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Prevent Flooding in Your Roanoke Home

Storms and hurricanes are a regular part of life in the Roanoke Valley, bringing the threat of flooded homes and thousands of dollars in repair and cleanup costs. But even a little water seeping into your home over time can mean unpleasant dampness and the growth of unhealthy mold and mildew. Protect Your Home Planning

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Fixing Air Quality Problems in Your Home

What’s in the air you’re breathing? That’s the question that Roanoke homeowners need to be asking themselves. Indoor air quality is important to your health. It’s not just about dust and pet dander setting off allergies, either. From mold to radon to volatile organic chemicals, there are many pollutants that can be found in the

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Is Your Cooling Bill Too High?

Another Roanoke summer is here, and if the predictions are correct, this summer’s heat could be a record breaker. Since there are so many different types of homes in our area, trying to find just one solution to cutting your air conditioning bill wouldn’t be effective. Why not try several of the options below to

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Dealing with Summertime Sewer Problems

It’s already summertime in Roanoke, and while everything seems green and beautiful above ground, there could be a lurking problem just below the ground in and around your home. It’s the perfect time for sewer problems to make a mess of your wonderful summer. Summertime Sewer Blues During the summer, more people are using your

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HVAC Rocks!
HVAC Rocks!

Consider the advantages of a career in HVAC June 22 is one of our favorite days of the year here at Southern Trust Home Services. It’s National HVAC Tech Day, when we honor our talented and hard-working service experts who help keep Roanoke homes comfortable and safe. Looking for a Great Career? When it comes

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Splitting Up with Ductwork
Splitting Up with Ductwork

Finding a flexible air-conditioning solution for your home Roanoke homes come in all sort of flavors: from old and stately houses to modern, sprawling near-mansions, from fixer-uppers to brand-spanking new. With all this variety, there is no one-size-fits-all air conditioning solution that meets the needs of all homeowners. Flexible Cooling and Heating One HVAC option

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Get Your Roanoke Home’s Electrical System Inspected
Get Your Roanoke Home’s Electrical System Inspected

It’s shocking, but many Roanoke homeowners forget the importance of having their electrical systems inspected until it’s too late. Electricity is just one of those things it’s easy to take for granted — until you flip a switch and nothing happens or, even worse, there’s a pop, some smoke, and the lights go out. Warning

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Four Ways to Clean the Air in Your Roanoke Home
Four Ways to Clean the Air in Your Roanoke Home

Spring is in the air in Roanoke. For many people, that means misery and health problems. After all, with flowers and trees pumping out vast amounts of pollen, May is the peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers. That’s why the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares it Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Protecting

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Air conditioner with maintenance tools and service reminder in residential back yard
Now’s the Time to Tune Up Your Roanoke HVAC System

With winter behind us and summer heat still ahead, Roanoke homeowners may not be thinking about the health of their HVAC systems. But now is the time for proactive maintenance. An HVAC inspection and tune-up now can make a difference between indoor comfort or sweaty misery later. Why wait for HVAC maintenance? The HVAC service

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Torrential Summer Rain Storm Water Overflowing Roof Gutters
Dealing with spring flooding

Forget April showers. It’s already been a soggy year for much of the South. The Roanoke area is no exception. Record rainfall in recent years has been an object lesson in the importance of protecting your Roanoke home from flooding. Taking precautions now to prevent water damage can save a great deal of money spent

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