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

3 Signs It’s Time to Clear Your Drain

No one thinks about their plumbing system on a daily basis. As long as it’s working fine, it is an afterthought for many Roanoke residents. That is until you begin smelling a foul odor coming from the kitchen sink or the toilet overflows. There is nothing worse than finding yourself in a situation that could

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Be Proactive: Get an HVAC Tune-Up Before Temperatures Drop

Winter may seem like a mile away as temperatures still hover in the mid- to upper-70s, but it will be here before you know it. When the cold weather rolls around, your HVAC unit will need to be in top shape for the change. Don’t be stuck in the cold because of a major system

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Fall Outdoor Lighting Tips and Safety

As summer transitions to autumn, more and more homeowners will be enjoying the cooler evenings on their porches and patios, and an outdoor lighting system is the perfect complement to the change in weather.    If not correctly installed and maintained, however, exterior lighting can pose some serious safety hazards. The Roanoke electrical experts at

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Don’t Let Stale, Stuffy Indoor Air Quality Ruin Your Summer

Poor indoor air quality can not only result in issues like dust buildup and bad odors, but it can cause a slew of unpleasant physical symptoms such as allergic reactions, headaches, nausea, inability to sleep, difficulty breathing and skin dryness. In the summer months, these issues can become even more exacerbated due to higher levels

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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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