Basement Tips for Reducing Moisture

Basements are fantastic for additional living space or storage. However, because they mostly are underground they have a tendency to attract moisture and dampness. The summer months have increased moisture in the air. It can be a struggle to keep the humidity and condensation level low. If your basement has high humidity levels, then you probably want it fixed quick.

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Quick Tips for Battling Summer Allergies

Summer seasonal allergies typically begin in April or May and continue through October. Thousands of plants and flowers bloom during theses months, causing discomfort for almost everyone. From itchy, watery eyes to sneezing to tickles in the throat, sometimes it feels like you might not ever get relief.

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Tips to Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Summer!

As the summer months arrive, so does the heat and higher energy bills again. Keeping your home cool during the hot summer months usually means an increase in your energy bill for a few months while you keep the air conditioning running around the clock. Cooling your home is important so you don’t develop heatstroke, which can even happen indoors if you keep your house too warm.

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Your Home Spring Cleaning Checklist

Springtime is perfect for tackling those indoor and outdoor cleaning tasks you have been putting aside all winter. While you might dread some of these items on the to-do list, taking care of them is important to keep your home in top condition and it will make you feel accomplished when it is done.

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Quick Tip: How to Unclog Your Toilet

A clogged toilet can be a big headache, especially if it’s the only one in your home! Attempting to unclog it yourself seems fairly simple. However, if not done the correct way it can lead to a toilet overflow and a mess all over your bathroom floor. Watch the video to learn the correct way to unclog a toilet.

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The Five Star Way - About Our Company

While our company was founded 35 years ago and much has changed, one thing always remains the same—our dedication to our customers and employees. Our company’s number one priority has always been to help our customers with problems in their home, while also teaching our customers about having a healthy home for their families.

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All About Five Star Homes Services

When Five Star first opened it’s doors, Larry Sinn was the owner and sole technician. In 35 years, our company has grown to over 50 people serving the upstate and Western North Carolina residential areas. We are here to help guide our customers to comfort, savings, and health for your home and family. Learn more about the Five Star Way in this video blog post

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How Five Star Helps You Save Money

Five Star is dedicated to helping you save money on the maintenance of your home and improve the health of your home, but did you know that we provide more than heating and air conditioning service?

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What’s Inside Your Water Heater?

Like your HVAC system, your water heater is one of the most used appliances in your home. It constantly keeps a supply of water heated and ready to use at a moment’s notice. Watch this quick tip video to find out what’s inside your water heater.

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Quick To-Do List Before You Move Into Your New Home

Springtime brings warmer weather, more sunshine, and a start to the busiest home selling months. Once you have found your dream home, many steps happen along the way before you get those keys in your hand – completing the home inspection, finalizing your home loan, and signing the endless paperwork. It may seem very stressful, but just think of the end result!

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Is the Electrical Wiring Behind Your Walls Safe?

The wiring behind your walls powers everything from your lights to your coffee maker to your television. Do you know if the wiring behind your walls is safe? Take a moment to view this quick tip video to learn about the electrical wiring in your home.

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How Does a Home Comfort System Work?

Did you know that a home comfort system is also called an HVAC system? That system that you just can’t live without - the one that keeps you cozy and blissfully warm in the winter and then, cool and completely comfortable on those hot southern days, is your home’s HVAC system! Learn about the major components of your home’s HVAC system and why each component plays a vital role in providing you and your family with total home comfort.

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