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Fairhope plumbing Blog

Welcome to the Fairhope plumbing Blog provided by 5 Starr Plumbing. Topics blogged about below include many plumbing tips and articles from our expert contractors, resources, specials, news and other updates from our team here at 5 Starr Plumbing.

Identify and Protect Your Home From Defective Water Pipes

Several issues can cause leaks or bursts in water pipes including age, chlorine degradation, and installation errors. Defective water pipes are a major cause of water leaks in Baldwin County. Polybutylene is a type of plastic resin that was used from the early to mid-1990s for water […]

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3 Common Toilet Plumbing Problems

Toilets are one of the most used objects in Fairhope homes, so ensuring that they are functioning properly is important. A toilet malfunction is more than a nuisance because it causes a water damage risk, so if your toilet is giving you trouble, contact an experienced […]

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Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Fairhope homeowners are used to having hot water at their disposal, so it can be frustrating when hot water isn’t available in their homes. Water heaters don’t last forever, but plumbing contractors are always ready to install new ones. Whether your water heater is aging or […]

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Grinder Pumps 101: What You Need to Know

Some Lillian homeowners have grinder pumps, waste-management devices that condense household waste before it enters sewer systems. If you have a grinder pump, it’s good to know a thing or two about it before you schedule a repair or replacement with your plumber. Typically, a well-maintained […]

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Benefits Of Video Inspections For Your Plumbing System

Plumbing technologies have come a long way in recent years and there have been a number of advancements that have helped to make tasks that were once incredibly time consuming and labor intensive easier and more convenient than ever before. Video inspections, in particular, are one […]

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5 Things to Never Put Down Your Kitchen Drain — EVER

If you assume that your kitchen sink is a catch-all for all of your kitchen waste, think again. Many of the items that you might put down your kitchen sink daily can actually lead to major clogs — which can require costly and time-consuming repairs. To avoid […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Have A New Water Heater Installed

Does your Fairhope home need a new water heater? Whether you have an older, broken, or inefficient water heater or you are just looking to add value to your home, there are 5 great reasons to have a new water heater installed today. Traditional water heaters have […]

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Common Signs You Need Plumbing Services – And Soon!

The last thing any Fairhope homeowner wants to hear is that they need plumbing repairs. However, the longer you wait the worse it can become. Too many people try to ignore potential problems, hoping they will simply vanish. Over time, they do not disappear. In fact, they […]

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3 Important Things To Look For In A Bay Minette Plumber

When you are looking for a Bay Minette Plumber, 5 Starr Plumbing wants to ensure you are have information about plumbing services and what you should expect from your local plumber. Whether you choose 5 Starr Plumbing or another plumbing company, it’s important to us […]

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What to Know about Your Fairhope Home’s Plumbing System

If you live in the Fairhope, Alabama area, your plumbing system will need attention from time to time.  Whether you’re on a public water supply and waste-water system or you’re on a well and septic tank, there are things you need to know about your plumbing […]

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Tips For Avoiding Clogged Drains in Fairhope

If you have ever had a clogged drain, then you know how much you’d like to avoid having that issue again. There’s not much worse that will convince you to keep your Fairhope plumbing drains clean than having to deal with a stinky, sticky mess that […]

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Tankless Water Heaters For In-Demand Personalities

If you’ve heard about tankless water heaters, you’ve probably given the idea some thought for your Foley home. Questions like: Where would I put a tankless water heater? What would I use one for? Would I want several or just one whole house system? Why would I want to change out […]

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About Clogged Drains & Drain Cleaning

When you have a plumbing system, it will invariably have problems that can get you down. Plumbing system problems such as clogged drains can leave you in a mess and can cause much water damage to your Daphne home. Most kitchen sinks will have a grease trap […]

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