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

by ripleypr on May 16, 2017

Danger could lurk within your home’s electrical infrastructure. At least 140,000 fires per year are linked to electrical malfunction; about 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[Read More…]

Southern Trust can help clear the air in your home as asthma cases mount

by ripleypr on May 9, 2017

About 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, a chronic and sometimes fatal respiratory disease that can hurt productivity and quality of life. May is a beautiful month of renewal in the Roanoke area that heralds the height of spring with flower displays and the first full leaf-out of trees. But it can be a real[Read More…]

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Four ways thermostats can save you on electrical costs

by ripleypr on March 29, 2017

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[Read More…]

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Is it time for a Roanoke home electrical inspection?

by ripleypr on March 7, 2017

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[Read More…]

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Electrical Safety with Roanoke Christmas Lights

by ripleypr on December 13, 2016

For Roanoke homeowners and families, the Christmas lights are probably are ready to be hung outside your Roanoke home, while your indoor Roanoke Christmas lights and decorations and  are ready to hang on your tree. If you have already put up your Roanoke Christmas lights either inside or outside your home, or both, the Roanoke[Read More…]

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Expert plumbing tips for a pleasant, emergency-free holiday

by ripleypr on December 6, 2016

The holidays are a time for celebration and reconnecting with family and friends in the Roanoke area. While some of us may be traveling to visit relatives, many Roanoke area homeowners will be hosting family gatherings at our own homes during the season. When you are spending time with family and friends at your Roanoke[Read More…]

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Can your hot water heater handle holiday guest hot water needs?

by ripleypr on November 22, 2016

Southern Trust Home Services has been servicing the hot water and plumbing needs of our Roanoke customers since 1995 and we are the go-to plumbing service for all of your Roanoke area hot water solutions, including making sure your hot water heater can handle your holiday guest hot water needs.  When the holidays in Roanoke[Read More…]

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Does your basement get damp? You may need a sump pump

by ripleypr on November 8, 2016

Many homes in the Roanoke area have basements or crawl spaces and when rain or snow hit our area, basements and crawl spaces can become filled with water, which can lead to serious issues for your home. Besides potential danger to your home’s structural integrity from standing water, there is also a danger related to[Read More…]

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Prevent Electronics Damage with a Surge Protection Plan

by ripleypr on October 18, 2016

When it comes to weather in Roanoke, VA, being prepared for the unexpected is a great rule of thumb for area residents. October weather can be chilly in the morning, followed by potential thunderstorms before the end of the day! With the changeable weather at the top of everyone’s mind, it’s important for Roanoke homeowners[Read More…]

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Protect your Roanoke home from Hurricane Matthew

by ripleypr on October 7, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew is moving up the Florida coast today, the expectation is that this weekend may see the storm moving up the Atlantic Coast and dumping rain on the Roanoke area. With the expectation for a bad weather weekend means that it is important for Roanoke homeowners to prevent damage to their homes, which can include[Read More…]