Types of Pipe Fittings and Their Use

Types of Pipe Fittings and Their Use To most homeowners, pipe fittings are one of the more foreign aspects of their plumbing. Pipe fittings are attached to the ends of pipes and allow the pipes to change direction and change in diameter. There are a ton of different...
How To Find A Water Leak Inside A Wall

How To Find A Water Leak Inside A Wall

How To Find A Water Leak Inside A Wall Are you suspicious that a water leak in your home is coming from inside your wall? Most homeowners are unable to detect water leaks from inside their walls because they aren’t aware of the telltale signs. Five Star Plumbing is...
Why Does Bathroom Grout Crack?

Why Does Bathroom Grout Crack?

Why Does Bathroom Grout Crack? From Five Star Plumbing Services Inc Why Does Bathroom Grout Crack? Why does bathroom grout crack? Well, that’s a tricky question. The unfortunate part of being a homeowner is that there is always going to be something to maintain or...
Top 10 Ways You’re Wasting Water

Top 10 Ways You’re Wasting Water

Although most of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, only about 1% of it is freshwater that is suitable for drinking and domestic consumption. Most of the remaining water is saltwater, or it is frozen to the polar ice caps and glaciers. That means that conserving...
Why Is My Shower Head Leaking?

Why Is My Shower Head Leaking?

Does your shower head continue to drip even after the water has been shut off? You may ask, why is my shower head leaking? Not only can the constant drip of a shower head become increasingly annoying to hear, but it will cost you money each month when you pay your...
Where is All of My Plumbing Located?

Where is All of My Plumbing Located?

You know where to wash dishes, bath, and brush your teeth. This all comes routine on your average day. However, do you know where the plumbing is located that connects to all the fixtures in your home? If not, you may ask yourself, where is all of my plumbing located?...
Best Toilet Paper for Septic Tanks

Best Toilet Paper for Septic Tanks

A septic system is designed to naturally decompose the waste from your house using bacteria in a septic tank. A well designed and used septic system can last for many years. Choosing the best toilet paper for septic tanks is therefore critical to making sure your...