The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Clean-up

Water damage can quickly cause a lot of damage in a home. This often motivates homeowners to start cleaning up the water damage by themselves, when in reality, this could cause further damage. Here are a few reasons to leave water damage clean-up to the professionals at All Star Plumbing and Restoration: Mold Even just… Continue reading The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Clean-up

5 Appliances That Can Cause Flooding

Water damage can cause thousands of dollars in repairs for homeowners. Unfortunately, appliances are some of the most common perpetrators of flooding and water damage in the home. Keep an eye on these five appliances for wear and tear that could lead to flooding: Refrigerator Since refrigerators have to cool items in a generally warm… Continue reading 5 Appliances That Can Cause Flooding

Preventing Spring Storm Wind Damage

The warmer temperatures the Treasure Valley is experiencing can bring some pretty nasty storms. One of the most damaging components of these spring storms is the powerful winds. It can cause damage to homes and yards, creating a costly mess. While the Treasure Valley might not get hurricane-strength winds, it does get some pretty forceful… Continue reading Preventing Spring Storm Wind Damage

7 Common Places Mold Hides

Mold can be hazardous to health and can cause structural problems in a home. Spotting and taking care of mold right away can help prevent these issues. So where should homeowners look for mold growth? Here are the seven most common places mold is found in the home: Flooded basements or cellars Mold loves wet,… Continue reading 7 Common Places Mold Hides

Summer Storms and Wind Damage

Spring and summer storms can bring some nasty wind with them. These winds can damage property and make a costly mess. If a windstorm happens to blow through and damage the home or surrounding area, All Star Plumbing and Restoration can offer their restoration services. After windstorms it is common to find roof shingles scattered… Continue reading Summer Storms and Wind Damage