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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Expert Plumbing Tips for an Emergency-Free Holiday

Nobody wants to call the plumber in the middle of a holiday dinner, but having guests over can put an unexpected strain on your home’s pipes. This time of year, plumbing trouble becomes more frequent, and there’s nothing worse than trying to deal with sewer blockages, frozen pipes or sluggish showers. Instead, prepare your home

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Keep your Roanoke home’s air healthy during the holidays

Southern Trust can clear the air for your family A lot of outdoor allergens take a vacation from Roanoke during the winter. That doesn’t mean your family is in the clear, even if they stay tucked inside your comfortable home. If your indoor air quality isn’t up to par, they might be better off getting

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Southern Trust offers electrical, heating and carbon monoxide safety tips for holidays

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. It can also be the most dangerous. Cooking, heating malfunctions or misuse, and faulty electrical systems are among the leading causes of fires between Thanksgiving and February, according to Electrical Safety Foundation International. Fires involving Christmas trees and other holiday decorations tend to be more damaging and

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