Upgrade to a Digital Thermostat, Go Tankless for Smart Holiday Savings

We’re pretty sure that Roanoke homeowners have better things to do with their money during the holidays than waste it on unnecessary heating costs. Cold weather doesn’t have to mean backbreaking heating bills. The experts at Southern Trust Home Service have some advice on cost-effective heating system upgrades for your Roanoke home that will start

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Don’t Get Zapped by Electrical Damage Costs

It’s shocking that more Roanoke homeowners don’t properly protect their homes from the threat of lightning and power surges.  Anything that is plugged into an outlet is vulnerable to unexpected power surges like lightning strikes. All it takes is one near-miss and the resulting shock to your house’s electrical system can fry expensive electronics and

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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 thermostats can save you on electrical costs

Now that winter time seems like it is in our rear view mirror, this is a great time to think about how much you spent on your energy bills this winter. If you had sticker shock every time you opened up your energy bill, this is a great time to take advantage of the cost

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Deathly silence: Southern Trust can ensure your generator is operating safely

Many hurricane victims perish long after the storm has passed, leaving darkened homes with no electricity in its wake. The cause: Carbon monoxide poisoning from improper use of generators indoors, or the inappropriate use of gas grills indoors. The experts at Southern Trust can ensure your existing generator is working properly and the user is properly schooled in its

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Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Emergency?

Ever had one of these waking nightmares? You awake at 3 a.m. in your Roanoke-area home to find your toilet overflowing. Your pipes burst one long, dark winter night. You wake up in a pool of sweat because your air conditioner goes on the fritz in the middle of a torrid heat wave. Your power

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Southern Trust can help with all your electrical needs – and protect your family and property in the process

Danger could lurk within your home’s electrical infrastructure. At least 140,000 fires per year are linked to electrical malfunction; some 400 people per year are electrocuted, according to some sources. May is National Electrical Safety Month, and it marks a good time for a visit to your Roanoke-area home from a Southern Trust Home Services expert to ensure your home’s

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When was the last time the electrical system in your Roanoke home was inspected?

The end of winter is just about here, which means that many homeowners will be getting ready for spring cleaning soon. If you haven’t had the electrical system in your home inspected in a long time, trust the Roanoke electrical experts at Southern Trust Home Services to examine your home for any potential issues. Why is it

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