Tree roots are naturally drawn to the pipes that run underneath your yard. The pipes contain everything a tree root could possibly want – water, oxygen, and nutrients. Small amounts of moisture escapes as a vapor through the pipes which attracts the roots in the first place. Eventually they find a small hole or crack… Continue reading How to Address Tree Roots
Like many other industries, plumbing is embracing the use of smart home technology and expecting tremendous growth in this area in the coming year. The smart home market is growing at an incredibly rapid rate and is expected to continue to do so for the next several years. While plumbing may not seem like the… Continue reading Smart Plumbing in 2020
It’s likely that giving the gift of a visit from All Star Plumbing and Restoration has not made the top of your idea list, but maybe it should. One of the most common requests from new homeowners is a first floor, or second floor, laundry room. For many people the added convenience of having… Continue reading Plumbing…the Perfect Holiday Gift
So you walk into the basement or garage and there’s a rapidly growing pool of water in the area around your hot water tank, after thinking “this is going to be expensive” your next thought will likely be “I’ve got to contain this water before things get worse.” So what should you do? In this… Continue reading Water Heater Draining
Farmhouse sinks are incredibly popular right now and create a beautiful look in the kitchen, in addition to being incredibly practical. If you already have one then you know the perks of being able to easily wash cookie sheets or a large pot, but you may also have noticed that keeping them clean is somewhat… Continue reading How to Clean a Farmhouse Sink
Most homeowners will experience the water in their home turning brown at some point. If this is the first time it’s happened you may feel inclined to call your local plumber or stop drinking your water, but it turns out most of the time neither of those is necessary. While brown or discolored water may… Continue reading Gross…The Water is Brown
For many people the term “Aquastat” isn’t one they’re familiar with, in fact you may be wondering if this is even English. An Aquastat is quite simply a thermostat for water. It’s typically used to keep boiler water within a specific temperature range. Your next thought might be, who cares? While boilers aren’t extremely… Continue reading What is an Aquastat?