have a boiler somewhere in your Maryland home – one that will have to be replaced one day.

Happy family

Why Choose Carroll?

Posted: July 18, 2018

Home comfort is about more than maintaining a certain temperature or keeping the air and water clean in your home.

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Summer Efficiency Checklist for Your Maryland Home

Posted: July 10, 2018

The hottest days of the year are coming, Maryland, so be prepared! Here’s a list of things you can do to keep your home cool and your bills as low as possible through the dog days of 2018.

A thank you to our Armed Forces this Independence Week

Posted: July 2, 2018

As a company responsible for keeping the heat on for Maryland families all winter long, we know a thing or two about the importance of comfort and safety to the lives of the people we serve 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!