Home Service Blog Articles by Southern Trust Home Services® | Roanoke, VA

What You Need to Know Before Upgrading Your Furnace

Furnaces are not built to last forever. Summertime offers you the perfect opportunity to take your unit into consideration. If you wait until winter before examining your furnace, you may be left in the cold while repairs or replacements are being performed. Don’t be caught by surprise and forced to wear a hoody or coat

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Keep Your Loved Ones Safe with a Bathroom Remodel

No one can defeat Father Time. With each passing year, each one of us gets a little less mobile. For older adults, using the bathroom or bathing can be made difficult without the proper equipment and accessories. If keeping your loved ones safe is a goal, you may consider a bathroom remodel. Senior-friendly bathrooms are

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Make sure your home’s ready before investing in an EV

With gas prices up this spring — and expected to continue rising this summer — many frustrated drivers may start thinking about trading in their combustion-fired fossil fuel guzzlers for the sleek, smooth efficiency of an electric vehicle. EV technology is advancing quickly, expanding the driving range and improving performance and comfort. Gas-powered cars and

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Keep Your Outdoor Lights Safe and Bright This Summer

The season for spending more time outdoors is rapidly approaching. One of the highest-quality improvements homeowners can make is installing an outdoor lighting system, which can make your patio, porch or yard an attractive, welcoming destination for evening relaxation. Exterior lighting can also contribute to the safety and security of your property, as a deterrence

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Five Reasons a Southern Trust Bath Remodel Is Worth It

Many people dread remodeling their bathroom. They worry about the cost, the inconvenience, the mess and the prospect that their chosen décor and fixtures will suddenly be out of date. While we can’t guarantee your remodeling project will be 100% anxiety-free, the Roanoke plumbing experts at Southern Trust can ensure that they’re trained and equipped

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Get an Early Start to Beat the Heat This Summer

Don’t let the summer heat creep up on you. It’s easy to put off air conditioning maintenance when temperatures outside are mild. But if you wait until summer’s here to turn your AC on for the first time, you and your family may end up in a sticky situation. A spring tune-up can prepare your

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Trenchless repair can save your sewer line this spring

The pipes that carry wastewater away from your Roanoke home play a key role in maintaining your family’s health and comfort. But it’s too easy to put maintenance off since they are out of sight and out of mind. Many homeowners simply forget about their underground sewer pipes — until it’s too late. While you’re

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Breathe a little easier this April with tips from the Roanoke HVAC pros

April in Roanoke is a beautiful month. From the assortment of blooms to the wildlife sightings in the Blue Ridge area, the spring season here is equally appreciated by those of us living locally and those traveling through. For those with seasonal allergies, however, spring can introduce a unique set of challenges that don’t stop

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Know When to Upgrade Your Home’s Furnace

If this winter pushed your home’s furnace to the limit, it may be time for a replacement. Your Roanoke heating experts at Southern Trust Home Services can tell you what your options are. Furnaces typically last between 15 and 30 years. Once your furnace is more than 15 years old, it may be time to

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Roanoke experts advocate trenchless technology as option for sewer repair

Homeowners can avoid frustrating property disruptions by asking for trenchless sewer repairs, according to Southern Trust Home Services ROANOKE, Va. — March 11, 2021 — Southern Trust Home Services, a leading HVAC and plumbing company serving southwest Virginia, recommends trenchless sewer line repair for homeowners seeking an efficient, durable alternative to traditional time- and labor-intensive

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