Scary Plumbing Situations to Avoid this Halloween

Halloween should be all about having fun – and eating too much candy! It’s not the time you want to have to call the plumber. Here are just a couple of tips to help you enjoy the holiday. Don’t put pumpkins guts or the shell down the garbage disposal! When you carve...

Water Testing in the Baltimore Area

Did you know Five Star Plumbing offers free water testing in the Baltimore area on basic water tests, including Baltimore County, Harford County, Cecil County and Howard County? If you have a well, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends getting your water...

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...

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...