Cast Iron Sinks

There are many great material options when it comes to sinks. Each has their own advantages as well as some disadvantages. Those considering replacing the sink or choosing a style to install in a new home should take a serious look at cast iron. Cast iron sinks are made of two layers. The foundation is… Continue reading Cast Iron Sinks

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

5 Signs of Sewer Troubles

Since sewer lines are buried in the yard, the only way to tell if they are broken, is by looking for certain signs. If any of these five signs are present, it’s best to call All Star Plumbing and Restoration right away. Wet Spots in the Yard A broken line could allow water to seep… Continue reading 5 Signs of Sewer Troubles

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

The Problem with Polybutylene

There are a wide variety of pipes used in residential plumbing. Different types of pipes were used in different decades, depending on what material was popular at the time. Now, plumbers know not all pipes are equal, and one in particular should be eradicated from homes completely. This pipe is Polybutylene, which is often referred… Continue reading The Problem with Polybutylene

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

Ice Dams Causing Water Damage

This winter, homeowners should keep an eye on their roof. Giant icicles hanging from the roof might set the scene for a winter wonderland, but they are also dangerous. These icicles can fall down and hurt someone, but they also signal that there’s a serious problem with the roof or attic, and possible water damage… Continue reading Ice Dams Causing Water Damage