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

Bathtub Cracks and Chips

Cracks or chips in a bathtub are not only unsightly, but can cause other issues down the road. The best way to avoid these issues is to know what causes them. While many situations can lead to cracks and chips, here are some of the most common: Improper Installation If the bathtub wasn’t properly installed… Continue reading Bathtub Cracks and Chips

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

Upgrading to Low-Flow Toilets

Is your current toilet getting up there in years? Homeowners in need of replacing their older toilets should consider low-flow toilet options. These water-conserving models could have a significant impact on water usage and can lower water bill. Toilets made before 1994 use an average 20 gallons of water per person each day. That comes… Continue reading Upgrading to Low-Flow Toilets

Faucet Finishes Breakdown

Bathroom faucet finishes can complete the entire look and feel of the room. Choosing a finish depends on the style, durability, and more. Read on to learn about the differences and advantages of popular finishes. Copper In a bathroom, copper can look bold, but also gives off a rich vibe. A nice advantage to a… Continue reading Faucet Finishes Breakdown