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The ABCs of Plumbing – from Your Baltimore Plumber

Just like it helps to know the various working parts of your car and what can go wrong, it helps to know some of the parts of your plumbing system and if something goes wrong, when to call the plumber. Five Star Plumbing provides plumbing repair and installation throughout the greater Baltimore area, including Baltimore [...]

By | 2017-11-10T07:35:50-05:00 November 25th, 2017|Home Improvement, Plumbing Maintenence|Comments Off on The ABCs of Plumbing – from Your Baltimore Plumber

Schedule Your Fall Well Pump Service Now

Labor Day signals the end of summer, and cooler weather. Before you know it, we’ll have our first frost, and then our first snowfall. Now is the time to schedule an annual well pump service call, if you haven’t already had your well pump serviced this year. An annual maintenance call can prevent little problems [...]

By | 2017-11-10T07:33:56-05:00 November 20th, 2017|Well Pumps|Comments Off on Schedule Your Fall Well Pump Service Now

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 a few safety tips to protect you [...]

By | 2017-11-10T07:32:35-05:00 November 15th, 2017|Home Improvement|Comments Off on Safety Tips from Your Local Plumbers

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 also assist with aging in place. Five [...]

By | 2017-11-10T07:31:18-05:00 November 10th, 2017|Plumbing Maintenence|Comments Off on Aging in Place With Five Star Plumbing

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 going to get to work late [...]

By | 2017-07-31T09:38:30-05:00 July 15th, 2017|Plumbing Maintenence|Comments Off on Does Your Plumber Work Weekends?

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 valve immediately. But [...]

By | 2017-07-31T09:33:46-05:00 July 1st, 2017|Home Improvement|Comments Off on Do You Know Where Your Water Shut Off Valve Is?

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 replacement. The key [...]

By | 2017-06-20T07:19:13-05:00 June 20th, 2017|Well Pumps|Comments Off on Do You Need Well Pump Service?

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 Jet Pump A well jet [...]

By | 2017-06-20T07:16:10-05:00 June 5th, 2017|Well Pumps|Comments Off on Well Pumps 101

What is a Master Plumber and Why Should You Hire One?

What is a Master Plumber and Why Should You Hire One? Not all plumbers are created equal. Heck, some of them aren’t even plumbers – they’re handymen who have learned a few things along the way. A master plumber may not need a college degree, but there is a lot of studying, classroom instruction and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:46:34-05:00 May 18th, 2017|Home Improvement|Comments Off on What is a Master Plumber and Why Should You Hire One?

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 possibly your HVAC system, so why not your plumbing?. Unless you’re [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:42:58-05:00 May 5th, 2017|Plumbing Maintenence|Comments Off on Plumbing Maintenance Can Save You Money