Common Garbage Disposal Problems

Garbage disposals are great for reducing the amount of waste that ends up in the trash. However, they are not immune to issues, especially when the wrong foods or scraps are put down the disposal. Here are the five most common garbage disposal issues: Leaking There are several components that could be the cause of… Continue reading Common Garbage Disposal Problems

Benefits of Copper Piping

Copper piping is very common for water-supply plumbing in American homes. So much so that since 1963, about 5.3 million miles of copper has been installed in homes across America. This is due to the many benefits of copper piping. Here are five of the major benefits of copper piping: Reliability For over 70 years,… Continue reading Benefits of Copper Piping

Reducing Water Consumption During Spring and Summer

With the weather getting warmer, the water bill might soon be on the rise. Water usage generally peaks in summer, so getting it under control in spring could help homeowners save money. Here are some tips to reduce water usage: Check for Leaks According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average household can leak more… Continue reading Reducing Water Consumption During Spring and Summer

Benefits of a Water Softener

Hard water is dangerous for a home’s plumbing system and appliances, as well as the health of those living there. That’s why All Star Plumbing and Restoration offers a water composition assessment and water softener installation. Installing a water softener can come with many benefits, such as: Cleaner Surfaces Hard water can leave stains on… Continue reading Benefits of a Water Softener

Kitchen Remodel Plumbing Mistakes

Plumbing is an integral part of a working kitchen and needs to be dealt with before most other aspects when remodeling the kitchen. Not making the plumbing a priority could be a costly mistake. Avoid these common plumbing problems during kitchen remodels: Sink First Before choosing cabinets and countertops, choose the sink and determine where… Continue reading Kitchen Remodel Plumbing Mistakes

Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Disasters

With the holidays coming up, more stress will be placed on the plumbing. While All Star Plumbing and Restoration responds to plumbing emergencies 24/7, it’s better to avoid plumbing problems than to have one occur during your holiday celebration. Here are some tips to avoid plumbing disasters during the next couple of months: Oil Disposal… Continue reading Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Disasters

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