Everyone has had to deal with an overflowing toilet or a spraying faucet, but some plumbing problems are certainly worse than others. A leaky pipe hidden within the walls can be an absolute nightmare. If you find water dripping from your ceiling or running down a wall you obviously know you’ve got a plumbing problem… Continue reading Plumbing Nightmares
A common misconception is that only wind damage caused by a hurricane or tornado is going to be covered by your homeowner’s insurance. The facts are, that while the Boise area doesn’t get a high number of tornadoes we do have high winds that result in damage to homes and business that require involvement of… Continue reading The Power of Wind
Everyone hopes that the worst case scenario will never happen, but everyone should prepare as if it will. Many homeowners, nearly two-thirds according to the consumer advocacy group United Policyholders, are under-insured and unaware. There are some costs that often go overlooked when shopping around for homeowner’s insurance such as the costs incurred to… Continue reading How Much Should Your Home Be Insured For?
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
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
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
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
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