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

Stopping an Overflowing Toilet

Overflowing toilets are a fairly common issue. Generally, the cause is a blockage or error in the tank float mechanism that regulates the water flow. However, if this seems to be a reoccurring problem, it may be due to a different issue. Here’s how to stop a toilet from overflowing: The first step is turning… Continue reading Stopping an Overflowing Toilet

Showerhead Options

Before calling the experts at All Star Plumbing and Restoration to install a new shower head, homeowners may need some help selecting the right one. With a ton of options available, making a decision can be difficult. Standard Wall Mount This common shower head comes in many different styles ranging from basic fixed-position shower heads… Continue reading Showerhead Options

Why is the Showerhead Whistling?

Stepping into a hot shower in the morning can be a nice, relaxing start to the day unless the showerhead starts emitting a loud, whistling noise when turned on. It’s not a great way to start off the morning. Usually when this happens, it’s due to a problem with the showerhead itself or the pipe… Continue reading Why is the Showerhead Whistling?