Posts in Maintainance
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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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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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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A C Maintenance Tips

If you’d like some help in getting your air conditioner ready for summer, this quick tip video includes information on AC maintenance and repair. In addition, help extend the life of your unit by calling on a licensed professional on a regular basis.

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Choosing the Right Furnace Filter

If you’re not sure which type of furnace filter to use in your home, this quick tip video can help. Three common types are discussed, including the materials they are made from and the benefits they offer to the air quality of your home.

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Prevent Plumbing Problems

If you’d like some preventative steps to take in preventing plumbing issues in your home, this quick tip video discusses the elements of a properly functioning home water system.

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Signs of Faulty Switches and Outlets

Watch this quick tip video on how to determine if your home’s electrical switches and outlets need to be replaced. Ignoring these signs could potentially lead to a dangerous electrical fire.

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Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring

If you’re unsure about the safety of your home’s wiring, this quick tip video will help you identify the signs to watch for that could be indicating the need for a licenses electrical professional.

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Electricity: What's Inside Your Walls

Could your home’s electrical system be over stressed? Unsafe wiring conditions behind your walls can lead to entire electrical system damage, or, even worse, a fire.

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Electrical Panel Upgrade

Your home electrical panel was put in to handle the power needs of your home at the time it was installed. But, if you have lived in your home for a while, it’s very possible that your electrical needs have changed and so should your panel.

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Water Heater Maintenance Quick Video #2

If you’re interested in how to flush your hot water heater as part of regular maintenance, this quick tip video below will give a brief overview of why you should flush your hot water heater on a yearly basis. This video will also give you tips on how to conduct your hot water heater flush yourself.

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