Safety Tips from Your Local Plumbers

Most homeowners take their plumbing for granted. But as trained and licensed plumbers for more than a quarter of a century, we know you should never take your plumbing for granted. Doing so could cause harm to you, your family and your property. So we’ve come up with...

Aging in Place With Five Star Plumbing

The term “aging in place” generally means staying in your home as you get older, and making the modifications needed to make that possible – such as living in a one story house, adding a ramp to the front door, etc. Modifying your bathrooms and plumbing fixtures can...

Does Your Plumber Work Weekends?

Have you ever noticed when something goes wrong around the house, it’s in the evening or on the weekend? Maybe the problem started earlier in the day, but it’s only after you get home from work that you realize you need to call the plumber. Ah, the frustration. Who’s...

Do You Know Where Your Water Shut Off Valve Is?

If you had a pipe suddenly spring a leak, do you know what to do? Or what if an overhead sprinkler system accidentally goes off? Obviously, calling a plumber is on the list of things to do, but the very first thing you should do is shut off your home’s main water...

Do You Need Well Pump Service?

Do You Need Well Pump Service? If you live in a home with a water well system, and you want the system to keep running smoothly, you need to be on the lookout for signs that may indicate you’re due for well pump service – either well pump repair or well pump...

Well Pumps 101

Well Pumps 101 Submersible well pump or well jet pump? Do you know which one you have? Submersible Well Pump A submersible well pump is the type of well pump that is actually placed below ground, down the well to a certain depth. These are only for deeper wells. Well...

Plumbing Maintenance Can Save You Money

Plumbing Maintenance Can Save You Money A plumbing maintenance plan is well worth a few bucks a month, because it can catch plumbing problems while they are little issues, rather than big, expensive problems. You probably have a maintenance plan for your vehicle, and...

Water Heater FAQs

Do you need a new water heater? Can your water heater be repaired? What’s the difference between the different kinds of water heaters? We’re glad you asked. Here at Five Star Plumbing, our plumbers are experts when it comes to water heaters. Most people take their...

Choosing a Plumber

When it comes to choosing a plumber, you want to find someone you can build a relationship with, who is capable of doing all of your plumbing repairs, both inside and out. Your plumber should be able to find the source of a leak, fix leaky pipes, install new fixtures,...