The Benefits of Natural Gas Appliances

Natural gas appliances can contribute to energy savings in the home. There are a large number of appliances on the market that use natural gas. The following gas appliances have many advantages over their electric counterparts: Hot Water Heater Gas water heaters can heat water faster, and only when necessary. This lowers water heating expenses… Continue reading The Benefits of Natural Gas Appliances

Getting Ready for Fall

Fall is on its way, even if the current temperatures in Boise and the Treasure Valley don’t make it seem that way. Before winter hits, make a list of things to do around the house to prepare for the changing season. Here are some fall plumbing tips to put on that list: Hoses and Faucets… Continue reading Getting Ready for Fall

3 Reasons to Put Down The Plumbing Snake

When a plumbing fixture like the sink, toilet, or bathtub is clogged and a plunger won’t help, many homeowners grab a plumbing snake. However, using a plumbing snake could end up doing more harm than good. Here are three reasons to call All Star Plumbing and Restoration instead of grabbing a plumbing snake to work… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Put Down The Plumbing Snake

Sources of Discolored Water

Discolored tap water can be frightening to deal with. Although it isn’t always a health hazard, most people’s gut instinct is to not trust discolored water. Whether it is brown, cloudy, or otherwise discolored, here are some of the frequent causes of discolored water: Cloudy Water Air can get trapped in the pipes, releasing air… Continue reading Sources of Discolored Water

Innovative Smart Toilets

Toilets have advanced in many ways throughout the years to become what is seen in homes today. However, toilets are not done improving. The new technologies being tested and brought to toilets aren’t just about using less water, but about comfort and pampering. Check out what toilet manufacturers could be rolling out soon: Smart toilets… Continue reading Innovative Smart Toilets

Preventing Basement Mold

Because they are often dark and damp, basements can be the perfect place for mold to grow. Once it takes hold, it grows rapidly in moist, humid conditions. Mold can be very difficult to get rid of once it finds a place to grow, so it’s best to be proactive and prevent mold from getting… Continue reading Preventing Basement Mold

Animals and Plumbing Pipes

With the weather as hot as it is in Boise, animals are trying to seek cool shelter anywhere they can, including inside people’s homes. When animals get inside they can cause damage and even health issues. While most homeowners blame attics and basements for letting animals in, the plumbing pipes are a big offender of… Continue reading Animals and Plumbing Pipes