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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Upgrading Your AC Before Freon Supplies Vanish into Thin Air

If your HVAC uses freon, it’s time to think about a replacement. Luckily, the Roanoke air conditioning experts at Southern Trust Home Services are here to help.  You might be thinking, “What’s wrong with my air conditioner?” Right now, the answer may well be nothing. But if it springs a refrigerant leak, you can no

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Retrofit or Replace? The Best Time to Think About Your AC Is Now

It’s the middle of winter, so why are we talking about replacing your Roanoke air conditioning system? Because nearly 20 years after the United States decided to reduce ozone-depleting gas emissions, new laws have gone into effect that are leaving homeowners with difficult decisions to make about their AC systems in the months ahead.  Wait,

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Five Myths About Your Heating System

Heat pumps, furnaces and boilers are common sights in Roanoke homes. But unless you’re an HVAC technician, how they work and how to keep them in top shape can be a mystery, creating myths that some homeowners cling to even today. Here are five of those myths, so you can be better informed about your

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Go Digital with Smart Thermostats & Tankless Water Heaters
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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Spooky Boiler
It Came from The Boiler

It’s October, and Halloween is right around the corner. That means it’s the time of year to gather ‘round the fire and share tales of strange haunts and mysterious happenings.  But what if those horror stories don’t involve specters at all? Sometimes, the scariest things are less than paranormal, and they could be happening in

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Fall Maintenance
Get Your Heating System Inspected While It’s Still Warm

The official end of summer is almost here. Although cold weather might be the last thing on your mind, now’s the time to get the heating system in your Roanoke home inspected and tuned up. Don’t wait until the next winter storm to find out if it’s still working or not. Maintenance Benefits Over time,

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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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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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