10 Reasons To Consider Replacing Your Toilet

Although most people don’t spend a lot of time talking or even thinking about their toilet, it becomes top of mind for everyone in the house if it stops working. So, what warning signs should you be looking for before the toilet actually dies? We’ve compiled a list of the top reasons to replace your… Continue reading 10 Reasons To Consider Replacing Your Toilet

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Installing a Mortared Shower Pan

If you’re in need of a custom fit shower enclosure, then a mortared shower pan is in your future. For many do-it-yourselfers this project sounds intimidating, but with some basic information and the right tools, an experienced DIYer can handle it.  You’ll need to have some level of comfort with framing, mixing and floating mortar,… Continue reading Installing a Mortared Shower Pan

Advantages of Professional for Demolition

While it may sound fun to pick up that sledgehammer and start knocking things down, you might want to give that a second thought.  There are some safety and structural concerns you might want to consider before beginning any kind of demolition project.  Depending on the size and scope of your job you may be… Continue reading Advantages of Professional for Demolition

Replacing a Shower Arm

If the shower arm at your house is in need of replacement due to rusting, leaking or simply a bathroom facelift, there are some simple steps you can follow to handle this basic home repair project.  Before getting started take off your existing shower arm and bring it with you to the hardware store to… Continue reading Replacing a Shower Arm

Kitchen and Bathroom Plumbing Jobs

With the holidays fast approaching you may be considering a refresh for the bathroom or kitchen area.  If that’s the case there are some important plumbing considerations for you to think about.  In many situations highly used sinks and faucets will need replaced or repaired during the time you own your home, and this can… Continue reading Kitchen and Bathroom Plumbing Jobs

Plumbers Who Have Broken Down Barriers

Every industry has their heroes, those who have gone before and broken down barriers to lead the way for others to follow, and plumbing is no different.  For many years in the United States plumbing was seen as a job only for white men, and while they certainly did a tremendous amount of the foundational… Continue reading Plumbers Who Have Broken Down Barriers

Plumbing Considerations when Building a New Home

Are you considering building your dream home?  If so you’ve probably thought a lot about cupboards, flooring, layout, and décor but very little about plumbing.  Plumbing is an extremely important piece of your home though, and should get some of your attention as well.  There are some plumbing items that will be difficult to address… Continue reading Plumbing Considerations when Building a New Home

Common Misconceptions about Plumbers

We all know there are misconceptions and long-time jokes about nearly every occupation – donuts & police; honesty & lawyers; “cracks” & plumbers, but there are some misconceptions that don’t apply to All Star Plumbing & Restoration which we wanted to clear up. Plumbers aren’t professional – the image in your mind of a large,… Continue reading Common Misconceptions about Plumbers

Why Is My Toilet So Noisy?

Have you ever wondered why your toilet is so loud post-flush?  While there’s always some noise associated with the flushing process, there are some noises that are not normal and can be quieted. Usually it’s the noise during the refilling of the tank that can be annoying, but in many scenarios this can be easily… Continue reading Why Is My Toilet So Noisy?

Winter Home Improvement Projects

Most people do not view winter as a time for home improvement projects. However, there are many projects that can be tackled, especially regarding plumbing, during the colder months. Here are some great projects to tackle this winter: Bathroom Remodel Does the bathroom need a little facelift? Whether it’s a small update like re-grouting tile,… Continue reading Winter Home Improvement Projects