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Safeguard Your Family During National Fire Prevention Week

Family safety is a prime concern here at Southern Trust Home Services. This year’s observance of National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10, serves as a reminder to protect your family from the dangers of fires caused by home heating and electrical systems.   At Southern Trust Home Services, the Roanoke electrical and heating experts, we

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Get Your Heating and Cooling Systems Ready for Fall

Now that it’s September, it’s time to think about getting your HVAC system ready for winter. The Roanoke heating experts at Southern Trust Home Services will get your furnace or heat pump in top shape to keep your home warm this winter, plus we can inspect and tune-up your AC unit and get it ready

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Focus on Your Family’s Safety during National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual reminder to prepare for emergencies that can strike at any time. Tropical storms and hurricanes are just two of many potential emergencies that can hit the Roanoke area. Your friends at Southern Trust Home Services, your Roanoke electrical experts, have some tips to help you plan for the

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6 Easy Ways to Reduce Water Usage in Your Roanoke Home

You don’t want to send your water down the drain unless it does something useful for you, such as washing your dishes, your clothes or yourself, or irrigating your lawn. Who wants to pay for water if it’s going to waste? As your trusted Roanoke plumber, Southern Trust Home Services has some useful tips on

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Controlling Humidity During a Sticky Virginia Summer

Like the old saying goes, it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. And we have plenty of that here in the Roanoke region, which is classified as being in a humid subtropical climate zone. If your home is too humid even with your air conditioner cranking along, the Roanoke air conditioning experts at Southern Trust

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Indoor Air Quality Services Help You and Your Family Breathe Easier

Being comfortable in your home means more than being warm in winter or cool in summer. True indoor comfort has to include good indoor air quality (IAQ), and the Roanoke air conditioning experts at Southern Trust Home Services have a full range of products and services to help you breathe easy in your home.  

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Make Your Roanoke Bathroom a Safe Haven for all Ages

Older Americans and old-style bathrooms can be a bad combination. Slips and falls in bathrooms too often lead to trips to the hospital. The good news is that you can remodel your bathroom to make aging-in-place easier and, no, it won’t look like a hospital bathroom.   The trend is often called universal design or

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Roanoke Smart Thermostats
Saving Money with Smart Thermostats and Tankless Water Heaters

Hot and sticky Roanoke summers can be unpleasant enough without having the privilege of paying high utility bills to stay cool, too. Luckily, your Roanoke air conditioning experts at Southern Trust Home Services can offer some cost-effective ways to reduce energy usage that will pay off in the long-run. You probably already known that bumping

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Roanoke Water Quality
Keeping Your Roanoke Tap Water Pure

When it comes to household problems, remember the old saying, “It will all come out in the wash.” Well, this might not always be the case. Especially, if your Roanoke home suffers from hard water or high mineral content. Clean, tasty tap water is an important part of maintaining great quality of life. But sometimes,

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Summer HVAC Tune-Up
Tune Up Your HVAC Before Summer Hits!

Roanoke residents have spent a lot of time at home this spring, but at least we’ve had air conditioning to make it more bearable as the temps have been rising. Can you imagine what it would be like to be stuck at home without AC? Having your HVAC unit break down in the middle of

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